24 months
41020 AUD/year
26210 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Master of Information Technology at the University of Newcastle is a broad, flexible and technical degree which offers exciting and diverse career opportunities and challenges.

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As well as providing foundation IT skills for entrants with limited IT experience, the Information Technology program at the University of Newcastle  provides opportunities for experienced IT professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas including IT, communications, management, business and entrepreneurship.

Why study with us?

  • Flexible study options - at the University of Newcastle, you can choose to study full-time or part-time to suit your professional and personal needs.
  • Enhance your career opportunities - develop advanced analytical skills that are essential to organisations adopting new technologies or processes.
  • Specialise your learning - the Master of Information Technology gives you the opportunity to specialise in two key interest areas - business analytics & management information systems.

Career opportunities

With the flexibility to tailor your Master of Information Technology to best suit your career development needs, you will be able to hit the ground running with your newly attained specialist expertise.

Upon graduation, you will be capable of approaching complex problems with a level head, able to manage IT projects effectively and professionally, and have the technical expertise required to take on positions in electronic commerce, information systems, games development, technology management, health informatics or business systems and management.

Your career opportunities are quite diverse with possible career paths as a:

  • business analyst
  • database developer
  • project manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Database Management 

  • Systems Analysis and Design

  • Process Analysis and Problem Solving

  • Object Orientated Programming

  • Project Planning and Management

  • Professional Practice in IT

  • Information Technology Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.


160 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 083517F

AQF Level 7 entry:

  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree in a non-related field of study to Information Technology are eligible to undertake the 160 unit program, which can be completed in 2 years full time or 4 years part time.
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree in a non-related field of study to Information Technology, who also hold a minimum of two years of relevant senior level industry experience** , will study between 120 – 160 units. Students will be advised of specific program requirements depending on the content of previous work experience.
  • Students with a three year Bachelor degree in a related field of study* are eligible to undertake a 120 unit program that can be completed in 1.5 years full time or 3 years part time.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41020 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41020 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26210 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26210 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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