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Networking and Systems Administration

Charles Sturt University

12 months
28400 AUD/year
26800 AUD/year
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The Networking and Systems Administration from Charles Sturt University develops your expertise in the design, implementation and management of computer networks, so you can lead in the efficient functioning of your organisation. Preparation for the world's most popular industry certifications, from vendors such as Microsoft and Cisco, is an integral part of the course.


If you aspire to move into senior positions within the networking and inter-networking discipline, the Networking and Systems Administration program from Charles Sturt University – developed in close consultation with industry professionals, academic experts and Charles Sturt University alumni – is ideal.

  • At the cutting edge

You'll learn under the guidance of experienced academic staff and industry-based lecturers who are across all the very latest industry trends. Preparation for the world's most in-demand computer networking industry certifications is also included as an integral part of this course.

  • Join our community

The latest government higher education statistics show that Charles Sturt University is Australia’s largest provider of postgraduate IT education. Our students, academics and researchers form a diverse, collaborative community dedicated to best practice and the development of quality teaching and outcomes that address on-topic issues in IT.

  • Wide-ranging program

You'll commence by studying topics on network protocols, hacking countermeasures and IT service management before pursuing your own interests. Choose from subjects on cloud computing, wireless networking, virtualisation, network security, Active Directory, Exchange Server management and more.

  • Study at your pace and place

Delivered online, this course enables you to apply your learning and insight in real-time, having an immediate impact on your organisation. You can study online from anywhere in the world, allowing you to update your qualifications while continuing to work. You can also speed up or slow down your study pace to meet your changing professional and personal schedules. Our subjects are supported by a host of educational technologies, from video lectures to online simulations. There is no need to attend on-campus lectures or residential schools.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from Charles Sturt University's Master of Networking and Systems Administration, you will be well-positioned to lead change and innovation in a rapidly growing global industry. Use your specialised knowledge and skills to move into managerial roles in network administration, network engineering and systems administration in the public or private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology Ethics
  • Networking 
  • Emerging Technologies and Innovation
  • Virtualisation
  • Cyber Security 
  • Professional Communications

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


48 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28400 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26800 AUD per year during 12 months.


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