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Information Technology, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The Master of Information Technology aims to equip graduates with high-level professional skills in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and a sound understanding of the integration of computer-based information systems in a modern business environment.


It provides you with an opportunity to specialise in one of the following areas:

  • Applications development
  • Business analysis
  • Database administration.

All students are required to apply their learning to workplace and industry based projects. This is a two year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent), whereas our Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a one year full-time course (or the part-time equivalent) .

Career Paths

Graduates may pursue a range of careers such as:

  • Business systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant and project manager
  • IT trainer or educator
  • Network manager
  • Software engineer
  • Technical and network support professional


Students who complete this program are eligible for Australian Computer Society (ACS) membership following appropriate work experience.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Corporate Governance and Risk Management
  • Information Technology Infrastructure
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Data and Information Management
  • Application Development
  • Information Systems Project Management 
  • Knowledge Engineering 
  • Information Systems Strategy and Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Research Methods

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • Programme intensity Full-time
                      • Full-time duration 24 months
                    • Credits
                      160 alternative credits
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus

                    English Language Requirements

                    You only need to take one of these language tests:

                    • Minimum required score:


                      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                    • Minimum required score:


                      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                    Academic Requirements

                      • CRICOS Code: 079874G

                      To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have an overall academic IELTS of 6.5 (with an individual score of 6.0 for all tests) and have completed the following prerequisites:

                      • Equivalent of an Australian bachelor’s degree in any discipline (the equivalent of an Australian bachelor's degree in a related discipline will be eligible for up to four units credit); or
                      • Graduate Certificate in a related discipline.
                      • English language proficiency.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International

                        13980 AUD/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 27960 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                      • National

                        12900 AUD/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 25808 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                      Living costs for Melbourne

                      • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
                        Living Costs

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


                      ACU offers up to 20 scholarships each year for students starting undergraduate or postgraduate courses. These scholarships cover 50% of the recipients’ full-time tuition fees.

                      Selection Criteria

                      • Applicants must not be an Australian permanent resident citizen or New Zealand citizen;
                      • Applicants must have an offer for a place in an undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD program at ACU;
                      • Applicants must attend the relevant ACU campus as a full-time student;
                      • Applicants must not be receiving any other major scholarship or award5 ;
                      • Applicants must not be attending ACU as a Study Abroad or Exchange student.

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