• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
The need for information and communication experts has only grown as new technologies come about and businesses recognise its importance. The Information and Communications Technology program at Western Sydney University provides specialisations and cross-discipline approaches that allow you to master real-world ICT issues while tailoring your learning needs to suit your career goals.


The Information and Communications Technology program at Western Sydney University will help you develop the technical efficiency to be a highly sought-after leader in a fast-paced information and communications technology industry. The Master of Information Technology offers multiple specialisations covering ICT disciplines such as networking, distributed computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, web and mobile computing. With the flexibility to study areas such as management, health informatics and data analytics, this course provides broader skill sets for those looking to balance business needs with technological solutions.

You will develop skills through problem solving and research practice, applying these in a professional and ethical framework. Our graduates are highly prepared for roles such as project manager, software engineer, business analyst, systems administrator, mobile system developer, web developer and ICT security specialist.

Your career

As a graduate of this course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Systems Architect
  • Systems integrator
  • Web analyst
  • Software quality analyst
  • Business programmer
  • Software engineer analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Network Technologies
  • Professional Practice and Communication
  • Research Preparation in Post Graduate Studies
  • IT Project Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Futures
  • Distributed Computing
  • Health Informatics
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship

                    Detailed Programme Facts

                    • Programme intensity

                      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                      • Full-time duration 18 months
                      • Average part-time duration 36 months
                      • Intensity Flexible
                      • Part-time variant
                    • Languages
                      • English
                    • Delivery mode
                      On Campus
                    • More information Go to the programme website

                    English Language Requirements

                    • 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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                    • 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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                    General Requirements

                    • CRICOS Code: 063546M
                    • This course has three Pathways (A, B and C) that vary in length and structure based on previous study and work experience.
                    • Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

                    Tuition Fee

                    • International

                      31680 AUD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
                    • National

                      29840 AUD/year
                      Tuition Fee
                      Based on the original amount of 29840 AUD per year and a duration of 18 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 Sydney

                    • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
                      Living Costs

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


                    Check the programme website for information about funding options.

                    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.

                    The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

                    Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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