24 months
28152 AUD/year
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This Information Technology course from Murdoch University is a professional qualification in Information Technology, designed to provide candidates with the appropriate practical understanding, skills and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development.

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The primary aim of this  Information Technology course from  Murdoch University is to provide IT professionals the opportunity to significantly extend their existing qualifications and experience.

The degree may be completed in one of two ways:

  • Coursework: students complete 48 credit points of graduate-level units.
  • Coursework and Dissertation: students complete 36 credit points of graduate-level coursework units and a 12-credit point dissertation. The Coursework and Dissertation option is only available to students who have completed 24 credit points towards the MIT and obtained a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

You may enter this Masters degree via a pathway through a Graduate Diploma which provides you with foundational IT knowledge before completing the MIT. The complete pathway can be undertaken over four semesters.

Students may elect to exit the Masters at various points, to complete either the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology or the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management, Internetworking and Security or Data Science, depending on unit selection. 

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management forms the first half of the MIT (IT Management specialisation), the Graduate Diploma in Internetworking and Security forms the first half of the MIT (Internetworking and Security specialisation), and the Graduate Diploma in Data Science forms the first half of the MIT (Data Science).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • IT Professional Practice 
  • Knowledge Management 
  • Local Area Network Design and Implementation 
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Applied Information Security Management 
  • Business Analysis and Systems Development Approaches
  • Information Technology Research Methods
  • Human Factors in Information Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
73 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor's degree in IT (AQF Level 7); 
  • OR recognised non-IT Bachelor's degree plus an approved Diploma in IT (AQF Level 8); 
  • OR recognised non-IT Honours degree (AQF Level 8) plus five or more years of relevant experience.
Recognition of relevant and current informal or non-formal learning may be used for entry requirements, and should be discussed with the Academic Chair.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28152 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28152 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use the university's Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.


  • We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.
  • The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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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