24 months
37600 AUD/year
32700 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Information Technology at Swinburne University of Technology provides the knowledge and skills required to design, develop and maintain complex systems using state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies.

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The Master of Information Technology at Swinburne University of Technology  includes a general introduction to ICT and provides the opportunity for students to gain advanced specialist skills in areas such as networks, software development, and information systems analysis and management.

Students also have the opportunity to apply their skills through industry-related project work, including industry-linked projects for real clients. This project work can demonstrate students’ skills and knowledge to potential future employers. 

The program incorporates units from the Master of Technology (Information Technology), Graduate Diploma of Information Technology and Graduate Certificate of Information Technology.

Career opportunities

This Master of Information Technology at Swinburne University of Technology provides graduates with knowledge and skills equipping them to undertake professional work at an advanced level in field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and as a pathway for research and further learning.

The Master of Information Technology provides graduates from non-IT backgrounds a path to move into a career in IT.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Creating Web Applications
  •  Data Management for the Big Data Age
  •  User-Centred Design 
  • Cloud Computing Architecture 
  •  Web Application Development 
  •  Big Data 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 001742J

Applicants are required to have completed:
  • a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent; or
  • the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Information Technology; or
  • the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)

Applicants who have additional qualifications may be eligible to enter the program with Advanced Standing and may be able to complete the program in less than two years.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    32700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32700 AUD per year during 24 months.

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $8,021

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 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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