Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology

24 months
34700 AUD/year
24700 AUD/year
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With the Information Technology course offered at Queensland University of Technology you will gain advanced knowledge, based on research practices, in at least one Information Technology discipline, and develop the ability to to formulate best practice IT strategies and solutions.


Why choose this course?

If you want knowledge and skills in new technological trends, and are interested in developing the specialist knowledge and skills to succeed in senior IT-related positions, then this course is for you. The Master of Information Technology will develop a breadth of knowledge and deepen your understanding across varying aspects of IT. Completing one of the eight majors will give you specialist knowledge in that field:

  • Business Analysis (new) - design and problem solving skills will allow you to critically analyse complex work environments, assess alternate information systems solutions, and evaluate outcomes.
  • Business Process Management - provides you with complementary skills and knowledge to create and align information systems to effectively support business and enable business strategy.  
  • Computer Science - extends your understanding of computer programming beyond being a mere user of programming language to an appreciation of their design and implementation.
  • Cyber Security and Networks (new) - you will develop abilities in the investigation and appraisal of complex cyber security and networking challenges.
  • Data Science - provides you with the knowledge and skills to extract information from large, complex and disparate data sets, using leading edge algorithms and tools.

Career outcomes

This Information Technology course offered at Queensland University of Technology  is designed to facilitate learning for an unknown future. As a graduate, you will be proficient in IT knowledge production and use. You will have had the opportunity to apply thisknowledge in a range of real world contexts. You will be effective in complex and creative problem solving, bringing an understanding of IT as a field of rapid change and emerging innovation.

You will be qualified to work with IT service providers, consultancies and vendors, and readily employed in software and application development companies. Additionally, you willl be in strong demand in government departments, the finance and banking sector, and within healthcare, advanced manufacturing, engineering, mining and agriculture.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Information Systems 
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Security and Networking
  • Databases
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Rapid Web Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


192 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).
6.5 (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.
79 (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.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 083059E

Master of Information Technology - 2 year program

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 (on QUT's 7 point scale).

Master of Information Technology – 1.5 year program*

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree in information technology with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 (on QUT’s 7 point scale).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34700 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    24700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24700 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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