24 months
42100 AUD/year
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This Master of Information Technology course from The University of Western Australia provides its graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to explain and apply appropriate information technology (IT) methodologies to help an individual or organisation achieve its goals and objectives.  

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This Master of Information Technology course from The University of Western Australia has a strong emphasis on the application of contemporary and emerging technologies, including cloud and high-performance computing, agile web development and software project design and management.

You'll develop computer programs in a number of contemporary scripting and programming languages and apply logical and critical thinking skills to harness existing technologies to manage and analyse large data sets.

You'll also be introduced to other fundamental pillars of information technology (IT), including network and web-based systems and their security, and human-computer interaction. 

The course is presented by members of UWA's big data and optimisation research groups, and includes guest lectures from industry. You'll participate in a group design project providing you with an opportunity to apply your knowledge to a real-world design challenge.

Career Pathways

The Master of Information Technology is ideal if you wish to change direction or expand your skillset to pursue a career in information technology. There is a great demand for information technology specialists across a wide range of industries. Career opportunities exist in internet/web development, technology and network management, communications, programming, IT consulting, ecommerce, systems analyst, multimedia, software development and web security.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering with Java
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Computational Thinking with Python  
  • Relational Database Management Systems 
  • Software Requirements and Design 
  • Open Source Tools and Scripting 
  • Professional Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 083866G  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent; and
  • completed Mathematics Applications ATAR, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 84200 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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