• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

Overview

The Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) at Swinburne University of Technology is concerned with the mastery of theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to the design, construction, operation, support and maintenance of information technology (IT) solutions. This course will provide you with advanced skills and introduces state-of-the-art techniques used in the design and construction of IT solutions, as well as the research skills needed to assess the effectiveness of a solution or technology. You will gain specialist skills and become capable of working with information technology solutions at an advanced level.

This course provides graduates with knowledge and skills allowing them to seek professional work at an advanced level in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and as a pathway for research and further learning. The Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) allows IT graduates to further specialise or supplement their knowledge in selected ICT areas.

Career opportunities

This program addresses the issues and technologies that are being widely adopted in industry. Graduates will be equipped for employment in IT and network positions.

Aims and objectives

Upon completion of their course, students will be capable graduate ICT professionals, and able to:

 1. Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research with independence demonstrating the ability to analyse, process and synthesise complex information.

2. Communicate information proficiently to a variety of audiences, demonstrating scholarship of ICT foundations, as well as recent advances in the ICT field within the context of a specialisation (Software Development, Information Systems or Networking).

3. Apply a coherent and advanced knowledge of Information Technology, critically evaluate trade-offs, and create innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence.

4. Demonstrate personal discipline, scholarship of the field, critical thinking, and judgment by completing a substantial capstone project using contemporary techniques.

5. Reflect on, and take responsibility for their own learning, manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing personal performance as a means of managing continuing professional development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Requirements, Analysis and Modelling
  • Enterprise Systems 
  • Database Systems 
  • Business Process Management 
  • Business Intelligence and Data Visualisation 
  • Knowledge Management and Analytics 
  • Applied Research Methods 
  • Applied Research Project 
  • Requirements, Analysis and Modelling
  • Enterprise Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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:

    79

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General Requirements

CRICOS code- 061755G

  • Admission to the Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) is available to applicants who have completed a recognised bachelor degree in information technology related discipline covering at least the fundamental knowledge of computer programming, web system development, database, and business applications of computer systems.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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