24 months
28200 AUD/year
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The Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) at Swinburne University of Technology is a 12-unit program of advanced studies in information technology (IT) with an emphasis on enhancing the ability of graduates to gain professional employment in the IT industry.

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The Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) course 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 students with advanced skills and state-of-the-art techniques used in the design and construction of IT solutions, as well as research skills needed to assess the effectiveness of IT solution or technology.

Students will gain specialist skills and become capable of working with information technology solutions at an advanced level.

This Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing) at Swinburne University of Technology provides graduates with knowledge and skills allowing them to undertake professional work at an advanced level in field of Information and Communication Technologies, 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 IT 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • User-Centred Design
  • Cloud Computing Architecture
  • Web Application Development
  • Big Data
  • Technology Enquiry Project
  • Technology Design Project
  • Technology Innovation Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


150 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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.

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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    28200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28200 AUD per year during 24 months.

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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