• Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The Master of Information Technology (Information Systems Development) offered by the University of Wollongong will provide you with the skills to develop and manage computer information systems to achieve business goals. You will develop valuable transferable skills in solving business problems, such as project and change management, and an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies, IT strategy and governance, security and service provision and information management. This course will prepare you for a career as a systems analyst or systems designer.

This degree is suitable for those without an IT background seeking to develop the fundamental skills required to work in the sector, or to undertake a management role in which an understanding of IT implementation is essential.

What you will study

You will study subjects in programming for social innovation and enterprise architecture design and management, alongside core subjects in programming, data management and security, information design and content management, systems development and business process management. You will also complete a minor research project or report.


The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as meeting the requirements for membership at the Professional Level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming with Python
  • Web Programming I
  • Big Data Management
  • Information Design and Content Management
  • Research Methodology
  • Professional Practice and Research Project
  • IT Research Project
  • Systems Development Methodologies

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    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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Academic Requirements

  • Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 60% in any area. Applicants with other qualifications and substantial relevant professional experience may be considered.
  • CRICOS: 083840F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33168 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 66336 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32112 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 64224 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 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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