Master of Information Technology

RMIT University

Program Description

Master of Information Technology

RMIT University

Master of Information Technology

If you’re creative and passionate about how cutting-edge technology can provide real-world solutions for diverse areas like business, government, health and social services, this program offers you a range of options to develop your ICT skills and knowledge.

The program caters to students with a major in IT as well as those with minimal programming experience. If you have no undergraduate degree or background in the area, this is the quickest and best pathway to roles in the ICT industry.

You will learn fundamental, adaptable, technical skills that can be applied to a range of platforms, with future-proof knowledge in key areas like algorithms and analysis, data mining, cloud computing and programming language design.

You will specialise in one of these industry focused areas:

  • big data management
  • cloud computing
  • mobile computing
  • security
  • software architecture
  • web systems and search technology.

You’ll also have the chance to apply for an industry project at the cutting edge of technological innovation.

You may also like to consider the Master of Computer Science which is a high level program, primarily aimed at those with prior study in computer science who wish to enhance and apply this knowledge to specific practical problems through a research or industry-based project.

Program structure

This program consists of 192 credit points.

Choose one of the following specialisations:

  • Big data management
  • Cloud computing
  • Mobile computing
  • Security
  • Software architecture
  • Web systems and search technology.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Your application may also be considered if you have a minimum of five years of relevant work experience or professional practice in programming (web, application, database); software engineering; system, functional or business analysis; information, system or enterprise architecture; ICT management; administration (network, systems); support (desktop, helpdesk, system); web design/media; business information systems or information systems, may also be considered.

International qualifications are assessed for comparability to Australian qualifications according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • Academic IELTS (minimum scores) overall band of 6.5 with no individual band below 6.0
  • TOEFL (Paper-based): minimum score of 580 (with a Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5)
  • TOEFL (Internet-based): minimum score of 92 with a minimum of 20 in each section
  • Cambridge English (Advanced CAE): CAE Grade B
  • Pearson: Minimum score of 58 (no band less than 50).
This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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