Master's Program in Information Technology in Australia

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

In information technology programs, students may be able to explore different types of technology applications and the way in which information is created, exchanged and stored. Students may learn how to write code and can explore areas such as information security, software applications, system design and databases.

Australia has seven of the top 100 institution of higher learning in the world! Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, placing eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.

Top Master Programs in Information Technology in Australia 2018

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Master of Cybersecurity (Law, Business Ops & IT)

La Trobe University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne + 1 more

Our cybersecurity degrees have been created by industry, for the industry, and will prepare you to combat large-scale illegal activity and its increasing levels of sophistication. La Trobe is a member of the Victorian Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC), a hub for cybersecurity activities funded by the Victorian Government. [+]

Choose Master of Cybersecurity at LaTrobe

Cybercrime is a widespread threat and a mainstream concern that can only be combated by highly skilled specialists – but they’re currently in short supply. A report from La Trobe’s industry partner Cisco states there are currently an estimated one million cybersecurity job openings globally. This demand is projected to increase to six million by 2019, with an expected shortfall of 1.5 million.

Our cybersecurity degrees have been created by industry, for the industry, and will prepare you to combat large-scale illegal activity and its increasing levels of sophistication. La Trobe is a member of the Victorian Oceania Cyber Security Centre (OCSC), a hub for cybersecurity activities funded by the Victorian Government.... [-]


Master of Information and Communication Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2018 Australia Melbourne

The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors. [+]

Choose Information and Communication Technology at La Trobe Get advanced skills and knowledge to launch a global career in ICT. Develop high-level skills through the practical industry, IT and software projects. Learn about project management, system design, testing and documentation as you go. Follow your interests with our huge range of computer science, electronic engineering and networking electives. Learn at your own pace with options for acceleration and advanced standing. Study overseas with one of our partner universities. Career outcomes

The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors.... [-]


Master of Information Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Melbourne

Our Master of Information Technology is designed for students without a background in IT. You'll build on your existing qualification, from any area, and develop the technical skills for a career in the IT sector. [+]

Our Master of Information Technology is designed for students without a background in IT. You'll build on your existing qualification, from any area, and develop the technical skills for a career in the IT sector.

You'll study computing fundamentals such as database systems, computer networks and programming before moving onto more advanced studies in software engineering, intelligent systems, internet computing and web-based and e-commerce computer networks. The course is focused on technical proficiency and will provide you with the skills to build and manage computer systems, including knowledge of Java for programming, algorithms and data structures, the fundamentals of system design engineering and fundamental IT-related mathematics.... [-]


Master of Telecommunications and Network Engineering

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2019 Australia Melbourne

Rapid changes in computer, internet, multimedia and communication technologies have created many challenges in the field of telecommunications engineering. We will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experience you need to excel in this demanding industry. [+]

Rapid changes in computer, internet, multimedia and communication technologies have created many challenges in the field of telecommunications engineering. We will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experience you need to excel in this demanding industry.

This course focuses on all aspects of telecommunication engineering, from high-level specifications of telecommunications systems, through to the realisation of communication circuits.

Core subjects areas include: broadband digital communications, personal mobile communications, antennas and propagation, plus current experimental practice in electronics and telecommunications projects.

You will also have a wide range of advanced telecommunications electives to choose from. You can choose to combine your studies with a Master of Business Administration.... [-]


Master of Business Information Management and Systems

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2019 Australia Melbourne

The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is designed to provide you with an understanding of business information systems tools and concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. [+]

Are you looking for a career as a business analyst or ICT manager?

The Master of Business Information Management and Systems is designed to provide you with an understanding of business information systems tools and concepts as they are applied to diverse business environments. You'll learn information system tools in areas like information management, enterprise resource planning, business intelligence, project management and business planning.

You'll be trained in system analysis and design methods for business information systems from the perspective of business process improvements. You'll work on team-based real-world business intelligence projects. In the process you'll gain skills in analysis, information and data analysis, ICT problem solving, and system development skills.... [-]


Master of Information Technology and Systems

University of Canberra
Campus Full time 4 - 12 semesters January 2019 Australia Canberra

Designed especially for those with no formal IT study or employment background, this course addresses the key areas of the ‘Skills Framework for the Information Age’ and will fire up your motivation for becoming a professional in the field. [+]

Shape your career in IT with the help of UC

If you would like to progress a career in ICT, but currently have no experience in it, then this course is the stepping stone you need. Designed especially for those with no formal IT study or employment background, this course addresses the key areas of the ‘Skills Framework for the Information Age’ and will fire up your motivation for becoming a professional in the field. You will gain an effective introduction to software technology and engineering practice, studying the fine details of database design and engineering management.

This accommodating course offers a variety of delivery modes to help you balance your study with other commitments, including weekday classes during business hours and in the evenings. As part of UC’s commitment to Work Integrated Learning (WIL), you can choose to undertake an internship with a professional practice, which will help you gain the necessary practical skills for securing your chosen IT role upon graduation.... [-]


Master of Information Technology (Advanced)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is designed to enable students to achieve a comprehensive and greater understanding of information technology in specialised technical or management areas for the IT professional. The wide range of specialisations allows students to tailor the course to satisfy and broaden their career development needs. [+]

It is essential to keep IT knowledge and skills up to date. This course provides students with an enhanced understanding of the business context and technical developments shaping contemporary information and communications technology (ICT), and equips them to meet the challenges of working in the IT industry with a view to providing a pathway into a higher degree by research.

The course provides students with an understanding of the advanced concepts of information technology which are developed further through the undertaking of a research project. The research project affords an opportunity for students to demonstrate their capacity to undertake a higher degree by research in the future.... [-]


Master of Cybersecurity LMCY

University of South Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Adelaide

This qualification produces industry engaged professionals with the knowledge, skills, and competencies required to excel in their careers as cybersecurity professionals. Candidates will study technical topics including network security; application and web security; identity management and access control; digital forensics; incident response; infrastructure security; industrial internet security (including Internet of Things and mobile device security); and penetration testing. [+]

This century has seen a dramatic proliferation of digital devices and online services to the extent that personal and institutional information has become the lifeblood of social interaction and identity. The IT infrastructure that is the foundation of life in the modern world, governing everything from essential services such as water supply and power, and supporting the government, medical and financial institutions that form the pillars on which our society is based, must be protected.

There is a critical need for highly trained experts that will take on the task of ensuring the safety and security of both the information and infrastructure that define our lives. The Australian Government’s Cyber Security Strategy* points out that effective cybersecurity is an essential component of a modern, prosperous and safe society.... [-]


Master of Science in Internetworking (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is intended for graduates from any field who wish to learn or extend their knowledge of networking and networking technologies. As students come from a variety of backgrounds, there is a degree of subject choice in the program to meet individual needs. [+]

The internetworking program provides students with a practical, hands-on learning experience using resources provided by Cisco Systems for internetworking including routing, switching, security and wireless. Advanced electives in internetworking are available. The program covers all aspects of the organisational use of networks: design, implementation, security, management, end systems and applications. This course prepares students with undergraduate qualifications that are not in the field of ICT, for entry to the workforce as an ICT networking professional. Students who do have ICT qualifications can extend their learning. Students can develop multiple skills across the internetworking field, according to interest and elective choices, for example, switching and routing, systems and network management and analysis, network security, mobility and web development. Students have the option of preparing for Cisco CCNA and CCNP certifications within the program.... [-]


Master of Science in Internetworking

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 1.5 - 3 years January 2019 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is intended for computing science, information technology or engineering graduates, with or without networking experience, who wish to learn or extend their knowledge of networking and networking technologies. As students come from a variety of backgrounds, there is a degree of subject choice in the program to meet individual needs. [+]

The internetworking program provides practical, hands-on learning experience using various resources including the support provided by Cisco Systems for broad computer network and relevant applications including routing, switching, security, wireless, mobile computing, web systems, cloud computing and operating systems. Advanced electives in internetworking are available. The program covers all aspects of the organisational use of networks: design, implementation, security, management, end systems and applications. This course allows students to develop multiple skills across the internetworking field and the relevant application development field, according to interest and elective choices, for example, switching and routing, systems and network management and analysis, network security, mobility, cloud computing, computer network application development and web development.... [-]


Master of Information Technology

Murdoch University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 Australia Perth

This course is a professional qualification in Information Technology, designed to provide appropriate practical understanding, skills and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development. The primary aim is to allow IT professionals the opportunity for professional upgrading or an extension of their qualifications and experience. [+]

This course is a professional qualification in Information Technology, designed to provide appropriate practical understanding, skills and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development. The primary aim is to allow IT professionals the opportunity for professional upgrading or an extension of their qualifications and experience.

The degree may be completed in one of two ways, by coursework, or by coursework and dissertation. Coursework students complete 48 credit points of advanced graduate-level units, while coursework and dissertation students complete 36 credit points of coursework units and a 12-credit point dissertation.

You may exit this Masters degree at various points, to complete the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology or the Graduate Diploma in either Information Technology Management or Internetworking and Security, depending on unit selection. The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management forms the first half of the IT Management specialisation, and the Graduate Diploma in Internetworking and Security forms the first half of the Internetworking and Security specialisation.... [-]


Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years January 2019 Australia Sydney Bankstown Campbelltown Lower Hawkesbury Blacktown Rydalmere Penrith + 7 more

Master of Information and Communications Technology - Advanced (MICT-Adv) course is for students seeking to progress their knowledge in ICT discipline. This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge in a range of theories and state-of-the-art developments in ICT. [+]

Master of Information and Communications Technology - Advanced (MICT-Adv) course is for students seeking to progress their knowledge in ICT discipline. This course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge in a range of theories and state-of-the-art developments in ICT. Students will be required to complete a work experience component and a specialisation, in addition to a number of core and elective units. The course aims to develop students with knowledge and skills required in problem-solving and research practice and provide opportunities to apply those skills and knowledge in a professional and ethical framework to develop themselves as lifelong learners.

The speed of change in Information and Communications Technology requires everyone to update their knowledge every few years. Western Sydney University courses recognise this. In addition, we concentrate on the vital role that computer networks, including internet and web technologies, are playing in all areas of life. This is reflected in our research strengths in networking and web engineering.... [-]


Master of Information Security and Intelligence

Edith Cowan University
Campus Full time 3 semesters January 2019 Australia Perth

A professional course designed to meet the demand for security and intelligence professionals in government, law enforcement, and industry [+]

Master of Information Security and Intelligence

A professional course designed to meet the demand for security and intelligence professionals in government, law enforcement, and industry.

Related careers

Computer Security Consultant, Information Security Consultant

Further studies

Students interested in progressing further in this area can elect to study the Doctor of Philosophy.

Further courses

Doctor of Philosophy

Related studies

The Graduate Certificate of Information Security and Intelligence and Graduate Diploma of Information Security and Intelligence are also available in this discipline.

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Master of Information Technology (with specialisations) (12 subjects)

Charles Sturt University
Online Campus Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2019 Australia Port Macquarie + 2 more

Want to take your technical career to the next level? CSU's Master of Information Technology is highly regarded for its practical focus. This course lets you specialise in an area such as networking, security, programming, business analysis or IT management. [+]

Want to take your technical career to the next level? CSU's Master of Information Technology is highly regarded for its practical focus. This course lets you specialise in an area such as networking, security, programming, business analysis or IT management. You can combine subjects from different areas to design a course that suits your needs.

Why study this course?

CSU's Master of Information Technology (with specialisations) (12 points) is available to students with professional IT experience or with a Bachelor degree in any discipline. You can study this course online or at our Port Macquarie campus or with the CSU Study Centres in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane. When choosing to study online, all subjects can be done online without the need to attend on-campus lectures or residential schools, and subjects are supported by a host of educational technologies that may include video lectures, lab simulations or chat rooms.... [-]


Master of Advanced Information Technology

University of Newcastle
Campus Full time 2 years January 2019 Australia Newcastle

The Master of Advanced Information Technology degree will advance your development and expand your skills and knowledge in the IT areas. Postgraduate coursework in Information Technology is undertaken in an integrated program comprising. [+]

Master of Advanced Information Technology

This program is only available to students who have already commenced their studies. New students should refer to the new postgraduate Information Technology programs for further information.

Postgraduate coursework in Information Technology is undertaken in an integrated program comprising Graduate Certificate, Master of Information Technology and Master of Advanced Information Technology. The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology is designed to provide graduates with the opportunity to develop and expand their skills and knowledge in the most technically advanced IT areas. The program provides graduates with training and experience (according to personal development needs) by developing expertise in the fast moving areas of e-Business, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Multimedia, Computer Engineering and Telecommunications. Graduates of this program will also be able to identify and analyse simple problems and perform in a professional and ethical manner.... [-]