Master in Information Technology in Australia

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Information Technology

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The field of information technology focuses on the creation, storing, sending, processing and retrieving of electronic data. Studies may teach students about different types of applications as well as some skills such as programming.

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 2017/2018

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Master of Cybersecurity LMCY

University of South Australia
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 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. [+]

Best Masters in Information Technology in Australia 2017/2018. This century has seen a dramatic proliferation of digital devices and online services to the extent that personal and institutional information have become the life blood 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. As a graduate of the Master of Cybersecurity you will have the skills and expertise required to protect the critical information stored on an organisation’s computer systems. You will be prepared for employment as a cybersecurity professional (including roles such as chief information security officer, security analyst, security architect, security consultant and security engineer) within both private and public sector organisations. 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... [-]

Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Western Sydney University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years January 2018 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. The Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) prepares computing professionals and recent graduates for work in the information and communications technologies sector at the top of today's thoroughly globalised and networked environment. The course combines both Web Engineering and Networking specialisations, giving a strong foundation for your professional life in computing. You will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to deal effectively with advanced issues in information and communications technologies. Career Opportunities With a Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) you are equipped for different streams within the growing... [-]

Master of Information and Communication Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2017 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. [+]

Best Masters in Information Technology in Australia 2017/2018. 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 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. This course equips you for management, research and development roles in: systems and security engineering software and hardware network design, management and engineering data communications telecommunications application protocol wireless networks and more. It also prepares you for roles as a: systems analyst information technology consultant information systems administrator software and applications trainer systems engineer security engineer and more. What you'll learn How to: develop solutions to real problems in team and individual environments manage communication between upper management and technology specialists deal with social and ethical issues like computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches implement technical programs including e-commerce, data systems and mobile applications develop software, websites and IT systems. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, in computer science, information technology, computer engineering, electronic engineering or communication/telecommunication engineering with a credit average or higher. International students... [-]

Master of Information Technology

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 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. A team project in software engineering is part of the course, and you have the option of completing a minor thesis if you wish to go on to a PhD. Our partnerships with universities around the world will give you an opportunity to study overseas. When you graduate, you'll be eligible for professional membership of the Australian Computer Society. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit... [-]

Master of Telecommunications and Network Engineering

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 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. [+]

Best Masters in Information Technology in Australia 2017/2018. 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 highlevel 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. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is... [-]

Master of Business Information Management and Systems

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2018 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. You must complete 16 compulsory subjects (240 credit points). English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test... [-]

Master of Information Technology (Advanced)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 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 research degree.

The course provides students with an understanding of the advanced concepts of information technology in a commercial environment so they can contribute to the development of IT solutions in their organisation.

Career options include a wide variety of positions in the IT industry, including business intelligence expert, e-business developer, games developer, information systems manager, IT project manager, movie animator, software architect, software quality/testing specialist and systems analyst.... [-]


Master of Information Technology (Extension)

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney

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 to 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, as well as providing the opportunity to develop skills in alternative IT disciplines.

The course provides students with an understanding of the advanced concepts of information technology in a commercial environment so they can contribute to the development of IT solutions in their organisation.

Depending on the major selected, career options include a wide variety of positions in the IT industry, including business intelligence expert, e-business developer, games developer, information systems manager, IT project manager, movie animator, software architect, software quality/testing specialist and systems analyst.... [-]


Master of Information Technology

University of Technology Sydney
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years January 2018 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. The wide range of specialisations allows students to tailor the course to satisfy 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.

The course provides students with an understanding of the advanced concepts of information technology in a commercial environment so they can contribute to the development of IT solutions in their organisation.

Depending on the major selected, career options include a wide variety of positions in the IT industry, including business intelligence expert, e-business developer, games developer, information systems manager, IT project manager, movie animator, software architect, software quality/testing specialist and systems analyst.... [-]


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

Charles Sturt University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 18 - 36 months January 2018 Australia Port Macquarie + 1 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. This course is designed for those who currently work in the industry but have no formal qualification, and for those with tertiary qualifications in another discipline but who wish to gain a qualification that will allow them to pursue an IT career. The course is also designed to meet the needs of practising information technology professionals. For those without an undergraduate degree, entry is through the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology. The Master degree consists of four core subjects, four elective subjects, and four specialisation subjects. The specialisation subjects may be from the same specialisation or across multiple specialisations. The available... [-]

Master of Information Technology

Murdoch University
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 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. [+]

Best Masters in Information Technology in Australia 2017/2018. 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. There is a critical need for modern IT professionals responsible for establishing, maintaining and developing information systems in a wide variety of sectors including commerce, telecommunications, health, education, architecture, mining, engineering, law and government and non-government organisations. Graduates of the Internetworking and Security specialisation are eligible to sit for the following industry certification exams: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Managing Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SNRS). Course Structure Each course has a core set of units that... [-]

Master of Information Security and Intelligence

Edith Cowan University
Campus Full time 3 semesters January 2018 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.... [-]


Master of Information Technology

Kilroy Norway
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters January 2018 Australia Sydney Gold Coast North Ryde Victoria Adelaide Maroochydore + 6 more

Information technology underpins almost every aspect of modern society, from phones to MP3 players to dashboard navigation systems, from ATMs to robotic assembly lines to satellite [+]

Master of Information Technology

Awarding Body

Queensland University of Technology

Information technology underpins almost every aspect of modern society, from phones to MP3 players to dashboard navigation systems, from ATMs to robotic assembly lines to satellite communication, from online booking systems to banking to instant messaging. The generic option of not choosing a major allows you to select units that either complement prior knowledge or extend that knowledge. Similarly, students with limited IT knowledge from undergraduate studies can use the Masters program to provide a wide breadth of knowledge of varying aspects of IT.... [-]


Master of Information Technology

James Cook University
Campus Full time 1.5 years July 2018 Australia Townsville Cairns Brisbane + 2 more

The Master of Information Technology is designed for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised I.T. professionals who seek to further [+]

Master of Information Technology 

Join one of the world’s most dynamic and interesting industries and become a professional who is in demand across all sectors of the economy in Australia and overseas.The Master of Information Technology is designed for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised I.T. professionals who seek to further their knowledge and skills in computing, programming, networking and business.

James Cook University offers two majors for students to choose from:

Interactive technologies and game design - A degree for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised I.T. professionals who seek to further their knowledge and skills in advanced computing, programming, Interactive Technologies and Games Design. Computing and Networking - A degree for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised I.T. professionals who seek to further their knowledge and skills in advanced computing, programming, information systems and networking. ... [-]

Master of Advanced Information Technology

University of Newcastle
Campus Full time 2 years January 2018 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.... [-]