Master of Information Technology
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
George Swinburne STEM Achievement Postgraduate Scholarship
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Hawthorn (Semester 1, Semester 2)
Sydney (January, May, September) - View application and start dates
A$37600 (annual for 2023)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
- Six (6) IT core units (75 credit points)
- One (1) Specialisation (100 credit points) consisting of:
- Two (2) core units (25 credit points)
- Four (4) technology projects (75 credit points)
- Two (2) electives (25 credit points)
The Master of Information Technology consists of 200 credit points. Units normally carry 12.5 credit points (cps.). In each year, eight (8) units normally constitute a full-time load of 100 credit points and four (4) units normally constitute a part-time load of 50 credit points. The volume of learning is typically 2 years.
Maximum Academic Credit
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Master of Information Technology is 100 credit points (normally eight units)
Units of study
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities, course aims and objectives and professional recognition.
Aims and objectives
|CLO1||Demonstrate a coherent understanding of the fundamental aspects of ICT solutions including the use of a range of tools and techniques for requirements capture, solution design and construction, and project management|
|CLO2||Apply a coherent and advanced knowledge of Information Technology, critically evaluate trade-offs, and create innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence|
|CLO3||Communicate information proficiently to a variety of audiences, demonstrating scholarship of ICT foundations, as well as recent advances in the ICT field within the context of an IT specialisation|
|CLO4||Reflect on, and take responsibility for their own learning, manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing personal performance as a means of managing continuing professional development|
|CLO5||Apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research with independence demonstrating the ability to analyse, process and synthesise complex information|
|CLO6||Demonstrate personal discipline, scholarship of the field, critical thinking, and judgment by completing a substantial capstone project using contemporary techniques|
Pathways and scholarships
- Pathways and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Fees, entry requirements and English language requirements.
A prerequisite for many courses, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) can now be done on campus in Hawthorn at Room 132, Building TD. Book now or call +61 3 9214 3584 for more information.
- a bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent; or
- the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Information Technology; or
- the Postgraduate Qualifying Program (available to International applicants only)
English language requirements
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.
How to apply
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Tel: +61 3 9214 8444 (outside Australia)