Master of Information Technology
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
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2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
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2023 Start Dates
2024 Start Dates
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
- 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, recognition of prior learning and scholarships.
Course fees and requirements
- Entry requirements and non-year 12 entry.
How do I pay my fees?
FEE-HELP is a loan given to eligible full-fee paying higher education students to help pay part or all of their tuition fees. The Commonwealth Government pays the amount of the loan directly to Swinburne.
HECS-HELP is a loan and discount scheme available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place. A HECS-HELP loan can cover all or part of the student contribution amount.
- 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)