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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Master of Information Technology

  • Masters (Coursework)

Whether it's biometric recognition, digital health monitoring or connectivity to the Internet of Things, technology is shaping how we live at an unprecedented and increasing speed. The course is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
1209150, 097605B, 0101721, 0101721, 0101721
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$32,400 per year / $64,800 total

About this course

Whether it's biometric recognition, digital health monitoring or connectivity to the Internet of Things, technology is shaping how we live at an unprecedented and increasing speed.

If you want to be part of this transformation, the Master of Information Technology (MIT) places you at the cutting edge. You'll experience innovative learning with industry-led projects at the University's Digital Enterprise Lab, which might include digital health, digital tourism and smart cities. You will master cutting-edge technologies in artificial intelligence, virtual/augmented reality and the Internet of Things with advanced coursework and real-world applications.

The course is designed for both IT and non-IT professionals. Together with core units in data science, cyber security, software development and user experience, you have the option to tailor your studies with advanced specialist units.

As a graduate you are well-prepared for senior and leadership roles in all manner of businesses and organisations, from both the private and public sector.

Entry requirements

An applicant for admission to the Master of Information Technology must have:

  1. Completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related discipline; or
  2. Completed a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, with at least a 55% (Pass) average; or
  3. Equivalent professional experience.

Study locations

Sydney

Gold Coast

Melbourne

Perth

What you will learn

Data science, cyber security, software development, user experience. Specialist units include: advanced cyber security, big data analysis, computational intelligence and machine learning, computer forensics, internet engineering, pervasive and immersive user experience, programming for the internet of things, mobile and cloud systems.

Career pathways

Graduates will be prepared for a variety of roles with advanced expertise in cyber security, software engineering, user experience and data science.

Course structure

To be eligible to receive the Master of Information Technology students must complete 16 core units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • equivalent of 9 core units (108 credit points);
  • 5 units (60 credit points) in a specialisation; and
  • 2 equivalent elective units (24 credit points).