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What will I learn?

The need for information and communication experts has only grown as new technologies come about and businesses recognise its importance.

This course provides specialisations and cross-discipline approaches that allow you to master real-world ICT issues while tailoring your learning needs to suit your career goals.

Lead the tech world

Develop the technical efficiency to be a highly sought-after leader in a fast-paced information and communications technology industry. The Master of Information Technology offers multiple specialisations covering ICT disciplines such as networking, distributed computing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, web and mobile computing. With the flexibility to study areas such as management, health informatics and data analytics, this course provides broader skill sets for those looking to balance business needs with technological solutions.

You will develop skills through problem solving and research practice, applying these in a professional and ethical framework. Our graduates are highly prepared for roles such as project manager, software engineer, business analyst, systems administrator, mobile system developer, web developer and ICT security specialist.

Your career

As a graduate of this course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:

  • Systems Architect
  • Systems integrator
  • Web analyst
  • Software quality analyst
  • Business programmer
  • Software engineer analyst

Which department am I in?

School of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences



Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,280.00 (17,81,585) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 March 2022, 4 July 2022


Sydney City Campus

Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street,


New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,280.00 (17,81,585) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

7 March 2022, 25 July 2022


Western Sydney University

Parramatta South Campus,

Victoria Road,


New South Wales,

2116, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A baccalaureate degree in engineering. A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis) for all undergraduate work taken during the last two years of the applicant's studies.

For international students

An applicant for a Masters coursework degree program must either hold: a Bachelor degree or an overseas qualification from a recognised university or tertiary institution that is equivalent to a Bachelor degree, or A Graduate Diploma from a recognised tertiary institution or university.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: 6.5 overall score (min 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL internet-based score of 82: Writing 21, Speaking 18, Reading 13, Listening 13; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 58 overall; No communication skills less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Western Sydney University offers below pathways course for this subject

About Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is among the world’s top 2% of universities and places students at the very heart of the University experience.

  • Ranked 251st by Times Higher Education
  • Top 50 Young Universities in the World
  • Offering more scholarships that ever before
  • 48,500 Students, 6,700 International Students