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What will I learn?

Advance your technical career with the Master of Information Technology (with specialisations) from Charles Sturt University. Delivered by highly qualified academic staff who work in collaboration with global industry and academic leaders, this course integrates practical industry perspectives with emerging tools and technologies.

Choose from a range of specialisations in emerging areas, such as networking, cyber security, programming, cloud computing, business analysis and IT management.

Course highlights

Responding to the needs of IT professionals, Charles Sturt University's Master of Information Technology (with specialisations) (12 subjects) is offered either online, at our Port Macquarie campus or at the Charles Sturt University Study Centres in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Build expertise in a specialist area

Comprising four core subjects, four elective subjects, and four specialisation subjects, this master's course offers the opportunity to hone your skills across emerging fields such as business analysis, computer networking, network security, IT management, software design and development, and systems analysis.

Learn from anywhere – at your own pace

Students looking for flexible study options can choose to study online delivery option that provides the flexibility to study at a time and location that best suits your busy schedule. All subjects can be completed without the need to attend on-campus lectures or residential schools, with each subject supported by a host of educational technologies, including online meetings, lecture recordings, lab simulations and online forum discussions. You can choose to fast-track completion by studying additional subjects. You can also choose to study fewer subjects or take temporary leave to fit in with your busy work and personal schedule.

Join our community

Charles Sturt University is one of the leading providers of IT education in Australia, with the largest IT student community. Our staff work together in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement. Our teaching is backed by a research record focusing on applied research projects in emerging areas of cyber security, artificial intelligence, data mining, e-health, image processing, ICT security, applied mathematics and statistics that make a real difference to our communities.

Career opportunities

Information technology is constantly evolving – offering an exciting professional future. When you graduate from this course you'll be equipped with the essential skills to explore roles in a range of organisations, utilising your skills across networking, software designing, cloud computing and system analysis. You can devise technology solutions to business problems as a business analyst or, you could work as a network security specialist to protect critical infrastructure of an organisation.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioral Sciences

CRICOS

074616M

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,912.00 (13,33,619) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may change in future.

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

Start date

15 November 2021, 28 February 2022, 23 May 2022, 11 July 2022, 29 August 2022, 14 November 2022

Venue

Port Macquarie Campus

7 Major Innes Road,

PORT MACQUARIE,

New South Wales,

2444, NORTH COAST, Australia

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,912.00 (13,33,619) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may change in future.

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

Start date

15 November 2021, 28 February 2022, 23 May 2022, 11 July 2022, 29 August 2022, 14 November 2022

Venue

Melbourne Study Centre

30 Church Lane,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A completed Bachelor’s Degree; A Grade Point Average of 4 or above in your undergraduate or more recent postgraduate studies

For international students

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree from a recognised Australian tertiary institution (or equivalent).

Applicants without an equivalent tertiary qualification may be admitted via the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology pathway.

For admission to the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology applicants are required to have a minimum of a 3 years tertiary qualification equivalent to an Associate Degree. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, students will then be eligible for admission to the Master of Information Technology and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Have obtained an Academic IELTS within the last 2 years with: a minimum overall score of 6, no individual score below 5.5.

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

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