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What will I learn?

The Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering) complements your other information technology qualifications helping you broaden your skill set in a specialized field. Key areas you will study include project and risk management, current industry practices, processes and methodologies and entrepreneurship.

You will combine your academic studies with practical industry experience with opportunities to network with industry leaders.

Professional Recognition

The Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering) is accredited by Australia Computer Society at the level of professional practice in ICT and therefore recognized internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Course structure

The core units prepare students with the necessary IT skills so that they are well prepared for work when graduated. The course stresses both the importance of theory and the application of theory in practice through projects and practical exercises.

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering, IT & Environment

CRICOS

101693

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,616.00 (15,95,690) per year
This fee is for 2021 and it may subject to change for the coming year

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

Application deadline

7 August 2022

More details

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

Charles Darwin University

Casuarina Campus,

Ellengowan Drive,

Northern Territory,

0810, DARWIN, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The minimum academic requirements for admission to a postgraduate or graduate entry degree is the completion of a bachelor's degree which is deemed equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree by the University's qualification assessment references. Applicants may also be required to satisfy specific course requirements such as a minimum overall grade score, prerequisite knowledge or work experience. IELTS Academic Module - A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0; Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) - A minimum overall score of 176 with no skill below 169; Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency: A minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU; Navitas Academic English: minimum overall pass of 65% in Academic English 3 and a 75% pass in the research essay; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module - A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50; TOEFL Internet based Test (iBT) - A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.

For international students

Successful completion of a recognised Bachelor degree or equivalent international qualification.

IELTS Academic Module: A minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.

Cambridge Advanced English (CAE): A minimum overall score of 176, with no skill below 169.

Common European Framework Certificate of English Proficiency: A minimum overall grade of C1, valid for three years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at CDU.

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic module: A minimum overall score of 58 with no score lower than 50.

TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): A minimum overall score of 79 with a minimum writing score of 21.

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

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About Charles Darwin University

CDU is the No.1 Australian university for postgraduate full-time employment outcomes (Good Universities Guide 2022).

  • A top 100 university for education - THE Impact Rankings 2021
  • CDU led the return of international students to Australia
  • A leader in e-learning with over 20 years in online learning
  • Multiple study locations across Australia