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Master of Information Technology in Networking (2 years)

Australia

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What will I learn?

Networked IT systems are vital to society and underlie most of our economy. They are the backbone of the seamless online shopping and internet search functions we take for granted, and are fundamental to the telecommunications industry.

In the Master of Information Technology in Networking, you'll develop an in-depth integrated knowledge of advanced concepts in network and internetwork technologies, and learn how to apply them to solving practical problems in networked IT systems, as well as related topics such as network design and security. If you have undergraduate qualifications in IT, computing or engineering (with suitable units in computer programming), this degree will enable you to transition into the internetworking field.

Key features

  • Attain recognised professional certification
  • Successfully complete certain units in this degree, and get a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) qualification.
  • Broaden your knowledge and communication skills
  • Synthesise technical knowledge with management and policy aspects of internetworked systems, and learn to communicate your ideas.
  • Simulate different networks to determine operational requirements
  • Identify weaknesses and areas of improvement - and configure, validate, implement and troubleshoot complex internetworked systems.
  • Apply expert judgement to networking technologies
  • Synthesise alternative solutions, concepts and procedures, and apply acumen from organisational and innovation perspectives.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

099173E

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$40,200.00 (US$ 27,793) per year
Estimated annual fee AUD $40,200

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

Start date

20 February 2023, 24 July 2023

Venue

Macquarie University

North Ryde Campus,

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY,

New South Wales,

2109, MACQUARIE PARK, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

AQF level 8 bachelor honours or graduate diploma qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, Meet two of the following three criteria: AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent; Minimum two years relevant approved work experience at senior management level, professional certification or other recognised prior learning; AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent with a WAM of 65; The required standard of English for this program is: Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent.

For international students

2 years - AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent; Flexible Zone, Foundation Zone, Core Zone (160 credit points)

1 year - AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in information technology or recognised equivalent and a WAM of 65; or AQF level 7 bachelor's qualification in a related field or recognised equivalent, and a minimum of two years relevant approved work experience, professional certification or other recognised prior learning; Core zone (80 credit points)

English language Requirements:

  • IELTS Academic - IELTS of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each band, or equivalent
  • TOEFL iBT - 83
  • PTE Academic - 58
  • C1A - 180
  • C2P - 180
  • Duolingo - 115

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

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About Macquarie University

Macquarie is in the top 200 of universities globally (QS 2023) and is a leading institution with a strong tradition of innovation and exploration.

  • Ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide
  • Located in Sydney’s fastest-growing business region
  • Provides over 30,000 practical work placements
  • Offers a generous scholarship programme

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