Postgraduate

Master of Information Technology (IT)

Gain advanced information technology skills to engage at the cutting edge of global technology solutions.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The Master of Information Technology is ideal if you wish to change direction or expand your skillset to pursue a career in information technology. There is a great demand for information technology specialists across a wide range of industries. Career opportunities exist in internet/web development, technology and network management, communications, programming, IT consulting, ecommerce, systems analyst, multimedia, software development and web security.
The Master of Information Technology is ideal if you wish to change direction or expand your skillset to pursue a career in information technology. There is a great demand for information technology specialists across a wide range of industries. Career opportunities exist in internet/web development, technology and network management, communications, programming, IT consulting, ecommerce, systems analyst, multimedia, software development and web security.

Further Study

Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.
Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2019
$60,800.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2018
$76,600.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$76,600.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;
and
(c) completed Mathematics Applications ATAR, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course provides its graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to explain and apply appropriate information technology (IT) methodologies to help an individual or organisation achieve its goals and objectives. You'll also learn to appreciate the scientific foundations on which IT is built, and to anticipate the changing direction of IT and evaluate and communicate the effectiveness of new technologies.

About The Course

This course has a strong emphasis on the application of contemporary and emerging technologies, including cloud and high-performance computing, agile web development and software project design and management. You'll develop computer programs in a number of contemporary scripting and programming languages.
Master of Information Technology (IT)

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62510
CRICOS code
  • 083866G
Master of Information Technology (IT)
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62510
CRICOS code
  • 083866G
Full time/part time duration
  • 1.5 or 2 years depending on your educational background in information technology.
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Information Technology - Coursework

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Students who have completed degree studies in a non-cognate area, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty, must complete 48 points of units taken from Conversion and Groups A and B. The units must comprise the units in Conversion (24 points) as advised by the Faculty, with the remaining points comprising units taken from Groups A and B, provided that no more than 12 points are taken from Group B.

Students who have completed degree studies in a cognate area must complete 24 points of units taken from Groups A and B. The units must comprise at least 12 points from Group A, with the remaining points comprising units taken from Groups A and/or B.

Course Accreditation

The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (provisional). The Master of Information Technology remains provisionally accredited until the required number of students graduate from the course.
CRICOS Code: 00126G
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