Information Technology

Master of Information Technology (MIT)

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This course is a professional qualification in Information Technology, designed to provide candidates with the appropriate practical understanding, skills and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development.

Key details for

  • Selection Rank

  • Course Code

    • M1220
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 057275B
  • Course Code

    • M1220
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

The primary aim of this course is to provide IT professionals the opportunity to significantly extend their existing qualifications and experience.

The degree may be completed in one of two ways:

  1. Coursework: students complete 48 credit points of graduate-level units.
  2. Coursework and Dissertation: students complete 36 credit points of graduate-level coursework units and a 12-credit point dissertation. The Coursework and Dissertation option is only available to students who have completed 24 credit points towards the MIT and obtained a GPA of 2.5 or greater.

You may enter this Masters degree via a pathway through a Graduate Diploma which provides you with foundational IT knowledge before completing the MIT. The complete pathway can be undertaken over four semesters.

Students may elect to exit the Masters at various points, to complete either the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology or the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management, Internetworking and Security or Data Science, depending on unit selection. 

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management forms the first half of the MIT (IT Management specialisation), the Graduate Diploma in Internetworking and Security forms the first half of the MIT (Internetworking and Security specialisation), and the Graduate Diploma in Data Science forms the first half of the MIT (Data Science).

  • Location

    • Perth Campus
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • School

    • School of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

 

Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • A letter showing proof of 2 years of work experience if your Bachelor degree is not in information technology
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae