Postgraduate course

Master of Information Technology

Are you looking to further your career in information technology? This degree will allow you to gain professional qualification in information technology to provide appropriate practical understanding, skills and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development.

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Murdoch code

M1220

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

2

Selection rank

CRICOS code

057275B
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Overview

This course is designed to significantly extend your existing qualification and experience in the field of information technology. 

This masters degree may be completed in one of two ways, by coursework, where you complete 48 credit points or by coursework and dissertation where you complete 36 credit points in coursework and a 12-credit point dissertation.

You’ll be able to tailor your degree to meet your career goals by choosing specialisations in IT Management, Data Science or Internetworking and Security.

You’ll also have the flexibility to complete qualifications as you go, allowing you to complete the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology after one semester, or the Graduate Diploma after one year, in either Information Technology Management, Cyber Security and Networking or Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, depending on which units you select.

3 reasons to study a Master of Information Technology at Murdoch

  1. Make use of our brand new IT Innovation Hub, a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high performance computing capabilities.
  2. Study at the only university in WA ranked as world standard by the ERA* in the field of Networking and Mobile Technologies.
    *Source: ERA 2018
  3. This course has been designed in collaboration with industry partners with an emphasis on effective communication and the development of solutions to complex real world IT problems.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • Information security management
  • Project management
  • Network administration
  • Business analytics
  • Data science

Your career

There is a critical need for modern IT professionals responsible for establishing, maintaining and developing information systems in a wide range of sectors including: commerce, telecommunications, health, education, architecture, mining, engineering, law and government and non- government organisations. Careers could include:

  • IT Project Manager
  • Business Intelligence Officer
  • Network Administrator
  • Data Analyst

Professional recognition

Graduates of the Internetworking and Security specialisations are eligible to sit for industry certification exams, including, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Managing Securing Networks with Cisco Routers and Switches (SNRS).

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
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Internal External
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
View the dates for our teaching periods

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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