Deakin's Master of Information Technology provides a combination of leading-edge theory and technical knowledge with hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career as an IT professional in Australia and around the world.Delivered in a supportive learning environment, this course will transform you into a competent IT professional with the capacity to develop and implement IT solutions to complex industry-related problems.As a graduate, you will possess a solid understanding of the issues, concepts and practices in IT and a broad knowledge of the technological aspects of IT. You will also develop a raft of transferrable skills that will enable you to be an effective and efficient IT professional.Want to be at the forefront of cutting-edge tech and advance your career in any sector?
Through the Master of Information Technology, you can choose to undertake an industry placement or internship as part of your degree. Industry placements provide you with an opportunity to develop the practical and job-ready skills employers are looking for and enable you to build professional networks before graduating.
This course is continually refined in consultation with industry to ensure the content is relevant and up-to-date with rapidly changing workplace demands. As a graduate, you'll be highly sought-after for employment across a range of industries for your specialist skills and ability to meet future industry requirements.
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library16 credit points:
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As a Master of Information Technology graduate, you may find employment as a business analyst, network administrator, database administrator, security analyst, solutions architect, software developer, technology consultant, or security systems manager.
To complete the Master of Information Technology, you will attain 8, 12, or 16 credit points, depending on your prior experience. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, and usually undertake two trimesters each year.
The course is structured in four tiers:
Depending upon prior qualifications and/or experience, you may receive credit for the Foundation and Fundamental Information Technology Studies.
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin. You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.
Recognition of Prior Learning may be granted to applicants based on prior studies and/or equivalent industry experience.