Course Description

The Doctor of Information Technology (DIT) is an intensive course of study leading to a professional doctorate in Information Technology. The first two semesters consist of a selection from the School’s masters-level units covering approaches to information technology and a wide range of topics of current concern in the industry. The final four research semesters culminate with the writing of a research dissertation that embodies a significant contribution to professional practice in Information Technology.
There is a critical need for modern information technology professionals responsible for
establishing, maintaining and developing information systems, or addressing organisational
concerns with network performance and security in a wide variety of sectors including
commerce, telecommunications, health, education, architecture, mining, engineering, law
and charities.


Perth Campus (some units external)

Mid-year Intake

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


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.


3 years full time, 6 years part time

Course codes

Murdoch University Code: D1059

Entry Requirements