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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Master of Information Technology

  • Masters (Coursework)

Get the IT skills you need. You can come from any background.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
MC208, 079795G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$29,760 per year / $59,520 total
International Fees
$36,480 per year / $72,960 total

About this course

The Master of Information Technology will give you the tech skills and programming power needed to boost your career.

You'll graduate with a strong theoretical base and technical proficiency to keep pace with rapid changes in technology and business.

Throughout your studies, you'll apply your newly acquired technical skills to a range of platforms and develop expertise in IT fundamentals, such as algorithms, analytics, data mining, cloud computing and programming.

Choose your specialisation from these key areas:

  • big data management
  • cloud computing
  • artificial intelligence
  • mobile computing
  • security
  • software architecture
  • web systems and search technology.

Industry partners have worked with our academics to design this program to reflect market trends and meet employer needs.

Toward the end of your studies, you'll undertake an innovative industry-based software engineering project.

When you graduate, you'll be a creative problem-solver, adept at using the latest technology to find business solutions in banking, health, government and more.

Entry requirements

  • An Australian bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum GPA of 2.0, or equivalent;

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant work experience in programming (web, application, database); software engineering; system, functional or business analysis; information, system or enterprise architecture; ICT management; administration (network, systems); support (desktop, helpdesk, system); web design/media; business information systems or information systems.

If you wish to have industry or employment experience assessed as part of meeting the entry requirements you will need to provide a detailed CV/resume listing previous positions, dates of employment and position responsibilities; a statement from your employer confirming these details (or contact details of employer so RMIT can seek confirmation); and evidence of any relevant professional development undertaken.

International qualifications are assessed according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Study locations

Melbourne City

Career pathways

With ongoing ICT skills shortages and a growing demand for graduates, you'll be well-placed to secure rewarding roles worldwide, whatever your tech specialisation.

Combining transferable technical skills with a strong foundation of theoretical knowledge, you'll be much sought-after by employers from business, government and other organisations. Your career options include areas like cloud computing, web and mobile app development, eHealth, emergency services, GPS technology and more.

Career outlook

Possible job outcomes include working as an IT consultant, cloud architect, mobile application developer, web developer, system analyst and more. Graduates often work as a consultant within banking, finance, human-computer interaction, the health industry and technology.