Postgraduate

Master of Information Technology (IT)

Gain advanced information technology skills to engage at the cutting edge of global technology solutions.
92%
Student Satisfaction

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

The Master of Information Technology is ideal if you wish to change direction or expand your skillset to pursue a career in information technology. There is a great demand for information technology specialists across a wide range of industries. Career opportunities exist in internet/web development, technology and network management, communications, programming, IT consulting, ecommerce, systems analyst, multimedia, software development and web security.
The Master of Information Technology is ideal if you wish to change direction or expand your skillset to pursue a career in information technology. There is a great demand for information technology specialists across a wide range of industries. Career opportunities exist in internet/web development, technology and network management, communications, programming, IT consulting, ecommerce, systems analyst, multimedia, software development and web security.
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92%
UWA Master of Information Technology student satisfaction rate

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate – Commonwealth supported students

The Annual Fee is an estimate only based on a standard annual study load of 48 points.


For Commonwealth Supported Places, student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For an accurate fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”.

For Full Fee Paying places, students are charged an annual course fee. Visit the Fee Calculator and select your course to see the annual and total course fees.

Course Credit Points
96
Average Annual Fee - 2021
$8,747.06
Typical Fee Range - 2021
$3,950.00 - $14,500.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
96
Total Course Fee - 2020
$78,200.00
Total Course Fee - 2021
$81,400.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;
and
(c) completed Mathematics Applications ATAR, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course provides its graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to explain and apply appropriate information technology (IT) methodologies to help an individual or organisation achieve its goals and objectives. You'll also learn to appreciate the scientific foundations on which IT is built, and to anticipate the changing direction of IT and evaluate and communicate the effectiveness of new technologies.

DollarThis course has recently become subsidised for Australian residents through Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Visit our fee calculator for new CSP rates and an estimate on your course fees.

About the course

This course has a strong emphasis on the application of contemporary and emerging technologies, including cloud and high-performance computing, agile web development and software project design and management. You'll develop computer programs in a number of contemporary scripting and programming languages.
Master of Information Technology (IT)

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62510
CRICOS code
  • 083866G
Master of Information Technology (IT)
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 12 hours per unit which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 62510
CRICOS code
  • 083866G
Full time/part time duration
  • 1.5 or 2 years depending on your educational background in information technology.
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Information Technology

Why study this course?

  1. The Master of IT is guided by industry requirements, meaning you'll learn the latest skills and knowledge to set you apart when you graduate.
  2. Because of the many industry partners, you'll have the a lot of opportunities to network with future employers to create important connections.
  3. This course includes hands-on learning where you'll develop computer programs in a number of contemporary scripting and programming languages.

You'll learn to

  • You'll gain the knowledge and skills to anticipate the changing direction of IT
  • You'll learn the application of contemporary and emerging technologies, including cloud and high-performance computing, agile web development and software project design and management. 

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Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Conversion
Students who have completed degree studies in a non-cognate area, or equivalent as recognised by the School, must complete relevant conversion units up to the value of 24 points from this group, as advised by the School. Students who do not require all four conversion units may apply for special approval to do MATH1721 Mathematics Foundations: Methods. This unit is advisable prior study for some MIT electives.
Core
Take all units (48 points):
Option
Students take units to the value of 24 points from this group::

Course Accreditation

The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (provisional). The Master of Information Technology remains provisionally accredited until the required number of students graduate from the course.