Master of Information Technology

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1.5 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points


Commencing in

For Continuing Students Only

About this program

From 2021, commencing students are referred to the Master of Information Technology (5612).

In this degree, you will gain a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of information technology. Through your chosen major, you will develop an in-depth understanding of the underlying technology, administration and application of specific applications of information technology and systems.

You will learn about information technology planning and management, and about Internet-based services used in commerce, education, health, science, public administration, and many other disciplines. You will also learn how to apply information technology to model, support, and manage modern, flexible organisations.

As a graduate, you will have advanced skills in communication, problem solving, systems analysis, and project management as well as sound knowledge of community expectations for information technology practitioners.

  • Enterprise Architecture (Nathan)
  • Data Analytics (Gold Coast, Nathan)
  • Information Systems and Business Analysis (Gold Coast, Nathan)
  • Networking and Security (Gold Coast, Nathan)
  • Software Development and Support (Gold Coast, Nathan)

Attendance information

The Master of Information Technology is offered full time over four trimesters or part-time over eight trimesters, in an on-campus mode. A small number of courses will be offered in online mode. At Gold Coast, most courses will be offered in normal daytime slots.

Studying amid COVID-19

The University's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination or Testing policy is under review and consultation and will be suspended from 14/4/2022. Please visit Studying amid COVID-19 for more information.

My career opportunities

Enterprise Architecture: You will be able to work as a business architect, information architect, enterprise information systems architect or enterprise solutions architect.

Data Analytics: You will gain skills to handle data and manage visualisation as well as understand and develop strategies to address issues related to data analysis techniques which are valuable for a wide range of organisations.

Information Systems and Business Analysis: You will be prepared for a career working as a project manager, business analyst, change manager, data analyst or quality manager. You will find opportunities in large multinational organisations such as in the mining industry as well as in government.

Networking and Security: You will be qualified to work as a development operations specialist, network security engineer, security network consultant, security manager or security applications specialist.

Software Development and Support: You will be prepared to work as a developer, test engineer, web developer or researcher in government research centres or in IT support.

Program accreditation

The Master of Information Technology is provisionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Pathways to further study

Students who complete the dissertation component will have a pathway to Higher Degree Research (HDR) study.

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Master of Information Technology (5613)

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Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information

Additional fee information

This program has been approved by the Australian Government for student income support (for example, Youth Allowance and Austudy). Students should contact Centrelink for more information about their eligibility for student income support payments.