Master of Information Technology

Be an IT expert and join one of the fastest-growing industries in Australia, no matter your educational background.

Australia's 2021 Digital Pulse Survey1 reports that the technology workforce in Australia grew by 33,400 professionals throughout 2020, a 4.3 per cent growth rate as the overall number of people employed in Australia diminished 1.7 per cent.

La Trobe's fully online, ACS-accredited Master of Information Technology course prepares you to work in this exciting field. You'll learn how to use IT-related logical thinking while you study mobile app development, networks, databases, cloud computing, system design and more.

You'll work on real-world projects from our industry partners in our virtual lab throughout your subjects. The lab gives you a way to practice and perfect your skills with the software commonly used by IT professionals such as Cisco Packet Tracer, OPNET (Riverbed Modeller), Apache Tomcat, SPSS, MATLAB, MySQL, and Oracle. You'll graduate with the experience employers are looking for in their next candidate.

To complete your degree, you'll select an industry-focused specialisation in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity or Cloud Analytics that deepens your knowledge and experience, making you a subject matter expert in a particular field.

You can complete the course in just 14 months, ready to advance your career.

A graduate diploma and a graduate certificate are also available to build on previous experience to gain valuable in-demand skills.

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Career FAQs
  • Awarded by

    La Trobe University

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate, Master's Degree

  • Study mode


  • Payment options

    FEE-HELP may be availablePayment Plan

  • Duration

    14 to 24 months

  • Start date

    There are six student intakes per year, pick the start date that suits you