Swinburne University of Technology

Study Master of Information Technology at Swinburne University (ECA)

Get equipped with knowledge and practical skills required to be competitive in an area of continuous growth. It allows students for a long term career in wide range of areas. This subject allows a path to students from non-IT background to seek a career in the field of IT.

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3 years full-time Deferrable: Yes

Delivery mode

On campus:

– Sydney

Annual fee
  • AU$32,800 (annual for 2019)
  • AU$34,800 (annual for 2020)
Start dates
  •  16 Sept 2019
  •  13 Jan 2020

Why study Information Technology at Swinburne

  • Get an opportunity to apply skills through industry related projects
  • Get skilled in the areas like system security and anti-hacking.
  • Analyze, design, implement and manage IT across any enterprise
  • Get real-world experience and learn how the IT workplace operates through industry placements.
  • Graduate with in-demand skills across industries

Career opportunities

In the competitive world of technology, it is an area of continuous growth and has become an important part to everything we do. Graduates find employment in software development, applications development, customer support and service, computer systems support, network management, database administration and website development.

Potential occupations include:

  • Applications developer
  • IT consultant
  • Software engineer
  • Network engineer
  • System analyst

Professional recognition/accreditation

The course is accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

What you will study

IT core units

Six units (75 credit points)

  • COS60004 Creating Web Applications
  • COS60006 Introduction to Programming
  • COS7004 User-Centred Design
  • INF60007 Introduction to Business Information Systems
  • COS60009 Data Management for the Big Data Age
  • INF70005 Strategic Project Management

Specialization-specific core units

Complete all of the following specialization areas (100 credit points):

  • COS70006 Object Orientated Programming
  • COS80013 Internet Security
  • INF80043 IS/IT Risk Management
  • TNE60002 Network Administration
  • TNE80006 Secure Networks
  • TNE80007 Enterprise Network Server Administration
  • ICT90003 Applied Research Methods
  • ICT90004 Applied Research Projects

IT elective units

Two units needs to be chosen from the following electives

  • TNE60006 Networks and Switching
  • COS70007 Data Communications and Security
  • ICT80004 Internship project

How to apply

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