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Master of Information Technology in Australia

The Masters of Information Technology program is offered by top ranking Australian Universities and the program typically lasts from 1.5 - 2 years and the fees vary from approximately AU$ 20,000 to AU$ 30,000 per year. A number of universities offer the option of doing a Masters in Information Technology with a specialisation, such as, business intelligence, data mining, big data management, cloud and mobile computing, ERP, SAP), security, networking, games design and production and many more.

Given below is the overview of the universities as well as a list of Masters degrees that they offer in information technology field along with all the required course information, such as, tuition fees, duration, specialisations, subject areas and scholarship tips. The courses listed below are the popular 2 year Master degrees but there are shorter programs as well (1 year/1.5 years) and if you would want information regarding these please let us know and we will send you a list. Do note that students are eligible for a 2 year work permit on completing a 2 year Masters program in Australia.


RMIT University

Master of Information Technology at RMIT University, Melbourne

RMIT is a global university of technology and design and Australia's largest tertiary institution. In 2013, RMIT was ranked in the top 10 universities in Australia and in the top 20 universities worldwide under 50 years old (QS World University Rankings). It was also ranked 75th in the world by global employers for graduate employability in the 2013 QS World University Rankings

Master of Information Technology

This program offers a range of options to develop your ICT expertise. Students will learn fundamental technical skills that can be applied to a range of platforms, and they will gain knowledge across key areas, such as, algorithms and analysis, data mining, cloud computing and programming language design. Alongside learning essential technical skills, they will deepen their knowledge by specialising in one of these industry-focused areas: Big data management, Mobile computing, Software architecture Cloud computing, Security, Web systems and search technology

Duration: 2 years

Location: City campus, Melbourne

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 28,800

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.

Note: RMIT also offers the Master of Applied Science (Information Security and Assurance) for students who are looking for a program that specialises in information security.


University of Technology (UTS)

MS in Information Technology in University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

UTS courses are renowned for their practice-based approach. They ensure that you graduate with as much hands-on experience as possible, and exposure to cutting-edge technology, so you develop knowledge and skills valued by employers. UTS was awarded FIVE STARS for excellence in higher education by QSTM including five stars for employability, engagement, facilities, innovation and internationalisation. They are ranked in the top 400 universities by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2012-2013, and the top 500 in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking 2011 and 2012, and 284 in the QS World University Rankings.

Master of Information Technology

The Master of Technology program at UTS enables students to achieve a comprehensive and greater understanding of information technology in specialised technical or management areas. The wide range of specialisations allows students to tailor the course to satisfy their career development needs. This course provides students with an enhanced understanding of the business context and technical developments shaping contemporary information and communication technology (ICT) and equips them to meet the challenges of working in the IT industry. Specialisations that are available include: Business intelligence technologies, Enterprise software engineering, Data mining,Computer graphics and gaming, Information systems services, Multimedia, Information systems management, Network services, Internetworking, Network applications

Duration: 2 years

Location: City campus, Sydney

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 27,300

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.


Monash University

MSc in Information Technology at Monash University, Australia

Monash is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities - 91st in the world - according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2013-2014) the 69th university in the world according to the 2013/2014 QS World University Rankings. Monash is also ranked the best university in Australia for Engineering, Technology and Computer Science (ranked equal first) (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2013). Monash is also a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research.

Master of Information Technology

This course prepares students for work in the information technology industry at the highest levels. The course offers the opportunity to undertake either an industry experience project or research as part of the degree. The course does not offer any specialisations but students will be offered electives in a number of IT related areas and they will have to choose from the same. The elective units offered in the program include: Distributed and big data processing, Mobile and distributed systems, Intelligent systems, Advanced mobile systems, Database analysis & processing, Advanced data mining, Software security, Network protocols standards, Network security, Information retrieval systems, Business intelligence modelling, Project management, Network design and performance, Internet application development, Wireless networks, Enterprise IT security, Natural computation for intelligent systems, Network infrastructure,Enterprise application development for the web, Advanced topics in security , Business intelligence & data warehousing, Object-oriented application development, IT for management decision making, User interface design, Semi-structured data management, IT for financial decisions, Enterprise systems, Advanced distributed and parallel systems (this unit also covers the technology and application of cloud computing with particular reference to programming frameworks e.g. MapReduce, Hadoop etc) and many more...

Duration: 2 years

Location: Caulfield campus, Melbourne

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 30,700

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.

Note: Monash also offers the Master of Business Information Systems program and a double degree - Master of Business Information Systems (Professional) / Master of Information Technology (Professional). The double degree is open only to students who have a previous/undergraduate degree in information technology or information systems.

Scholarship tip: Monash University is currently offering scholarships of up to A$14,000 to deserving candidates for this program. To find out the eligibility criteria and application procedure for the scholarship please contact visit our head office at #112, Barton Centre, M.G. Road, Bangalore or call our head office on +91 9731616027.


Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Master of Information Technology at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane

QUT was recently ranked as Australia's top university under 50 years old in the 2013 Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50 and it is also one of only two universities in Queensland to be awarded 5 Stars in the 2012 Good Universities Guide for student success in getting a job after university. The 2010 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings placed QUT as the only Australian university to be ranked 5/5 in information systems research, and 4/5 in nine other research areas.

Master of Information Technology (Advanced)

This program prepares students for a career as a systems analyst, database manager, electronic commerce developer, multimedia designer, software engineer, or senior programmer. As part of this course, you can choose a major from one of the following: Software Architecture, Security, Network Management, Information Technology, Information Management, Executive Information Practice, Games Design, Games Production, Library and Information Studies, Enterprise Systems, Digital Environments

Duration: 2 years

Location: Gardens Point campus, Brisbane

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 25,200

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.


La Trobe University

Master of Information Technology (with SAP) at La Trobe University, Australia

La Trobe University opened in 1967 as Victoria's third university and has since expanded to become one of Australia's leading higher education institutes. It now has six campuses and accommodates close to 34,000 students. The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012 placed La Trobe within the top 400 universities in the world and in May 2012 the QS World University Rankings placed La Trobe University among the top 50 universities in the world under the age of 50.

Master of Business Information Management and Systems

This course gives you an understanding of industry-based IT tools and information systems concepts applied to business environments. You will gain knowledge and skills along four dimensions: industry-based IT tools, business subjects, business-focused IT subjects and an industry-based business intelligence project. Industry-based IT tools include enterprise information systems (e.g. SAP), and business intelligence (e.g. SAS). Business-focused IT subjects are based on information systems design, information systems management, enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management, human computer interaction, business intelligence, entrepreneurship and IT data warehousing, knowledge management, IT project management and decision support systems.

Duration: 2 years

Location: Melbourne

Intake: February and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 24,400

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.


Deakin University

Master of Information Technology at Deakin University

Deakin is ranked 66 in the world in the Times Higher Education Top 100 Universities under 50 years of age rankings (2013) and was awarded a 5 star rating in the QS Ranking system. Deakin University has won the prestigious Australian University of the Year award twice for its innovative use of technology in education and for its partnerships with industry.

Master of Information Technology (Professional)

The course is designed to provide specialised information technology skills and up-to-date knowledge of recent developments in computing technology, as well as covering the technical and theoretical foundations of these topics, giving students the opportunity to apply this knowledge in practice. Students can complete either a professional practice internship or a research project.

Duration: 2 years

Location: Burwood Campus, Melbourne

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 24,920

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.

Note: Students interested in business should also consider the double degree offered by Deakin University Master of Information Technology / MBA (International).). .

Scholarship tip: Deakin University is currently offering scholarships of up to 20% of the tuition fee to deserving candidates for this program. To find out the eligibility criteria and application procedure for the scholarship please contact visit our head office at #112, Barton Centre, M.G. Road, Bangalore or call our head office on +91 9731616027.


University of Western Australia

Master of Software Engineering at University of Western Australia

As Western Australia's premier university, UWA was equal first overall in Australia based on key measures in the Good Universities Guide 2014 including student demand, graduate outcomes, graduate starting salaries, getting a full-time job research intensivity and research grants. The University of Western Australia ranks 91st in the world in the highly respected Shanghai-Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities. UWA is the only Western Australian university to belong to the Group of Eight - a coalition of the top research universities in Australia.

Master of Professional Engineering - Software Engineering

This course is a professionally accredited engineering degree for students who have completed undergraduate studies in engineering. Students specialise in a program of engineering and undertake advanced engineering technical units, profession units, a design and a research project, and undertake a professional practicum.

Duration: 2 years

Location: Perth

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 33,500

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.

Scholarship tip: University of Western Australia is currently offering scholarships of up to A$14,000 to deserving candidates for this program. To find out the eligibility criteria and application procedure for the scholarship please contact visit our head office at #112, Barton Centre, M.G. Road, Bangalore or call our head office on +91 9731616027.


Victoria University

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (ERP) and SAP at Victoria University

Victoria University was established in 1916 and has 48,922 students including almost 5000 international students. In 2013, Victoria University was recognised as one of Australia's most industry-engaged universities, and won a prestigious Business Higher Education Round table (BHERT) award.

Master of Business (Information Systems and Enterprise Resource Planning Systems)

This combined program offers two complementary areas of study: a) an advanced program covering theory and practice of information systems within a business environment b) knowledge, competencies and processes within the field of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems which has an emphasis on SAP R/3.

Duration: 2 years

Location: City Flinders campus, Melbourne

Intake: Feb and July

Annual tuition fee in 2014*: AU$ 20,940

Apply/Enquire: To know more about this degree including, how to apply, admission requirements, scholarships etc. please fill out our online enquiry form.


Scholarships

Scholarships by:

  • Monash University (upto$ 14,000)
  • University of Western Australia (upto$ 14,000)
  • Macquarie University (upto $10,000)
  • Deakin University (upto $14,500)
  • ... and more

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