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Master of Information Technology

By studying the Master of Information Technology at CQUniversity Australia you will boost your career advancement prospects and provide a competitive advantage when seeking employment.

If you’re an established or aspiring information technology (IT) professional the Master of Information Technology will expand your professional knowledge and skills in information technology (IT).

The Information Technology at CQUniversity Australia will provide you with a combination of leading-edge theory and the chance at hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career in IT.

The specialty majors in this course focus on mobile application development, software design and development and networks and information security these are supported by an available minor in Project and Program Management.

This course is designed to provide you with up-to-date knowledge on how to manage the technical, organisational and economic issues involved in the management of information technology (IT) resources and systems. All units have been aligned to the Australian Computer Society (ACS) core body of knowledge.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2 years full-time
Intake: March / July / November
Majors: Mobile Application Development, Networks and Information Security, Software Design and Development
Tuition Fee: AUD 33 990 per year
Location: Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton North*, Sydney, Online

* Variation to term availability, check Handbook for more details.


On completing a Master of Information Technology at CQUniversity Australia, you can choose a career in a wide variety of roles including;

  • analyst programmer
  • computer network systems engineer
  • database administrator
  • developer programmer
  • ICT architect
  • ICT consultant
  • ICT customer support officer
  • ICT security specialist
  • ICT support engineer
  • ICT support technician
  • ICT systems test engineer
  • network administrator
  • project manager
  • software and apps programmer
  • software engineer
  • systems administrator
  • web developer.


This course has been accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). On completion of this program, you may be eligible for professional membership with the ACS.

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CQUniversity offers an extensive range aviation, digital media and Information Technology (IT) courses and units to suit your personal interests and career goals.

Benefit from the flexibility to study full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by online study. Choose from a number of majors, minors and elective units to individually tailor your learning to suit your personal and professional needs.
At CQUniversity, we provide the right mix of theory and practical experiences to ensure you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to broaden your career opportunities. Our courses and units are regularly updated to ensure they stay current and aligned with latest industry practices. Benefit from supportive teaching professionals who offer industry-relevant, real-world experience.


Mobile Application Development

This major focuses on the design and development of apps for mobile platforms such as iOS or Android. Industrial standards will be introduced to build responsive webs, various apps and games for mobile applications. The development and deployment of apps for mobile platforms will be the main practice.

Networks and Information Security

This major focuses on the design and management of network systems. Industrial standards will be introduced to design, secure and manage local and wide area networks. Network design and security administration will be the main practice.

Software Design and Development

This major focuses on the design and development of enterprise software systems. Industrial standards will be introduced to build reliable, scalable, secure and fully distributed enterprise software systems. Enterprise software architecture and component interaction will be the main practice.


Project and Program Management

The Project and Program Management Minor enables you to develop the foundations in project management and develop both ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ managerial skills in meeting the needs of projects in small to large organisations. With a strong emphasis on project management based on standards, frameworks, as well as ethics, and corporate governance the minor will meet the needs of the aspiring project management in a small to large range of project environments.

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