Swinburne University Sydney
At Swinburne, students are at the centre of everything we do. For over 100 years we have been committed to high-quality teaching, opportunities to engage with industry leaders and Swinburne University Sydney courses are designed with your future in mind.
More than a century later, Swinburne University continues to persevere in its commitment to not only provide, but also transform education through strong industry engagement, social inclusion, a desire to innovate and, above all, a determination to create positive change.
Sydney, Australia is home to the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and numerous angelic beaches. It is the perfect destination to study, work and enjoy life.
Swinburne Sydney, is located in Parramatta - a beautiful, green, satellite city in Sydney. There are more than 18 parks surrounding us - covering more than 23 per cent of the total area. And if that's not enough, there's a vibrant arts and culture scene, which includes the annual Sydney Festival, Winterlight, and Parramasala.
Swinburne University Sydney campus is based in one of Australia's first suburbs home, which boasts the sixth largest central business district in Australia.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Swinburne family.
About the course
The Master of Information Technology course is concerned with the mastery of theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to the design, construction, operation, support and maintenance of information technology (IT) solutions. This course will provide you with advanced skills and introduces state-of-the-art techniques used in the design and construction of IT solutions, as well as the research skills needed to assess the effectiveness of a solution or technology. You will gain specialist skills and should become capable of working with information technology solutions at an advanced level. This course provides graduates with knowledge and skills allowing them to seek professional work at an advanced level in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), and as a pathway for research and further learning The Master of Information Technology provides graduates from non-IT backgrounds a path to seek a career in IT.
Students with a recognised bachelor degree or graduate diploma in computer science, information systems or information technology are eligible to complete the course within one to two years, depending on the number of exemptions they receive.
Satisfactory completion of one of the following:
- minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
- TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 79 with a reading band no less than 18 and writing band no less than 20
- Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)
any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.
If you have an IT background or IT related degree you may be able to apply for our 12-unit Master of Information Technology (Professional Computing).