Meet the rising demand for tech talent with Swinburne’s MIT program.

Meet the rising demand for tech talent with Swinburne’s MIT program.

Master of Information Technology

N/482/7/0163 (26.10.2027) | MQA/PSA 14000

The Master of Information Technology provides the knowledge and skills required to design, develop and maintain complex systems using state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies. It will provide you with advanced skills and introduces state-of-the-art techniques used in the design and construction of IT solutions, and research skills needed to assess the effectiveness of a solution or technology.

Students also have the opportunity to apply their skills through industry-related project work, including industry-linked projects for real clients. This project work can demonstrate students’ skills and knowledge to potential future employers.

The program incorporates units from the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology and Graduate Certificate of Information Technology.

March, September


  • 2 years full time
  • 4 years part-time

Course details

Course structure and duration

Students must complete 16 units (200 credit points) including two specialisation units and two electives.

Units of study

To be eligible for the award of Master of Business Administration (International), students must complete 15 units of study (200 credit points) comprising of 14 units of study (12.5 credit points) and one (1) double unit of study (25 credit points).

  • COS60009 Data Management for the Big Data Age
  • COS60004 Creating Web Applications
  • COS60010 Technology Enquiry Project
  • COS80001 Cloud Computing Architecture
  • COS70004 User-Centred Design
  • COS60011 Technology Design Project
  • COS80023 Big Data
  • COS70008 Technology Innovation Project
  • COS80021 Web Framework
  • COS80029 Technology Application Project
  • Elective Unit 01
  • Elective Unit 02

Cybersecurity specialisation

  • ICT60001 OS Management
  • COS80013 Internet Security

Data Science specialisation

  • COS60008 Intro Data Science
  • COS80025 Data Visualization

Fees & scholarships


Malaysian students
RM48,000 total
International students
RM57,600 total total

* Fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.


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Entry requirements


Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Entry Requirements

  • A recognized Bachelor’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 2.75, or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 and not meeting CGPA of 2.75, can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment process, or
  • A Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent, with CGPA less than 2.50, with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a relevant field may be accepted.

English Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL (Internet based) of 79 (Reading no less than 18; Writing no less than 20)

Career opportunities

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills that allows them to undertake professional work at an advanced level in the field of Information and Technologies (ICT). Graduates can also pathway into research and further learning.

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