Master of Technology (Research)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

This program aims to provide students a pathway to a research career in IT. Students without a background in IT can undertake this program and gain both the background IT knowledge plus the research skills to go on to further research oriented study. Upon completion students will have a broad understanding of Information Technology plus a strong understanding of academic research in the discipline. This program has a course work component that is comparable to a graduate diploma in Information Technology that focuses on Software Engineering and Enterprise Systems Technology. Additionally the course work provides an exploration of required research skills and methodology training to undertake a career in research This program also requires students to undertake an individual academic research project that is equivalent in size and depth to an Australian Honours thesis. This project will be carried out by working with a research supervisor. This project will contribute new knowledge to the chosen field.


240 credit points, 5 core units and 9 electives.


  • Software Engineering, Enterprise Systems Technology

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $53,000 No
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $53,000 No

Further information

Applicants must have the support of a supervisor, and a proposed research project. Applicants must complete and submit the Research Proposal Form with their application.

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