La Trobe University

Master of Information and Communication Technology

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

La Trobe's Master of Information and Communication Technology has been carefully designed by industry experts and prepares you for a successful career in the fast-growing information and communication technology (ICT) industry. Dive straight into the booming world of ICT. Start by honing your fundamental skills in network engineering, programming, web and network security and entrepreneurship in information technology. Then, focus on more specialised topics like campus network design, wireless networking engineering and project management. Build out your expertise with a mix of electives, from artificial intelligence to virtual reality to Internet of Things programming. Our supportive staff can help you tailor your degree to your career goals. Put your new knowledge into practice.

Structure

To qualify for the award of Master of Information and Communication Technology, students must complete 195 credit points consisting of: Industry project pathway 135 core credit-points and 30 core-choice credit points and 30 elective credit points or Research Thesis pathway 135 core credit-points and 60 core-choice credit points

Subjects

  • First Year Subjects: Academic Integrity Module
  • Intermediate Network Engineering
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Network Engineering Fundamentals
  • Networks, Systems and Web Security
  • Professional Practices and Entrepreneurship in Information Technology
  • Wireless Network Engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Specialisation - compulsory: Computer science, information technology, computer engineering, or communication/telecommunication engineering with a substantial learning in computer science content.
  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Course specific requirements - WAM - Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 60%
  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • International: IELTS - 6.5 < 6.0 (PG minimum) - 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Recognition

The Master of Information and Communication Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Graduates of the Master of Information and Communication Technology may apply for membership with the ACS. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $57,300 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $57,300 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora).

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Nov 11 2022

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