La Trobe University

Master of Information Technology

La Trobe University

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

Become an IT specialist. Information technology (IT) has become a fundamental part of almost every industry. Fast-track the career you want with a degree accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). La Trobe's Master of Information Technology allows you to ride the IT wave and set yourself up for a successful tech career. This degree builds your technical expertise and gives you a strong, industry-standard IT skill set. It's also flexible - you'll have the opportunity to specialise in one of several booming areas, including software engineering, cloud analytics, digital media, networking, artificial intelligence, digital health or cybersecurity. Your degree is designed to ensure the skills you build are well-suited to future industry needs.


Students must complete a total of 240 credit points across 2 years.


  • Cloud analytics, Cybersecurity, Digital health, Digital media, Networking, Software engineering, Artificial intelligence

Standard entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).


The Master of Information Technology offered on the Melbourne (Bundoora) and Bendigo campuses are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Graduates of the Master of Information Technology at these locations 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 pathways

Students who complete a minor research thesis at an appropriate level of achievement have the necessary prerequisites to proceed to doctoral program.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $76,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $76,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Online International: $63,200 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora), Online.

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 Tuesday, Feb 28 2023

Further information

Students without the appropriate computer science background may be required to commence three weeks earlier than semester start dates to undertake accelerated first-year computer science subjects.

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