Drive innovation and harness technology with an information technology degree from Australia’s top university for computer science*. Be guided by world-leading academics in cybersecurity, data mining, machine learning, computational health, human computer interaction and distributed computing. At Melbourne you’ll build the advanced technical expertise and teamwork skills to keep agile in a rapidly evolving industry.

The Master of Information Technology is for students who want to gain advanced technical IT skills and expertise in computing, cybersecurity, distributed computing, spatial information, human-computer interaction or artificial intelligence. You’ll be equipped to create technical solutions and drive success in business, government, health, entertainment, society and more.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode Temporarily online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2021

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The Master of Information Systems will offer the flexibility to choose your specialisation as you develop expertise across project and change management, emerging technologies, IT strategy and governance, security and service provision.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode Temporarily online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2021

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The Master of Computer Science will knowledge systems, programming languages and distributed computing, information systems, mathematics/statistics, spatial information science or linguistics.

Duration 2 years full-time / 4 years part-time
Mode Temporarily online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2021

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The Graduate Diploma in Computer Science provides students with any undergraduate degree and some programming/maths experience with the equivalent of a major in Computer Science.

Duration 1 year full-time
Mode Temporarily online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2021

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This course provides students with any undergraduate degree and some programming/maths experience with the equivalent of a major in Computer Science, effectively equivalent to the second 50 points of the Graduate Diploma in Computer Science.

Duration 6 months full-time
Mode Temporarily online
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2021

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The Master of Software Engineering will provide students with best practice knowledge of every stage of the software development cycle from design and engineering to deployment.

Duration 3 years full-time / 6 years part-time
Mode On campus (Parkville)
Closing date (DOM | INT) 30 November 2021

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Why study at the University of Melbourne?

Ranked #1 in Australia for Computer Science and Statistics*

Learn from leading experts in computer science, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, information systems, human-computer interaction and data science

Apply your skills in an industry aligned curriculum. Access internships, industry projects, and innovation challenges with industry mentors

*QS World University Ranking by subject 2020

I chose the University of Melbourne because it is in the top 32 universities worldwide for computer science and is well-known for high-quality research. What I’ve most enjoyed about my studies is the diversity of people in my course: students and lecturers. I love seeing various ideas and perspectives from others.

Sonny Theo Tumbur
Master of Computer Science
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