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Overview

In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the degree may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely. 

About this course

If you are an IT professional or graduates wanting to develop both technical and management skills specifically related to technology, the Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Technology Management combined degree will improve your understanding of the latest advancements in IT and how to use them to drive organisational transformation.

The degree's accelerated two-year structure gives you the opportunity to undertake specialist study in a range of IT-related disciplines along with a program in IT management. It will deepen your technical knowledge of complex IT environments while developing your ability to manage the design, delivery and operation of business technologies.

The combined Master of Information Technology/Master of Information Technology Management is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as a professional-level course.

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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

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Your entry requirements

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.

Your fee

How to apply

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information. 

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 11 February of the commencing year
Semester 2 - 15 July of the commencing year

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate scholarship deadlines apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (August)

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information. 

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 31 January of the commencing year
Semester 2 - 30 June of the commencing year

We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements. Separate scholarship deadlines may apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (August)

What you'll study

Study plan for this course

Candidates for the degree of Master of Information Technology / Master of Information Technology Management must complete a total of 96 credit points of units of study.
After completing 24 credit points of coursework units, students who achieve Distinction average results or above may be eligible for Research Pathway units with the approval of the Program Director.

Units of Study

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

  • an Australian bachelor's degree in information technology or information systems with a credit average (65 percent), or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree with a credit average (65 percent) and a major sequence of study in computer engineering, software engineering, or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline with a credit average (65 percent) and two year's professional work experience in the information technology industry, or equivalent qualifications or
  • a University of Sydney Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management or Graduate Diploma in Computing, with a credit average (65 percent). Units completed in the graduate diploma/ graduate certificate can be credited to the master's degree.

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification. Students currently studying who are exiting the degree after 1 semester or completion of 24 credit points are may be eligible for a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Information Technology Management.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Information Technology and Master of Information Technology Management has been developed under the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and has been accredited by the ACS as a professional level course in Information Technology.

Career Pathways

Graduates of the Master of Information Technology / Information Technology Management are skilled professionals seeking rapid progression into senior IT management roles. The course has been designed to empower technically skilled graduates with both the technical and management aspects of advanced technologies.
Future study options

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