IT services and management



IT services and management has a focus on interdisciplinary approaches to services management. It provides up-to-date knowledge and expertise of recent computing and technological developments through IT consulting skills. With the globalisation of IT services and the growth in the IT industries around the world, development of these skills and knowledge puts you at the forefront of a successful career in a services-led economy.

We have specialist computer labs to support their studies from undergraduate through to master's coursework and research studies.

jo Coldwell-Neilson

Associate Professor, school of information technology

Industry-relevant courses

We know the importance of being closely aligned with industry, so we maintain links through representatives from organisations such as IBM, Telstra and ANZ. They provide curriculum advice and ensure our courses are current and relevant.

IT services and management courses

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The School of Information Technology aims to benefit society by generating new fundamental knowledge, training tomorrow's technology leaders and advancing industry technologies to maintain a competitive edge. Our research develops your skills and, with our expert staff supervising you, you'll be on the right path to a successful career.

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Industry connections

Industry experience in every IT degree

Our IT services and management specialisation is designed in partnership with IBM. This direct involvement from industry informs teaching by providing recent developments in IT consulting and computing technologies.


Our Master of Information Technology and Master of Information Technology (Professional) are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), which means your degree is recognised by industry, resulting in stronger job outcomes. 

Deakin's IT courses give you the option to study units that lead to Cisco certification, giving you a relevant, practical qualification, as well as an advantage over other graduates when applying for jobs.

Career opportunities

As a Master of Information Technology graduate, you may find employment in a wide range of industries, both private and government, in roles including:

  • business analyst
  • database administrator
  • network administrator
  • security analyst
  • security systems manager
  • software developer
  • solutions architect
  • technology consultant.

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