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Master of Information Technology (Professional)

Course summary for current students

Award granted Master of Information Technology (Professional)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne)
Cloud (online)Yes
Duration2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code051581G
Deakin course codeS779

Course overview

Deakin's postgraduate IT courses provide a combination of leading-edge theory and technical knowledge plus hands-on practical experience to prepare you for a successful career as an IT professional in Australia and around the world.


The Master of Information Technology (Professional) is designed to extend the specialised skills obtained in the Master of Information Technology.


Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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Equipment requirements

Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection.  Information about hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website or by telephone 03 9244 6699.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

The course comprises a total of 16 credit points, which must include the following:

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Course structure

SIT790 Major Thesis  (4 cp), or

SIT791 Professional Practice  (4 cp), or

SIT792 Minor Thesis  (2 cp), and


2 additional credit points chosen from the list of general units in the Master of Information Technology.


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