School of Information Technology

Information technology offers us an exciting future and is at the very heart of how we work, communicate, connect and are entertained.

Study with us and get equipped for career opportunities in a variety of fields - from software engineering to cyber security, computer science, data analytics and virtual reality.

Make your mark in a connected world

The impact of information technology in everyday life is clear for anyone to see. In a connected world with intelligent machines emerging, it's exciting to think about the contribution you could make and the difference you could ultimately create in the lives we lead.

Studying a course in information technology can give you the knowledge and skills to understand and contribute through a relevant career of your choice.

Our courses are informed by our active industry connections and cutting-edge research and offer authentic industry-based learning opportunities.

Information technology is changing the ways in which we communicate, exercise and stay healthy. It affects how we form relationships, how we learn and how we do business.

PROFESSOR JOHN YEARWOOD

HEAD OF SCHOOL, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY


Study opportunities

Our extensive industry connections mean you can make the most of short and long-term workplace initiatives and internships within a field of your choice. 

The embedded work placement unit in our courses provides students with direct access to transferable skills for their future careers. We also encourage a flexible and unique learning experience through various opportunities studying or volunteering abroad.

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Our research

We provide world-class research opportunities and the best in research training for students. Our research groups in software engineering, artificial intelligence and data analytics, distributed systems and IoT, human computer interaction, and IT for future education help advance industry and give our graduates a competitive edge.

The School of Information Technology is also aligned with strategic research centres, including the Centre for Cyber Security Research and Innovation (CSRI), Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Laboratory (DSTIL), and the Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA).

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Partnerships

Learn all about our partnerships with some of the leaders in the IT sector and how industry membership on our School Advisory Board advises us on the direction of our teaching programs and IT trends.

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Staff listing

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Contact us

General enquiries
+61 3 9244 6699
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Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood, Victoria 3125

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216