Information technology - postgraduate
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.
|Graduate Certificate of Information Technology||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Graduate Diploma of Information Technology||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Master of Information Technology (Professional)||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Master of Information Technology||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
|Master of Networking and Security||Course information for:||Local Students||International Students|
Why study postgraduate IT at Deakin?
Choose your specialisation
Deakin's Master of Information Technology offers the flexibility to tailor your course to suit your own needs. You may choose to specialise in IT Security, IT Services, Network Computing or Software Development in addition to selecting units from across a range of areas in order to obtain a broad grounding in IT.
The Master of Information Technology (Professional) is designed to extend the specialised skills obtained in the Master of Information Technology. You can undertake a trimester of industry-based, work-integrated learning or a trimester of research under the guidance and supervision of Deakin researchers.
As a Master of Information Technology graduate, you may find employment as a business analyst, network administrator, database administrator, security analyst, solutions architect, software developer, technology consultant, or security systems manager.
Secure your digital future
By undertaking postgraduate studies in networking and security simultaneously within Deakin's Master of Networking and Security, you will acquire in-depth knowledge, skills and competencies in two related fields that are widely recognised as critical to the successful provision of IT infrastructure. Equip yourself with the ability to effectively support the achievement of strategic business goals and secure your digital future in this critical field of IT.
By professionals, for professionals
Deakin's postgraduate IT courses have been designed by professionals for professionals to give you the best opportunity to succeed in this highly competitive industry. Our courses are informed by professionals working in industry leading organisations including IBM, Telstra, ANZ and Computershare ensure our courses remains relevant to changing workplace needs.
With a number of units available in off-campus mode, the Master of Information Technology provides you with the flexibility to fit your studies around your lifestyle, work and other commitments. You also have the opportunity to exit the masters program early with a Graduate Certificate of Information Technology or Graduate Diploma of Information Technology if desired.
As part of the course, you have the opportunity to gain highly sought-after industry certifications – the Cisco Certified Network Association (CCNA) in the networking field and the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) in the security field – in conjunction with relevant work experience.
Supported learning environments
Small class sizes and accessible teaching staff help you get the best out of your university education and offer a friendly and supportive learning environment. You will also have access to well-equipped computer laboratories and numerous opportunities for hands-on experiential learning.