Course Detail

Master of Information Technology (Computer Networks)


Specialise in network administration with this two year Master of Information Technology (Computer Networks), enabling you to work across a range of businesses and organisations. Your studies will focus on data communications and networks, networks and system security, network design and management, application protocol, and wireless networks.

Seminars on IT-related ethical, professional and social issues are a key component of the degree. As well as lectures, you'll have opportunities to complete a software engineering project, an industry-related project or write a minor thesis on computer networks. You'll graduate with skills in Java programming and the fundamentals of IT-related mathematics, algorithms and data structures, and system design engineering.

Beside a strong practical grasp of computer networks, you'll also learn the skills to work effectively in project teams and how to plan and design networks.

Our partnerships with universities around the world will give you an opportunity to study overseas.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.


Graduates can work in such roles as network manager, research and development manager, network consultant, or in systems engineering (the design, development and maintenance of computer systems).

Professional recognition

The Master of Information Technology (Computer Networks) is conditionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Graduates of the Master of Information Technology (Computer Networks) may apply for membership with the ACS. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.5/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AUS $37,200 per year

Admission Requirements

Academic entry requirement

4 year Bachelor's degree with minimum 65%.