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University of New England

Armidale , NSW ,Australia

Master of Information Technology

The Master of Information Technology provides an opportunity for those who are looking for a change of direction in their career or for those who want to enhance their IT qualifications. Those seeking a change of direction can come in without any background in IT and graduate with sound knowledge and understanding of IT qualifying them for employment in a broad range of positions in private industry, government agencies, or research organizations that have an IT requirement. Similarly, the Master of Information Technology provides candidates who have an IT background with the opportunity to update their qualifications, with a number of entry options that recognize industry experience and previous study.

Campus Information


Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquility of New England on a rural property.


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

More Information required
10 Days
Possible Interview call from Institution
10 Days
Provisiona;/Unconditional offer
10 Days
Visa process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Information technology graduates are in high demand in many fields. Career options include, but are not limited to:  

  • software development 
  • systems analysis and design  
  • consultant 
  • internet and e-commerce 
  • IT educator 
  • systems management and administration. 

PSW Opportunity

International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional  2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa  (Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)


Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

A candidate shall hold:

  • (a) an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; or
  • (b) an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification with a major in a relevant discipline*; or
  • (c) an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours qualification in a relevant discipline*; or
  • (d) for an international student, hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification from an overseas institution, and be studying on a full-time fee-paying basis at the UNE Sydney Campus.

*Relevant disciplines include, but are not limited to the following: Computing Science

  • Data Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Software Engineering
  • Statistics

  • Course Code: 047297A
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 63200 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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