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    Master of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems)
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    Master of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems)

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Full Time


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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesOctober-2024
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    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 39,000  / year
    Next Intake October-2024

    Master of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems)


    If you are a graduate with a previous degree in an information technology or computer science related field, but are looking to specialise and extend your knowledge and skills in this dramatically changing area, the specialised networks and cybersecurity masters in information technology program at Flinders provides the perfect introduction.

    This coursework masters provides advanced studies in information technology, with particular emphasis on the techniques required to design, develop, secure and manage an enterprise's networked information systems.

    The course capitalises on the demand for professionals across a continually widening range of applications, from intelligent consumer goods such as mobile phones and cars through to electronic medical records. It addresses the profession's growing concern regarding the skills shortage in the area of cybersecurity.

    The focus on Flinders University's strengths in the design, implementation and management of enterprise information technology and the secure and interconnected application of information technology for information retrieval, analysis and visualisation characterise this program. The course integrates with the strong and active research and development program in the College of Science and Engineering, carried out as externally funded research and development.

    The coursework masters provides both core and advanced studies in information technology, with particular emphasis on the techniques required to design, develop and manage an enterprise's information systems. Topics cover areas such as the fundamentals of computing, software engineering, database and conceptual modelling, statistical science, and networks and cybersecurity.


    Practical experience

    The masters involves significant project work, notably a major individual project that may tackle an industry-relevant problem or a research question. The program also requires you to complete practical learning and testing in designing, building, managing and trouble-shooting enterprise networks.


    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    The course is designed to enable you to contribute professionally to the management of an enterprise's information security procedures and networked infrastructure. From theory through programming to developing globally recognised computer network skills, this course provides you with a solid foundation and the ability to adapt to new and innovative technologies.

    Potential occupations include:

    • network administrator
    • system analyst
    • cybersecurity consultant
    • security auditor
    • programmer
    • researcher and developer
    • networking and communications specialist.

    Professional accreditation/recognition

    The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 39,000 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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    Master of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems)

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