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Master of Information and Communication Technology

Course Description

Build on your existing degree in IT, computer engineering or electronic engineering with this two-year Master's qualification, equipping you to work in a range of roles. There are currently more jobs than qualified people in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) sector, with roles in management, research and development, relating to engineering software, hardware and networks.

Central to this degree are the hands-on projects that make up the core subjects. You'll work with a team to develop either an industry or an information technology (IT) project. The industry projects involve the planning and development of a medium-sized software project, giving you experience in project management, estimation and planning, documentation and reporting and the technical aspects of software engineering. The IT project focuses on the development of a small-scale industry-bases system developed for efficiency, portability and re-use. You'll learn system design, implementation, testing and documentation skills as well as teamwork.

It's possible to fast-track this two-year degree by studying four subjects each semester, rather than three, enabling you to take your skills to the job market in only 18 months. Opportunities to study overseas include student exchange programs with our partner universities in over 30 countries.

English Language Requirements

IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.

Additional information

This course commences in Summer (October), Semester 1 (March), and Semester 2 (July). However if you want Advanced Standing (credit) for subjects including Professional Environment, Network Engineering Fundamentals and Object Oriented Programming Fundamentals, you cannot commence in the Summer Semester.

How to apply

Apply now (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/study/how-to-apply/international/undergraduate-and-postgraduate) or ask us a question (http://www.latrobe.edu.au/study/contact/international/ask-a-question) if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

Visit the Master of Information and Communication Technology page on the La Trobe University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

An Australian Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, computer engineering or communication/telecommunication engineering, or approved international equivalent.

Course Fees

A$21 945 based on 6 subjects per year (AUD$29 260 based on 8 subjects per year)

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