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Master of Technology - 900AA

Course Code: 900AA
Course Version: 2
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
UAC Code: 880280
CRICOS Code: 054003F
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


This is a 'conversion' program that will educate graduate students from any background to become qualified Information Technology (IT) practitioners. It offers students the opportunity to study new and emerging areas of advanced information technology (IT). They may also study issues relating to the design, development and management of systems incorporating IT.

At the end of this course students may transfer into the final year of the Master of Information Technology course to gain an Master of Information Technology degree.


Prospective Domestic Students
Email or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email or Phone +61 2 6201 5342
Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email or Phone 1300 301 727

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree from Australia or a recognised overseas institution. Students who do not have a Bachelor degree may be able to gain course admission on the basis of Equivalent Graduate Status. For more information on this process, contact the University's Admissions Office.

Admission to the MTech to undertake the Mainframe Computing specialisation also requires an interview and selection process undertaken by Global Online Learning (GOL).

Assumed Knowledge

Knowledge of IT and/or Business Informatics. For Business Informatics assumed knowledge includes excellent English oral and written communication skills.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Master of Technology M Tech
Master of Technology in Software Engineering M TechSE
Master of Technology in Information Systems M TechInfSys
Master of Technology in Network Computing M TechNetworkComp
Master of Technology in Mainframe Computing M TechMainframeComp

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Course closed to new admissions from semester 1, 2015. Please contact the Faculty via the enquiry details below for further information.

Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.

Course Duration

Standard: 3 semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum: 12 semesters.



Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology are subsumable into the Master of Technology.


  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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