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Master of Information

Master of Information

Progress your career with a practical mastery of technology.
Master of Information Technology
2 Years Full Time
Australian Qualification Framework: 9
CRICOS code: 113140D
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ACAP's Master of Information Technology (MIT) is designed to give you the technology, project management, and people skills you need to advance your career and secure your position as an IT professional into the future. In this course, you will develop skills and modernise your knowledge of emerging and evolving technologies such as AI, blockchain, mobile and software development, and cyber security. You'll graduate confident, independent and with a real-world expertise that's highly sought-after by employers.

Project based learning (PBL) is an integral and vital design feature of this course. You will have opportunities to tackle challenging real-world problems through projects tailored to your interests, that require critical thinking, problem-solving, iteration, collaboration, leadership, reflection and evaluation.

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What you'll learn

Accelerate your career potential with applied learning and practical skills. Explore with an applied focus:

  • Advanced Software Development
  • Project Management and Teamwork
  • Cognitive Skills and Critical Thinking
  • Communication, Adaptive and Interactional Skills
  • Global Outlook

Project based learning


Immersive, experiential learning is a fundamental part of the Master of Information Technology course. Our project-based learning approach ensures you develop practical skills on real business and technical challenges early in the course so you can hone these skills throughout your learning.

Real-world briefs

You will experience the full process of undertaking a project with a client – from initial brief and development to review and final presentation, as well as gaining the best practice skills to provide effective handover of a completed project.

Client Projects

Some projects are also client based, offering the opportunity to practise these new skills in a professional environment. You will develop an understanding of a client’s business, needs and expectations, as well as building all-important professional networks and a portfolio of work achievements to take into the workforce.

These client projects offer a supportive and guided introduction to the Australian workforce and tangible work experience to list on your CV.


These and other projects, at the earlier stages of the course, can be the inspiration for your final Capstone, an applied project designed to help you demonstrate the mastery of the skills you’ve developed throughout the course, to be presented at a final industry showcase event.

Senior Lecturer & Course Leader

Dr. Luke Bozzetto

“As an honours student, I discovered a talent for teaching when I started instructing IT undergraduates.  I enjoyed the opportunity to connect with students and help them achieve their academic goals.  This passion for teaching continued into my professional years, where I was able to make a broader impact on higher education by introducing and supporting academics from various disciplines to cutting-edge technologies. I am looking forward to teaching this dynamic new course and meeting the students that are excited by our project based approach.”

Luke Bozzetto, Course Leader – Information Technologies



Career Pathways

With a focus on software development, current and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence, graduates of the Master of Information Technology course will be well placed to secure rewarding roles worldwide in a range of IT roles. You'll also be able to use the skills you learn on this course in areas outside of IT, such as finance, healthcare, e-commerce, and entertainment. This gives you flexibility in your career choices after you graduate.

Course structure

The Master of Information Technology course is made up of 13 core units

The course duration is 2 years full time or up to 6 years part time. For more information on the recommended course sequence click here.

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exit Pathways

Students who enrol in the Master of Information Technology and choose to discontinue their studies after successfully completing the first four units may exit the course with a Graduate Certificate of Software Development (AQF 8). 

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