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Study with us

Our flexible IT degrees – developed in consultation with industry – give you the opportunity to specialise in cybersecurity, data science, game design and development, information systems and business analysis, software technology solutions, or web and mobile app development. Your learning is enhanced by our location in Australia’s largest high-tech precinct, which is brimming with collaborative, internship and employment opportunities.

Program Leaders

Undergraduate

ProgramLeaderEmail
Bachelor of Information Technology Dr Malcolm Ryanmalcolm.ryan@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Advanced Information TechnologyProf Annabelle McIverannabelle.mciver@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Cyber SecurityAssoc Prof Christophe Dochechristophe.doche@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Game Design and DevelopmentDr Malcolm Ryanmalcolm.ryan@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Cyber SecurityAssoc Prof Christophe Dochechristophe.doche@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Data ScienceDr Diego Molla-Alioddiego.molla-aliod@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Game DevelopmentDr Malcolm Ryanmalcolm.ryan@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major Information Systems and Business AnalysisProf Deborah Richardsdeboarh.richards@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Software TechnologyDr Matthew Robertsmatthew.roberts@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Information Technology with a Major in Web and Mobile App DevelopmentAssoc Prof Steve Cassidysteve.cassidy@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a stream in Software EngineeringProf Michael Johnsonmichael.johnson@mq.edu.au
Bachelor of Science with a Major in ComputingDr Matthew Robertsmatthew.roberts@mq.edu.au

Postgraduate

ProgramLeaderEmail
Master of Information Systems ManagementDr Amin Beheshtiamin.beheshti@mq.edu.au
Master of Information Technology in Cyber SecurityAssoc Prof Christophe Dochechristophe.doche@mq.edu.au
Master of Information Technology in NetworkingDr Rajan Shankaranrajan.shankaran@mq.edu.au
Master of Data ScienceAssoc Prof Steve Cassidysteve.cassidy@mq.edu.au
Master of Science Innovation in Information TechnologyDr Peter Buschpeter.busch@mq.edu.au
Masters of Research Year 1 and Year 2Dr Young Leeyoung.lee@mq.edu.au

Undergraduate Courses 2020

Bachelor of Information Technology

The Bachelor of Information Technology provides graduates with the necessary skills to pursue a career in Information Technology. A foundation of programming, data, networking and cyber security provides a solid base for later study. The six majors focus on important current areas of Information Technology:

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Bachelor of Advanced Information Technology (to be offered from 2020)

The Bachelor of Advanced Information Technology provides graduates with the necessary skills to pursue a career in Information Technology. A foundation of programming, data, networking and cyber security provides a solid base for later study. The six majors focus on important current areas of Information Technology:

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Bachelor of Cyber Security (to be offered from 2020)

This new course aims at addressing the well-documented skills gap in cyber security. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the latest technical aspects of cyber security, covering topics such as applied cryptography, offensive security, digital forensics, secure application development, artificial intelligence, data privacy and information security. It features a capstone unit addressing the practical management side of cyber security in a business setting.

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Bachelor of Game Design and Development

The Bachelor of Games Design and Development program aims to provide graduates with the necessary skills to be a successful videogame designer and developer. Recognising that the videogames industry in Australia is small and jobs are hard to come by, we also intend to give graduates a wider variety of career options in software development and user experience design.

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Postgraduate Courses 2020

Master of Information Systems Management

The course has been designed as an advanced course in Information Systems and Technology with the aim to enable students to understand IT-related management activities in organizations while learning how to generate value through the use of technology.

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Master of Information Technology in Cyber Security

This technical degree provides up-to-date knowledge and practical training for a successful career in the burgeoning field of cyber security.

Check this link to learn more about the MITCyberSec

Master of Information Technology in Networking

In this degree, you’ll develop an in-depth integrated knowledge of advanced concepts in network and internetwork technologies, and learn how to apply them to solve practical problems in networked IT systems, as well as related topics such as network design and security.

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Master of Data Science

This interdisciplinary course will enhance your skills and give you a range of technical skills necessary to work in data science across a variety of industries.

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Master of Science Innovation in Information Technology

This inventive degree will equip you with the specialised knowledge and skills you’ll need to create and develop practical ideas and innovative products and services.

Check this link to learn more about the MScInvIT

Higher Degree Research

For students interested in progressing into higher degree research study, the Department of Computing offers Master of Research and PhD programs in a wide range of Information Technology fields. You will work with world-class researchers and be supported through the Department’s HDR program with resources and professional training.

A PhD in information technology at Macquarie University involves extensive research alongside some of the world’s best scholars in state of the art research facilities.

Find out more about the Master of Research and PhD programs at Macquarie University

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