Information Technology and Computer Science

Transform the future of business, health and communication with an IT degree at Melbourne.

Study at Australia’s top university for computer science and information systems, ranked 14th worldwide.* Be guided by world leading academics in cybersecurity, data mining and machine learning, business information systems, computational health, human computer interaction, distributed computing and cybersecurity.

Benefit from an industry-aligned curriculum, with access to internships at multinational firms and start-ups, industry projects and guest lectures presented by industry thought-leaders.

Maximise your career opportunities around the world with international accreditation through bodies such as Engineers Australia, the Australian Computer Society, Euro-Inf® and EUR-ACE®.**

Whether your passion is machine learning and artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, software engineering or information systems, we have a range of world-class courses to choose from.

At Melbourne we will help you will build the advanced technical expertise and teamwork skills to keep agile in a rapidly evolving industry.

 

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Your study options

IT study at Melbourne is flexible, enabling you to develop technical expertise at both the bachelor and masters study level.

You can study an IT major through your undergraduate (bachelor) degree, and follow this with more advanced technical knowledge and international accreditation with our masters level degrees.

I want to develop expertise in … Undergraduate degree Graduate degree (for further study and accreditation**)
Coding, programming and solving computing problems

Bachelor of Science (Computing and Software Systems major)

Bachelor of Design (Computing major)

Master of Engineering (Software)

Master of Engineering (Software with Business)
Software engineering, artificial intelligence, computer science and cloud computing

Bachelor of Science (Computing and Software Systems major)

Master of Engineering (Software)

Master of Engineering (Software with Business)

Cybersecurity, software development, programming languages, artificial intelligence

Bachelor of Science (Computing and Software Systems major)

Master of Information Technology (Computing)

Human-computer interaction, internet of things, user experience, social computing

Bachelor of Design (Digital Technologies major)

Master of Information Technology (Human Computer Interaction)
Cloud computing, mobile computer systems programming, distributed algorithms

Bachelor of Science (Computing and Software Systems major)

Master of Information Technology (Distributed Computing)
Digital business, improving business processes through ICT

Bachelor of Design (Digital Technologies major)

Master of Information Systems

Master of Information Systems (Executive)

Online offering for senior IT executives seeking to advance their careers.

Mapping and spatial services, GIS, remote sensing

Bachelor of Science (Spatial Systems major)

Bachelor of Design (Spatial Systems major)

Master of Engineering (Spatial)

Master of Information Technology (Spatial)

Analysing and managing big data Bachelor of Science (Data Science major) Master of Data Science
Automation and robotics Bachelor of Science (Mechatronics major) Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)
Computer science, statistics, programming languages and research

Bachelor of Science (Computing and Software Systems major)

Bachelor of Design (Computing major)

Master of Science (Computer Science)

 

Your career opportunities

As the digital economy continues to grow and evolve, qualified IT graduates are highly sought after in Australia and around the world. From cybersecurity to gaming and entertainment, business and technology, our graduates are working across a range of industries.

Some examples include:

Master of Engineering (Software)

Industries Companies Job roles
Games and Entertainment
Cybersecurity
Disaster Management
Energy and Commodities
Financial Services
Healthcare
Telecommunications
Traffic and Transport
Accenture
Adelphi Digital Consulting Group
Airservices Australia
ANZ
Deloitte
Google
Leidos
Microsoft
Planet Innovation
Telstra
Software Engineer
IT Manager
UX Designer
Web Application Developer
Consultant
Android/iOS Developer
Software Developer
Front-end Developer

Master of Information Technology

Industries Companies Job roles
Business
Financial Services
Games and Entertainment
Health
Media and Social Media
Technology R&D
Telecommunications
Accenture
Apollo Medical Imaging Technology
Bitcoin Group
Blockchain Global Ltd
Centre for Eye Research Australia
Data Solutions Group
National Australia Bank
Networked Society Institute
Sina Com Technology
Suncorp Group
Telstra
Python Developer
Data Infrastructure Engineer
Project Manager
Software Engineer/Developer
Android/iOS Developer
Quantitative Analyst
Data Scientist
Front-end Developer
Algorithm Engineer
Web Developer
Virtual Reality Developer
Big Data Engineer
Programmer
IT Consultant
Business Intelligence Consultant

Master of Information Systems

Industries Companies Job roles
Business
Financial Services
Games and Entertainment
Health
Media and Social Media
Technology R&D
Telecommunications
Accenture
AGL Energy
Amazon
ANZ
Deloitte
Didi Chuxing
EY
KPMG
National Australia Bank
Nielsen
Protiviti
PwC
Qantas
Zanity
Financial Services Manager
Business Systems Analyst
IT Solution Lead
Front-end Developer
Agile Delivery Manager
Analyst
Data Engineer
Consultant
Technology Specialist
Data & Analytics Manager
Solution Architect
Application Developer
Project Manager
Software Development Engineer

Master of Data Science

With a degree in Data Science, you could work as a data scientist, business analyst, data engineer, data analyst and climate or weather forecaster.  Our graduates are working in organisations such as Microsoft, Bureau of Meteorology, ANZ Bank, BHP Billiton, Boeing, and more.

Master of Science (Computer Science)

As a Master of Science graduate, you could work in high-profile research groups, medical research institutes, government departments, academic institutions, research infrastructure initiatives and research-focused companies. Some examples of roles include data scientists, applications programmers, information architects and computational research experts.

Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)

As a mechanical or mechatronics engineer, you will have a skillset that is sought after in a range of dynamic industries, from robotics to software systems, product development, manufacturing and more. Our graduates are working in roles such as mechatronics engineers, software engineers, design engineers and control engineers for a diverse range of organisations and start-ups.

Master of Engineering (Spatial)

With a spatial engineering qualification, you could work in a diverse range of industries and organisations, from private companies and consultancies to government departments. Our graduates are working as geospatial analysts, consultants, GIS specialists, engineering surveyors, and more.  

** QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
**For more information about each course’s accreditation details, please visit the course page