Faculty of Information Technology

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Master of Cybersecurity
Master of Data Science
Master of Information Technology
Master of Artificial Intelligence

Monash University’s Faculty of Information Technology was established in 1990. The University is a founding member of the Group of Eight (Go8) – a coalition of Australia's most prestigious research-intensive universities. It is the only Go8 university with a faculty dedicated to information technology.

Monash University is a founder of the Group of Eight (Go8) – a coalition of Australia's most prestigious research-intensive universities. It ranks #42 globally and is the only Go8 member with a faculty dedicated to information technology.

If you are looking to upskill in the field of the future, integral to every industry and country, explore Monash's expert master's degrees. All are non-cognate, meaning you don't need a background in IT to enrol, and are taught by world-leading experts.

With over 44,000 IT alumni across 155 countries, many graduates of Monash hold esteemed positions. Some include Kane Thornton (IT infrastructure manager, DFAT), Amir Mitri (senior solutions lead, Experian), Karan Raghav (senior analyst, Deloitte), Suja Chandrasekaran (CIO, Kimberly-Clark), and Ambritha De Silva (senior consultant, Deloitte).

The Faculty of Information Technology is located in Monash University’s vibrant IT precinct at Clayton, 20 km from Melbourne's city centre.

The Faculty of Information Technology is located in Monash University’s Clayton campus premises, 20 km from Melbourne's city centre. The suburb of Clayton is well-known for its large residential areas, beautiful parks, and peaceful atmosphere.

What can you study at Monash University - Faculty of Information Technology?

Monash University's Faculty of Information Technology offers these Master’s courses: - Cybersecurity: Master of Cybersecurity - Information Technology: Master of Information Technology - Artificial Intelligence: Master of Artificial Intelligence - Data Science: Master of Data Science - Financial Mathematics: Master of Financial Mathematics

How to get in at Monash University - Faculty of Information Technology

  • Application fee: A$100 (attach proof of payment) or waiver code
  • Average GRE score: NA
  • Mean TOEFL score: 79 iBT
  • Average UG GPA: Min. 2
  • Recommendations: NA
  • Language eligibility test: Yes, for minimum English language capabilities. English competency - secondary schooling/Victorian Certificate of Education
  • Tuition fee: A$9,900 (for 18 credit points studied; A$13,200 (for 24 credit points studied)
  • Food: A$560 - A$1,120 per month
  • Transportation: A$220 per month
  • Total annual cost of admission: A$46,700

Scholarships for international students at Monash University - Faculty of Information Technology

The University offers over 280 scholarships valued at up to A$280,000. Some of them include:

Learn more about Monash University scholarships.

Accommodation options

Monash University Clayton campus offers on-campus accommodation, including halls of residents, shared flats and self-contained studio apartments.

The university is also well connected via public transport and offers a free shuttle bus service between its campuses, giving you the flexibility to live off-campus in one of Melbourne's many wonderful suburbs.

Clayton campus


Melbourne, Victoria State

City Population

5 million


Southeast Australia


Summer (December – February) 14°C/57.2°F and 25.3°C/77.5°F; Autumn (March – May) 10.9°C/51.6°F and 20.3°C/68.5°F; Winter (June – August) 6.5°C/43.7°F and 14.2°C/57.6°F; Spring (September – November) 9.6°C/49.3°F and 19.6°C/67.3°F.

Nearest Airport

Melbourne Airport and Avalon Airport

Time Zone

Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT +10)

Fast facts about Monash University - Faculty of Information Technology

  • University enrolment numbers: 80,000+
  • Living alumni: 45,000+
  • Total students: 7313
  • International students: 48%
  • Countries represented: 155
  • Top 7 countries represented: India, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, US

Monash University - Faculty of Information Technology job placement

Choosing Monash University means opening the doors to a better future, one that you have always dreamt of. Check these facts on job placement opportunities:

  • Employment placement rate: 72.3%
  • On-Campus hiring options: Career fairs, on-campus interviews, networking events
  • Internship options: The Career and Testing Services aims to help students in finding, applying for, and working throughout the internship process
  • Career fairs: Hosts both University-wide and discipline-specific career fairs
  • On-campus recruitment counselling: University resources such as career assessments, workshops, and tools for job search build a bridge between students and employers to discuss career goals and strategies as well as share feedback to ensure students improve their chances of getting hired
  • Extended post-study work visa: A two-year extension has been added to the Temporary Graduate Visa (485) which all IT master's degrees at Monash are eligible for.
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Last updated: 12 Mar 2024

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