Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research)



Delivery ModeOn campus
Duration 2-2.5F*
Intake InformationSemester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Apply Direct Code3702.1
Course Code950245 (Parramatta)
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.



Delivery Mode On campus
Duration  2-2.5F*
Intake Information Semester 1 (Autumn); Semester 2 (Spring)
Course Code 950245 (Parramatta)
Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


The Master of Information and Communications Technology (Research) exposes you to advanced topics and research in the field of Information and Communications Technology.

This degree is comprised of a coursework component that is followed by a full-time-equivalent year of supervised research training.

The main goal of the degree is to provide you with an opportunity to develop research skills appropriate to the ICT discipline.

This degree provides a pathway to Higher Degree Research studies by engaging you in research projects within the University or in collaboration with an external organisation.

*Depending on your qualifications you can complete the degree in two years. See Handbook for more details


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

Review the Course Admission and Subject Information

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities depend on your qualifications and previous work experience.

How to apply

If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western (opens in a new window) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Law, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window).

Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.

You can manage your existing direct applications via the Western application portal (opens in a new window) or via UAC.(opens in a new window)

Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from Western Sydney University Research (opens in a new window).