Masters in Networking in Australia

17 universities offer the Masters in Networking in Australia. Sorted by: University ranking.

University of Sydney

Times Higher Education Ranking: 60

The University of Sydney is ranked among the top 50 engineering and technology universities in the world in the Times Higher Education rankings 2014-15. The Master of Information Technology is an internationally recognised degree with six majors including Networks and Distributed Systems. The course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration:1.5 years
  • Intake: March and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $34,800
  • Location: Sydney
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Monash University

Times Higher Education Ranking: 83

Monash University is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Computer Science and Information Systems by the QS World University Rankings 2014. The Master of Information Technology with a specialisation in Networks and Security includes the option of either a) Industry experience or b) Research and the course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 32,900
  • Location: Melbourne

Monash also offers the Master of Information Technology (Professional) which is 1.5 years in duration.

Scholarship tip! Monash offers an FIT Merit Scholarship up to the value of AUD$14,000.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Monash is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Computer Science and Information Systems by the 2014 QS World University Rankings and the Master of Networks and Security program offered by the university provides IT professionals with advanced studies in networks and security including network structures, network protocols, information security, software security, network security, quality of service and network design. The degree includes the option to complete one of the following: a) Industry experience b) Research.

  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: March and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$32,900
  • Location: Melbourne

Scholarship tip! Monash offers an FIT Merit Scholarship up to the value of AUD$14,000.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Times Higher Education Ranking: 109

The University of New South Wales was ranked 29th in Computer Engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014.The Master of Information Technology provides students a broad-based IT education and specialised knowledge in a maximum of 2 majors enabling them to work in a range of positions in the IT industry. Majors offered include Internetworking, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Database Systems and e-Commerce Systems.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 35,520
  • Location: Sydney
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Times Higher Education Ranking: 226-250

UTS is a Cisco Networking Academy and Cisco Networking Academy Instructor Training Centre with a successful partnership with Cisco Systems for over 14 years. UTS was also ranked in the top 150 for Computer Science and Information Systems in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2014. This course provide hands-on learning using resources and equipment provided by Cisco Systems, including routing, switching, security, wireless and VoIP. Advanced subjects across a number of streams are also available: Cisco certified network professional; broadband technologies and services; network security; wireless and mobile; and web technologies. Students are prepared for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)and CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) industry certification within the UTS/Cisco Networking Academy Program. The degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 28,400
  • Campus: Sydney

UTS also offers the Master of Information Technology (Advanced) which is 2 years in duration.

Scholarship tip! UTS: Information Technology offers six scholarships per semester, valued at A$2,000 each, to high achievers based on their first semester results.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

UTS was ranked in the top 150 for Computer Science and Information Systems in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2014. The internetworking program provides a hands-on learning experience using resources provided by Cisco Systems for internetworking, including routing, switching, security, wireless and VoIP. Advanced electives in internetworking are available. It covers all aspects of the organisational use of networks: design, implementation, security, management, end systems and applications. Students can prepare for Cisco CCNA and CCNP industry certification.

  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 31,280
  • Campus: Sydney

UTS also offers the Master of Science in Internetworking (Advanced) which is 2 years in duration.

Scholarship tip! UTS: Information Technology offers six scholarships per semester, valued at A$2,000 each, to high achievers based on their first semester results.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

This course provides students with an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills while expanding their managerial and professional engineering knowledge. The course also provides a unique opportunity for students to deepen their knowledge and gain practical skills by undertaking an independent engineering graduate project in a particular major. A number of majors are offered including Telecommunication Networks.

  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 28,400
  • Location: Sydney

UTS also offers the Master of Engineering (Advanced) which is 2 years in duration.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

This course is for students who have a bachelor's qualification in engineering and who want to combine the Master of Engineering with a specific major (such as, Telecommunication Networks) with the Master of Engineering Management. This enables students to gain engineering-specific skills and engineering management skills in an accelerated way and complete two courses in two years rather than three years individually.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 26,180
  • Location: Sydney
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Times Higher Education Ranking: 276-300

QUT was ranked Australia's top university under 50 years in the 2013 Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50. It is also the Area Academy Training Centre, Australia and New Zealand, for the Cisco Networking Academy Program (CNAP). Students will gain experience with designing, implementing and maintaining network systems for a wide range of organisations in this course. It will undergo accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) in 2015.

  • Duration: 1.5 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 25,400
  • Location: Brisbane

Queensland University of Technology also offers the Master of Information Technology with a major in Networks which is 2 years in duration.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

QUT was ranked as Australia's top university under 50 years old in the 2013 Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50. This course provides an advanced body of knowledge in professional engineering practices and recent developments in the field and students will have to choose from either the Mechanical or Networking and Communications majors.

  • Duration: 1 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 26,600
  • Campus: Brisbane
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

University of Wollongong

Times Higher Education Ranking: 276-300

The University of Wollongong was ranked 26th in QS University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50 2014/15. This degree gives graduates the ability to solve complex real world problems by integrating computer science methods with effective management strategies. Students will be able to put theory into practice with an individual capstone project. This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 26,800
  • Campus: Wollongong
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

The University of Wollongong was ranked 26th in QS University Rankings: Top 50 Under 50 2014/15. The Master of Information and Communication Technology covers the deployment, maintenance, management and organisation of Information Technology (IT) in business. A number of majors are offered including one in Enterprise Networking. This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 26,800
  • Campus: Wollongong

The University of Wollongong also offers the Master of Information Technology with a major in Enterprise Networking which is 2 years in duration.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Macquarie University

Times Higher Education Ranking: 301-350

Macquarie is ranked in the top 40 universities in the Asia-Pacific region and within Australia's top ten universities (Shanghai Jiao Tong University Rankings, 2012). The Master of Information Technology with a specialisation in Internetworking and Cyber Security exposes students to methodologies required for secure network planning and design, encompassing principles of topological design, network-synthesis, and network-realization. These provide students with in-demand commercial-ready skills in systems integration and security development.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 33,600
  • Location: Sydney
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Curtin University

Times Higher Education Ranking: 351-400

Curtin University is ranked in the top 50 universities under 50 years of age by QS for 2013/14.This course explores relevant topics in telecommunications & networking like mobile radio communications and data network security. The wide range of optional units includes topics like computer architectural philosophies, LAN and WAN technologies, electromagnetics, error control coding, troubleshooter management, legal frameworks and system design.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 25,600
  • Location: Perth

Murdoch University

Times Higher Education Ranking: 351-400

Murdoch University was ranked 57th in the Times Higher Education (THE) 100 Under 50 rankings 2013. This course is a professional qualification in Information Technology, and provides candidates with the practical understanding, skills and knowledge for managing IT use, change and development.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: N/A
  • Location: Perth
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Swinburne University of Technology

Times Higher Education Ranking: 351-400

Swinburne is ranked top 400 in the world by the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities. This program focuses on developing advanced theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to network design, the management and service provision of private and public network systems, wireless and broadband technologies, and the security and protection of networked and computer systems. The program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). It also provides preparation towards the Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco Certified Network Professional certification and the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate title.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March and August
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 26,620
  • Location: Melbourne
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Swinburne is ranked top 400 in the world by the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities. This stream focuses on the skills required to work as network system specialists. Units provide coverage of general networking principles with specific competencies including certification material from Cisco CCNA, CCNP and MCSA. The program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: March and August
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ 19,965
  • Location: Melbourne
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

University of Western Sydney (UWS)

Times Higher Education Ranking: 351-400

UWS placed 87th in the world on the 2014 Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 list. The Master of Information and Communications Technology (MICT) has been designed to prepare computing professionals and recent graduates for work in the information and communications technologies sector at the highest levels. There are three streams available in the MICT, including Networking.

  • Duration: 1.5 - 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD$ $26,560
  • Location: Sydney

University of Western Sydney also offers the Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) which is 2 - 2.5 years in duration.

* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

RMIT University

Times Higher Education Ranking: N/A

RMIT was ranked 32nd in the top 50 universities worldwide under 50 years old (QS World University Rankings 2014). The Master of Engineering (Telecommunication and Network Engineering) enables students to develop expertise in the analysis, design, implementation and operation of telecommunication devices, systems, networks and services.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $31,680
  • Location: Melbourne
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

La Trobe University

Times Higher Education Ranking: N/A

La Trobe University is ranked in the top 100 in world in the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 rankings, 2014. Students can specialise in network administration through the Master of Information Technology (Computer Networks), enabling them to work across a range of organisations. The course content will focus on data communications and networks, networks and system security, network design and management, application protocol, and wireless networks. The program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb, July and Oct
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $27,350
  • Campus: Melbourne
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Griffith University

Times Higher Education Ranking: N/A

Griffith is ranked 38 in the QS University Rankings Top 50 Under 50, 2014/15. In this degree, students will gain a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of information technology. Through their chosen specialisation, they will develop an in-depth understanding of the underlying technology, administration and application of specific applications of information technology and systems.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $23,120
  • Location: Gold Coast
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

James Cook University

Times Higher Education Ranking: N/A

James Cook University is ranked 46 in the QS University Rankings Top 50 Under 50 2014/15. The Computing and Networking major is designed for information technology and computer science graduates and recognised IT professionals who seek to further their knowledge and skills in advanced computing, programming, information systems and networking.This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $24,000
  • Location: Townsville & Cairns
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

University of Southern Queensland

Times Higher Education Ranking: N/A

This program teaches the fundamental concepts of networking and routing, including design and analysis, and methods of implementing network security based on cryptography. Students will discover the flexibility and security of local area networks, WAN technologies, and wireless communication and increase their knowledge of computer system design and advanced web data management. This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb and July
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $20,680
  • Location: Toowoomba
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

Central Queensland University

Times Higher Education Ranking: N/A

The Networks and Information Security major focuses on the design and management of network systems. Industrial standards will be introduced to design, secure and manage local and wide area networks. Network design and security administration will be the main practice. Accreditation with the Australian Computer Society is currently being sought for this course.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Intake: Feb, July and Nov
  • Tuition fee per year/cost: AUD $20,880
  • Campus: Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney and Rockhampton
* GMAT / GRE scores are not required for this course

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