Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

Advancing innovation and knowledge

We offer industry-driven courses and research and varied work experience opportunities.

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We aim to train highly employable information technology and computer science graduates.



We have a strong commitment to both pure and applied research of practical importance.


Industry and community engagement

Access unique opportunities to gain paid employment as part of your studies.

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Master of Cybersecurity

Be prepared for a rapidly developing career with our industry-led course design.

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Master of Data Science

Apply technical skills to real-world messy data and model insights to shape our future.

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Women in Computer Science and IT

We are dedicated to promoting and celebrating women in IT and Computer Science to inspire the next generation of talented technology professionals. Meet the dedicated women who study and work in technical fields at La Trobe.

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Navigating change

Professor Wenny Rahayu, Dean and Head of the School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, talks with Giselle Roberts about using an engineering mindset to navigate change