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The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology offers degree courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

New Courses for 2017

Master of Cybersecurity

With digital technology informing almost every facet of our lives, cybercrime is no longer just a computer problem. That’s the insight at the heart of La Trobe’s Master of Cybersecurity program. This suite of degrees addresses the critical shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals while giving you the chance to approach cybersecurity from three distinct perspectives

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Master of Data Science

La Trobe’s Master of Data Science will provide you with a unique skillset that is in demand across a wide array of industries worldwide. Data scientists work across business, health, agriculture, biology, sport, transport, logistics, information technology and more, to interpret big data and identify innovative opportunities.

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Our undergraduate offerings are designed to allow you to become a professional in Computer Science, Information Technology or Business Information Systems. The department's focus is on teaching excellence and providing you with the skills to land the job. Our integrated industry learning is central to our degree structure, so join us and put your best foot forward into a rewarding career.


Our postgraduate offerings are designed to make you stand out from the crowd, gain specialist skills and develop strong research proficiency.