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Master of Internet of Things
Master of Internet of Things

Master of Internet of Things

  • ID:LTU610057
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$19,550.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$38,400.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$19,550.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements


The minimum entry requirement is successful completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

Prior learning developed through relevant work experience or professional accreditation, where it is deemed to be at least equivalent to that obtained through a Bachelor degree, may be considered. In making an offer to an applicant, the University will give consideration to a range of factors to determine whether an applicant has demonstrated the capacity to work at a Masters level, including academic record, English proficiency, and/or employment experience.

240 credit point pathway (2 years): Successful completion of a 3 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

180 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY(18 months):

Successful completion of a 3 year Australian

Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in a Computer Science, Information Technology field

English requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

  • TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

  • La Trobe College Australia ELICOS (LTCA): completion of EFS level 6B with minimum 60% overall and 60% in final exam.

  • La Trobe College Australia Foundation Studies (LTCA): completion of Foundation studies with 60% in English (Academic Communication).

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 with no less than 169 in any component.


Course Information

The Internet of Things is a fundamental driver of global change. The increasingly widespread use of smart devices for advanced data sharing is bringing communities together and reshaping industries.

As we respond to the impacts of this ongoing digital revolution , the world needs pioneering minds to create effective and ethical solutions – that’s where you come in.

La Trobe's Master of Internet of Things (IoT) combines technical knowledge with practical learning to give you advanced programming and systems design skills.

Build the skills you need to succeed in a more connected future by studying the key components of IoT, including platforms, protocols and protection.

The first of its kind in Australia, La Trobe's Master of IoT is grounded in industry practice. You'll have the opportunity to work on one of Bendigo's many IoT technology projects like Clever Weather or the Long Range IoT Network.

Or, if you're dreaming of a research career, you can undertake an industry-based thesis in your final year.

Either way, during your degree you'll have access to La Trobe's state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and IoT research lab. Developed in collaboration with Microsoft and CISCO, it's one of the largest of its kind in Victoria.

You'll learn:

  • IoT cloud data

    • Discover how cloud data can be used as tool for brainstorming and informed decision making.

  • Industry impact of IoT technology

    • Learn how IoT can be used to improve and innovate sectors like healthcare, construction and mining.

  • IoT programming and systems design

    • Work with IoT technology first-hand and produce a prototype IoT solution or system for a real-world industry partner.

  • Security protocols and privacy risks

    • Gain an understanding of IoT security and privacy risks by analysing the design of secure hardware and software.

CRICOS code:  0100862

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Study options

Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

Year 1

  • Academic integrity module

  • Database fundamentals

  • Information technology fundamentals

  • Iot technology and applications

  • Probability and statistics for data science

  • Professional practices and entrepreneurship in information technology

Year 2

  • iot programming

  • Iot protocols and platforms

  • Project management

  • Security and privacy in iot

Core choice subjects

Core choice subjects are one or more subject groups you need to select in your course. Core choice subjects may be specific to your course, major, minor, specialisation or other learning requirements.

Year 1

  • Introduction to programming

  • Object-oriented programming fundamentals (pg)

Core choice

Core choice subjects are one or more subject groups you need to select in your course. Core choice subjects may be specific to your course, major, minor, specialisation or other learning requirements.

Students to select one learning pathway from the list below.


  • Project

  • Industry based learning

  • Thesis


A specialisation is a sequence of related subjects studied in your course. In some courses, you need to complete at least one specialisation to attain your degree.

Students to select one specialisation


  • Applied data analytics

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The Internet of Things has changed businesses and industries forever. Skilled IoT professionals are needed in sectors like healthcare, cybersecurity, agriculture, construction and finance.

La Trobe graduates will be ready to play a leading role in the digital revolution.

Possible career options include:

  • (IoT Product) Test Engineer

    • Develop test plans for IoT product evaluation. Help enhance test automation and data analytics frameworks. Conduct performance measurements on a range of IoT devices.

  • Data Analyst

    • Use data to implement and maintain leading-edge IoT analytic systems and ensure only relevant information is filtered the processing system of a device.

  • Industrial UI/UX designer

    • Make IoT technology user friendly by developing the software and features needed for people to navigate and use devices.

  • Interoperability Engineer

    • Create, test and evaluate new interoperable simulation system designs to help software communicate and exchange data with other programs.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

530 AUD/year

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