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Careers in Information and Communications Technology

Get a head start in your ICT career

Learn top-growth areas of ICT

Graduate with extra certifications

Through the program, you’ll gain holistic knowledge of ICT while you focus on cyber security, data and programming — the industry’s fastest growth areas — so you’re ready to step into in-demand roles right after graduation. You’ll develop an expert-level understanding of data analytics, programming, cybersecurity, data and process management, domain knowledge and research methods throughout the program, positioning yourself favourably for leadership roles.

What makes us unique?

As part of the program, you’ll graduate with globally recognised industry certifications employers want beyond your degree, certifications that students without our degree will spend time and thousands of dollars earning. These offer 3rd-party proof that you’re ready to take on the challenges of IT leadership and put you leaps and bounds ahead of your competition.

  • Microsoft (Security, Compliance, Identity Fundamentals)
  • ITS Python
  • Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals
  • Azure Data Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

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Position yourself for a leadership role in information communication technology

Senior business analyst salary1 AUD $137,6811

Information security manager2 AUD $144,527

Senior software developer3 AUD $155,000

IT Manager4 AUD $105,403

Join the fast-paced world of ICT

Knowing how to pull, analyse and secure big data is now big business throughout the world. Governments have recognised the loss of revenue that comes from immature data and are working hard to course-correct.

The abilities you gain in your online Master of Information and Communications Technology, paired with the top IT certifications you graduate with from UniSC, position you as the expert candidate who’s ready to jump in and lead from day one.

Program outcomes

The latest skills for in-demand careers

To make sure our graduates are ready for the real-world challenges of ICT, we’ve partnered with the Sunshine Coast Technology Industry Alliance and have an advisory panel made up of leading IT companies such as Cisco, Dell, Oracle, Next DC and the Sunshine Coast Council.

You’ll graduate from this program able to:

  • Microsoft (Security, Compliance, Identity Fundamentals)
  • ITS Python
  • Microsoft Azure AI Fundamentals
  • Azure Data Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals

Career support

Résumé and interview assistance

Workshops, articles and one-on-one assistance are all available to help you develop and check your cover letter, résumé and other job application documents and perfect your interviewing skills.

Career counselling and guidance

Get help choosing a career path, setting goals and deciding on an academic or professional change. Sign up for a mentor to gain industry insights, work toward goals and expand your professional network.

Online resources and templates

UniSC’s Student Hub gives you a quick way to access and book appointments, workshops and events, access career resources and support, and be supported in your education and well-being.


Attend workshops virtually or in person that help you develop employability skills, job search boot camps, how to network and much, much more.