36 months
35160 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (Network Technology) from Swinburne University of Technology provides students with the knowledge and skills to be an information and communication technology professional, with particular skills in a chosen area.  

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This Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (Network Technology) from Swinburne University of Technology  focuses on computer and network configurations, web and application programming, and database design and maintenance. You'll also have the opportunity to specialise in a particular aspect of ICT-related work - making it ideal for those seeking an ICT course with flexible outcomes.

Specialise in the networking aspect of ICT infrastructure. Gain four Cisco certifications.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this Course students will be able to:

  • Identify the need for ICT solutions, elicit information from the relevant stakeholders about the requirements for the solution and research and plan solutions according to the requirements identified
  • Assess and analyse the appropriateness of methodologies and technologies for the design and implementation of ICT solutions
  • Research, evaluate and discuss the suitability and procurement options of alternatives for a given purpose
  • Identify and analyse situations that require investigations about methodologies, practices, technologies, ethical and legal issues and source the generic and specialised software tools used by IT professionals

Career opportunities

The course emphasis is on knowledge and skills needed for a wide variety of employment positions in ICT.


The course is accredited at Professional Level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Network Administration 
  • Networks and Switching 
  • ICT Design Project
  • Network Routing Principles
  • Advanced Web Development 
  • Data Visualization 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


300 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 088401M

Successful completion of one of:

  • the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.
  • completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Certificates IV (completed), Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees)
  • applicants without a formal qualification may be considered for entry upon completion of the STAT test.

Course prerequisites

  • VCE Units 3 and 4 – a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as an Additional Language (EAL) or equivalent.

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
  • Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 65%, all skills 65%
  • Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35160 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8021 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 36 months.

National fee is Commonwealth supported

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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