• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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As a result of COVID-19, this course is currently being offered via remote (online) study. Please enquire with UOW regarding delivery modes for future sessions.

Why choose this Diploma of Information Technology offered by University of Wollongong

  • UOW College is situated on the UOW campus at Wollongong. Not only will you be immersed in the full university experience and campus life from day one, but UOW College students also have access to all UOW facilities as well as the College's computer labs, library and support services.
  • The combination of quality academic courses, small class sizes and the caring culture at UOW College provides the vital support you need to succeed at university. You can be confident that UOW College is the best possible pathway for your journey to higher education and a university degree


This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and delivered by UOW College (CRICOS: 02723D; RTO: 91159). UOW College is a registered business name of UOWC Ltd (ABN: 14 105 312 329).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The Diploma of IT covers information systems, information technology and business topics including:
  • Techniques and technologies of structured systems analysis
  • Major Information Systems found in a typical business
  • Structured programming, concepts and practice of object oriented programming.
  • Fundamental database concepts and skills in the design and manipulation of relational databases.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

ATAR equivalent 50 including minimum subject results as follows:

  • Year 12 Mathematics 2 unit (any result) or Mathematics standard 2 ≥60%
  • Interstate ATAR equivalent (such as Victoria’s ENTER or Queensland's OP) and Year 12 subject results equivalents, 
  • Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to minimum ATAR and individual subject results, 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • CRICOS: 057234M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27816 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27810 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25656 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25650 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs

  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Wollongong, Australia

    1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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