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Information Technology, Graduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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What's involved?

The course covers the first eight subjects of the Master of Information Technology. If you progress to the master's degree, you'll be given credit for the subjects you studied during the diploma.

Why should you apply?

Flexible entry requirements mean a variety of previous educational and work experience may be taken into account. Graduates of the MIT are eligible for full professional membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), which is the highest level possible.

Who's it for?

Whether or not you have a background in IT, the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology is designed to help you progress to the Master of Information Technology. The program is offered at the CSU Study Centres.

Learning Outcomes

  • IT skills that equip you to solve ‘real world’ problems
  • A theoretical and conceptual background in IT, helping you to be more effective in the workplace
  • Cutting-edge IT training

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Organisation and Architecture
  • Database Systems
  • ICT Project Management
  • Topics in IT Ethics
  • Networks and Communications
  • Wireless Networking Concepts
  • Network and Security Administration
  • Internetworking with TCP/IP
  • Virtualisation and Cloud Computing
  • Information Security

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:


    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 074727D


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or
  • Three years’ experience in IT-related work, or
  • A diploma and one to three years’ relevant professional experience, or
  • A minimum associate degree

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 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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