12 months
24400 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Are you an international student interested in Information Technology? IT career professionals are highly sought after, and the Diploma of Information Technology from University of Canberra College is the perfect place to start.

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You might dream of being a web designer, games programmer, business analyst, IT security expert or perhaps a project manager.  Whatever the IT role, our Diploma in Information Technology will provide the foundationStudy a Diploma of Information Technology at University of Canberra College   and you will:be supported to develop the skills needed for ongoing success in your studiesbe broadly prepared for any field of information technology available today.

Study opportunities

Finishing your diploma gives you direct entry to the 2nd year of our:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Informatics
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Software Technology 
  • Software Engineering
  • Database Design
  • Information Systems in Organisations 
  • Discrete Mathematics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Canberra College and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 070213G

  • For international students studying an Australian Year 12 qualification, your selection rank is your ATAR plus any adjustment factors you may be eligible for.
  • If you’re an international student who has not completed an Australian Year 12, we also recognise a range of other international qualifications for direct entry. These include the NCEA Level 3, the International Baccalaureate (IB) and GCE A Levels, plus other country-specific qualifications.
  • We’ll use the qualification with the most competitive selection rank when assessing your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24400 USD per year during 12 months.

National: Commonwealth Supported Place

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 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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