• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Applied Information Technology course from La Trobe University is packed with up-to-the moment skills and knowledge as well as industry certifications so you will enjoy an employability-edge no matter which industry you choose on your career path. You will enjoy the opportunity to explore focus areas in information systems, software development, computer networks, and web development.
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Overview

IT is continuing to be one of the fastest-growing career choices today with no sign of slowing down. Every business in every industry is IT-dependent for virtually every aspect of their operations. 

Career opportunities

This Applied Information Technology course from La Trobe University has been designed with a high employability focus in the exciting world of IT. Graduates will fit roles that bridge the gap between technical and management personnel. Career opportunities include:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Analyst Programmer
  • Database Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Software Strategist
  • Systems Marketer

Should you choose to exit at diploma level (end of year 1), you will have entry-level skills to commence work in the IT industry roles such as Help-desk and Web Support. If you exit at associate degree level (end of year 2), you will have additional industry certified skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:

    Monthly Enrolments

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      3 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Programming Environment
  • Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Information Systems
  • Network Engineering Fundamentals
  • Database Fundamentals on the Cloud

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

For admission to any of our online courses, one of the following is required.

  • If you have completed Year 12 in the past 2 years, you will need a 50+ ATAR score with a Units 3 & 4 study score of at least 25 in English, or
  • An equivalent academic level achievement, or
  • At least one year of work experience, after leaving school
CRICOS Provider Code Number: 00115M

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9527 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9527 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Australian Citizens have access to a Gov't HELP Loan.International Students pay-as-you-go (2 subjects in advance). 

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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