• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The La Trobe University Bachelor of Applied Information Technology provides an excellent, generalist education in information technology (IT), and the opportunity to explore focus areas in information systems, software development, computer networks, and web development.

Overview

The learning structure enables you to complete your course as a full-time online student, or combine online part-time studies with working commitments.

This La Trobe University Bachelor of Applied Information Technology has an applied focus and includes IT industry Vendor Certifications that are relevant and desirable to potential employers. Graduates with applied qualifications not only have the skills and knowledge from a university education, but the practical thinking to apply them in industry.

Career opportunities

This course 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.

The integration of Vendor Certifications provides you with required industry skills to support underpinning technical knowledge.

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
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      3 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

  • 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.

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General Requirements

Prerequisites

For admission to this course, one of the following is required:

  • Completion of Year 12, with a score in English of at least 25, or
  • An equivalent academic level achievement, or
  • Work experience after leaving school
    • Two years if completing a business degree
    • One year if completing an IT degree

All students are required to undergo the online Didasko Pre-enrolment Assessment and achieve a pass mark of 60%.

Technological Requirements

All study resources (content and assessments) will be provided as part of the course. You will need to supply the following.

  • A good, reliable internet connection
  • Desktop/laptop computer
  • Webcam
  • Sound capabilities (microphone/speakers)
  • 64bit CPU capable of virtualisation (VT-x/AMD-v) with at least 4 cores (either an Intel core i5/i7 or an AMD FX-61XX or AMD FX-81XX)
  • 16GB RAM or higher recommended

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

    20000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9359 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9359 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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