36 months
8021 AUD/year
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There's never been a better time to build new skills and follow your passion. Apply now to this Applied Information Technology course from La Trobe University secure your place at La Trobe.

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This Applied Information Technology course from La Trobe University  provides a generalist education in information technology (IT), and the opportunity to explore focus areas in information systems, software development, computer networks, and web development. The structure of this course enables you to combine online studies with early entry to the workforce and continuing online study. The course is applied in its focus and its options include vendor certifications that are relevant to IT industry employment.

This course is delivered online in partnership with Didasko.

Career opportunities

Graduates will fit roles that bridge the gap between technical and management personnel. Career opportunities include systems analyst, analyst programmer, database manager, software engineer, and strategist and systems marketer. If you exit at diploma level, you will have entry-level skills to commence work in the IT industry at help-desk and web support. If you exit at associate degree level, you will have additional industry certified skills.

Integration of vendor certification provides you with required industry skills to support underpinning technical knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Information Systems Infrastructure
  • Information Systems 
  • Programming Environment
  • Sustainability Practices
  • Computer Networks 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.




360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code Number 00115M


  • VCE: VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL, OR equivalent academic level achievement, OR at least one year of work experience after leaving school.
Selection criteria
  • All applicants are required to complete an online Language, Literacy and Numeracy test administered by Didasko that also assesses capability to undertake online study. Applicants must achieve a pass mark of at least 60% in this test.

  • You may satisfy the academic requirements by completing the STAT multiple choice if you:

    • are not currently studying an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent)
    • have no prior secondary school (Year 12), VET studies, HE studies or relevant work experience that can be considered for entry, or
    • do not meet the minimum academic requirements for the program.

Tuition Fee

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    8021 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 36 months.


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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