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Diploma of Information Technology, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
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During this  Diploma of Information Technology from La Trobe University important study skills as well as an understanding of this rapidly developing industry. 

Specialist areas include infrastructure technology, planning and management of technology lifecycles, development of applications, systems, web multimedia resources, installation and administration of networks and information security.

The new La Trobe University Sydney Campus has the latest technology to support your learning experience and with small class sizes and a supportive and friendly environment, we'll help you make the smooth transition to university life and support you throughout your studies.

Where can the Diploma of Information Technology take me?

This Diploma is designed as a pathway into a bachelor course at La Trobe University. After the successful completion of the Diploma you may enter the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology at the Sydney Campus.

Popular careers at the completion of your diploma and bachelor degree include:

  • Applications Programming
  • Business programming
  • Business systems analysis
  • Computer sales and marketing
  • Computer systems auditor
  • Database administrator
  • Helpdesk support
  • IT consulting
  • Network engineering
  • Network security
  • Systems design and administration
  • Systems auditing

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data-based Critical Thinking
  • Programming Environment
  • Network Engineering Fundamentals
  • Information Systems

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 076109C

International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels); or
  • Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)
GCE A Levels
  • Minimum grade of C in English, English language, English Studies, English Literature, or English as a Second Language in A Levels and AS Levels

GCE O Levels

  • Minimum grade of B in English, English language, English Studies, English Literature, or English as a Second Language

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34400 AUD per year and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 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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