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Diploma of Information Technology, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
    Duration
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Overview

It provides a broad introduction to computer science, so you can pursue further studies in specialisations such as software design, information systems and web design. You will progress to the second year of the bachelor’s degree program, and can tailor this towards your career ambitions. 

The Diploma of Information Technology at Sydney Institute of Business and Technology (SIBT) may also lead to entry level positions in the IT industry, such as help desk roles.

Employment and career paths

Artificial intelligence, database administration, e-commerce, language technology, multimedia and internet development, networking, programming, system analysis, communication technologies, various IT roles.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description

      8 or 12 months

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing and Research for Science and Engineering
  • Principles of Business Information Systems
  • Introduction to Programming 
  • Digital Media Principles
  • Introduction to Software Design
  • Systems Design and Data Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS Code: 053277K

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    22500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22500 AUD for the full programme 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.

Funding

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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