• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Industry experts all agree that cloud computing is one of the fastest-growing IT disciplines today. And this is just the beginning. As proof, Amazon Web Services - the fastest-growing cloud provider in the world- has collaborated with La Trobe University to offer a world-first Applied Cloud Technology online qualification.
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Overview

Skills and knowledge of cloud computing is critical for companies to deliver on their digital transformation strategy. Cloud services provide a natural platform for optimising existing IT systems to increase operational efficiencies, while driving business agility and growth. Cloud computing has transformed the way networking, data storage and processing, application development and infrastructure provisioning is accomplished.

Career opportunities

This Applied Cloud Technology course at 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:

  • Network Support and Operating Systems Management
  • Cloud Support Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Database Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Engineer
  • Linux System Administrator

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

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

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.
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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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