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Bachelor On Campus

Information Technology

La Trobe University

36 months
35600 AUD/year
7655 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Designed to help you build our digital future, La Trobe University's Bachelor of Information Technology equips you with skills across programming, networking, databases, systems analysis and design, and project management. 

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The world is drawing closer together. As the speed and quality of digital technologies continues to evolve, we need more passionate professionals who can create meaningful solutions and connections. Along with building a strong set of core IT skills, this Information Technology course at La Trobe University  allows you to major in one of several areas aligned to future industry growth including artificial intelligence, cloud analytics, cybersecurity, network engineering or information systems.

Broaden your knowledge and capabilities further through a wide range of electives. Combine your core IT skills with business, social sciences, humanities, web engineering, computer technology, security and information systems analysis subjects. Plus you could develop a software program of your own, which you could present at the annual Engineering and IT Showcase to potential employers.

Career outcomes 

After you graduate, you could work across almost any sector – including technology, communications, education, finance, government, healthcare and energy.

Possible roles include:

  • Network administrator
    • Develop, install and provide maintenance support across network and computer systems including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets and other data communication systems.
  • Web developer
    • Design, build and maintain websites using both creative and technical skills to continuously improve safety, performance, usability and capacity.
  • Network architect
    • Plan and build data communication networks to provide both local and global connections. Analyse and implement new technologies and provide solutions to maintain and improve technical infrastructure.
  • Software developer or programmer
    • Design, test and develop software to meet user needs. Write code for programs and applications that adapt and respond to changing business requirements.
  • Machine learning engineer
    • Use data science to design and develop machine learning systems that perform statistical analysis and help to drive innovation in artificial intelligence.
  • Systems analyst
    • Analyse software, hardware and information systems to ensure they're appropriate for the business or client and help to develop and improve these systems and workflows.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data-Based Critical Thinking
  • Database Fundamentals
  • System Analysis and Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Professional Practices and Entrepreneurship in Information Technology
  • Project Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 049940G  

Subject prerequisites

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
English language requirement
  • 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35600 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7655 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7655 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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