36 months
24200 AUD/year
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Study On Demand – a 100% Information Technology (online) degree from University of South Australia, designed specifically for online learning. Take full control over your study – access support seven days a week, plan your study to fit around your life, view learning resources 24/7, and log into the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.


Technology is reshaping the workforce, redefining jobs, and creating new roles never seen before. Your Information Technology (online) degree from University of South Australia provides you with a broad skillset to help you build a rewarding career in this fast-moving and dynamic sector.

Learning outcomes

Study a range of IT courses that will give you a solid foundation in networking, database development, programming fundamentals, and systems analysis and design. Gain the skills to design, implement and test small and large software systems. Learn to configure and administer complex computer and database systems. Examine how organisations design, manage and use information systems and technology as an important corporate resource.

As an IT graduate, you’ll leave with the skills to design and deliver effective solutions to solve organisational problems. You can also broaden your job opportunities by selecting one minor from a different discipline, such as business, data analytics, digital design, or management.

A UniSA Online IT degree can help you pursue the following careers:

  • Software developer:Design, develop, test and deploy features or entire applications; participate in the entire software development lifecycle including requirements analysis, design, development, quality assurance and deployment; maintain and update existing websites, servers and systems; develop systems and tools that support and integrate various business systems, flows and data output; interact with clients to clarify business requirements for new and existing projects; design the relationships and objects for a full desktop or web-based application; develop relationships with key stakeholders at all business levels.
  • Cybersecurity analyst:Record and resolve cybersecurity problems to support the organisation’s cybersecurity posture; provide timely and effective support for all cybersecurity incidents and events; track assets for security-related software, hardware and certificates; demonstrate expert knowledge in undertaking ICT security compliance and cybersecurity risk assessments and produce security documentation for both current-state and target-state; deliver information security solutions that meet business requirements and compliance obligations; review regular intelligence briefs to understand any changes to the threat landscape; identify deficiencies in monitoring systems and recommend improvements.
  • Full-stack developer:Work cross-functionally between both the front end and back end; be responsible for the entire flow of the user experience, from its load time and layout to its interactivity and structural underpinnings; demonstrate knowledge in every level of how the web works; set up and configure Linux servers, write server-side APIs, dive into client-side JavaScript powering an application, and turn a ‘design eye’ to the CSS.
  • IT consultant:Plan, design and install information technology systems for clients; work with industrial and commercial clients on their business and IT problems; consult staff from different parts of a client’s organisation; determine information system requirements and define project objectives; make recommendations on appropriate hardware, software and systems; design, install and trial new systems and software and fix any issues that arise.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • UO Information Technology Fundamentals
  • UO Design Thinking and Digital Innovation
  • UO Problem Solving and Programming
  • UO Critical Approaches to Online Learning
  • UO Data Driven Web Technologies
  • UO System Requirements and User Experience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


108 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Provider no 00121B
  • Higher education study
  • Successfully completed equivalent to a minimum of half a year of full-time study over a higher education
  • program at a recognised higher education provider
  • OR
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above
  • OR
  • Work and life experience (for domestic students only)
  • Passed a UniSA Online literacy and numeracy test and have relevant work experience, or
  • Completed a UniSA Foundations Studies program or equivalent, or
  • Qualify for Special Entry

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24200 AUD per year during 36 months.

Domestic: Commonwealth Supported


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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