36 months
34400 AUD/year
8018 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Choose from a range of creative and technical specialisations to suit your career aspirations and acquire IT skills that are vital to every industry with this Information Technology from Deakin University.   

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The information technology industry is central to the way we work, learn, play, communicate and socialise. Build a strong foundation with core IT skills you can apply to multiple industries and technologies anywhere in the world. Through Deakin’s Bachelor of Information Technology you'll gain the essential skills and experience required to embark on a career in IT, while developing in-depth knowledge in a specialised area of your choosing such as cloud computing, game development or cyber security.

This course in Information Technology from Deakin University will give you the opportunity to explore and experiment in areas like programming, networking, entrepreneurship and user-centred design. You’ll undertake a specialised capstone project and access co-working spaces, that enable you to collaborate with like-minded peers and kickstart your own professional network. An honours year is available for high-achieving students interested in undertaking a focused research project.


IT is at the heart of innovation and productivity. It shapes the way we live, work, learn, communicate, socialise and entertain ourselves. It’s no surprise then that IT graduates are in high demand globally. Information Technology gives you the contemporary knowledge, skills and experience required for a successful and satisfying career as an IT professional.

Career opportunities include:

  • application, software or game developer
  • technical architect
  • multimedia designer or developer
  • solutions architect
  • augmented reality creator
  • mobile and apps developer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data and Information Management
  • Career Tools for Employability
  • Thinking Technology and Design 
  • Data Science Concepts  
  • Real World Practices for Cyber Security
  • User Centred Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prerequisite subjects: 

    Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • ATAR: This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
  • Personal statement: If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.
  • CRICOS code: 053993D   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8018 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8018 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National - Commonwealth Supported Place  

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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