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Information Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #223 (QS) Melbourne, Australia| Online
The Information Technology program at RMIT University equips you with the skills to make a living as you solve, support, troubleshoot and design, everything from web sites to applications to programming networks, in organisations ranging from business and government to schools, healthcare and more.
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There are seven IT specialisations available through the Information Technology program at RMIT University, each offering cutting-edge courses that reflect today’s emerging technologies. Studying Information Technology offers the following benefits:

  • Global and recognised

You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a local or international industry placement while gaining a qualification from one of the world’s top 150 universities for computer science and information systems.

  • Industry-connected, work ready

You’ll benefit from up-to-date, innovative and industry-relevant courses while solving real problems and developing market-ready software. Current partnerships include Google, IMB, Deloitte and ANZ.

  • Customise your degree

Get industry-relevant skills catered to your own career aspirations by choosing from one of seven specialisations developed to reflect current IT trends.


Graduates select and deploy software products for commercial organisations, software development companies, government departments and large computer organisations.

They create and manage business applications, websites, systems and environments. Graduates typically work for commercial organisations, software development companies or diverse industries including retail, health or tourism as well as government departments and large computer organisations including IBM, Telstra and ANZ.

The types of careers this qualification leads to may include:

  • systems analyst
  • business analyst
  • analyst programmer
  • application programmer
  • software tester
  • database administrator
  • systems administrator
  • web developer


This program is accredited at the professional level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), which accredits information and communication technology related programs that are offered by Australian universities, both onshore and offshore.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building IT Systems
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Programming
  • User-centred Design
  • Web Programming
  • Database Concepts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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:


    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: 068389A

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 65%
  • Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34560 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth supported places

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 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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