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Information Technology, Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #201 (WUR) ,
Studying Diploma in Information Technology at the QUT International College will fast-track your entry into the second year of QUT's Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments. 


ou will develop academic skills which will help you become more confident with your university studies and dramatically improve your English skills, all while enjoying a complete university experience. Successful graduates will be guaranteed entry into QUT’s Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments.

You will learn through university style lectures, tutorials and workshops with a focus on the development of independent learning skills. Smaller class sizes mean you get more individual attention from your teachers.

The Diploma in Information Technology (IT) is equivalent to the first year QUT’s Bachelor of Information Technology (IN01) and Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments (IN05). On completion of the Diploma with the required results, you are guaranteed a place in the second year of your chosen degree program. This premium pathway provides an introduction to building and applying innovative IT solutions across diverse industries, and provides additional academic and language support, preparing you for successful study in the QUT Science and Engineering Faculty.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Impact of IT
  • Computer Technology Fundamentals
  • Designing for IT
  • Building IT Systems
  • Programming Principles
  • Modelling Information Systems
  • Professional Communication

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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Academic Requirements

You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.

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Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    9587 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9587 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    9587 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9587 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Brisbane

  • 1402 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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