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What will I learn?

Our newly restructured IT degree gives you the flexibility to complete a stand-alone core along with an in-depth specialization of your choice. You can enroll in electives from across the university, complementing your IT studies to tailor your own unique study plan.

We support you to develop strong communication, academic and problem-solving skills; critical attributes for success in the IT sector. You will learn programming skills to facilitate smooth communication with software developers, and explore web design, systems modelling and user experience. All provide you with the foundations to pursue your desired IT career, or to move on to a specialization.

Participation in our professional engagement course gives you the opportunity to network and enhance your knowledge of the IT industry. You will also build awareness of the latest research and developments and explore the extent to which IT is embedded in areas as diverse as health, education, industry and more.

Career opportunities

  • Applications developer
  • Business intelligence officer
  • Communications officer
  • Computer engineer
  • Computer systems engineer
  • Data warehouse administrator
  • Database administrator
  • Database administrator developer
  • Hardware technician
  • Information officer
  • IT consultant
  • Integration analyst
  • IT manager
  • Multimedia application developer
  • Multimedia developer
  • Network engineer.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,700.00 (13,22,270) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected March, July 2022


Berwick Campus

72-100 Clyde Road,



3806, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$24,700.00 (13,22,270) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

15 November 2021


Brisbane Campus

Level 5-7, 333 Ann Street,



4000, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or overseas equivalent. International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a minimum score of 24 from 6 subjects. Academic IELTS: Academic IELTS: Overall 6.0 (no band less than 6.0); 60-78 with minimums: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21; Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 50); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 169).

For international students

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 5.5, or equivalent

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from

About Federation University Australia

Federation University enjoys 5 stars for teaching quality, student support and overall graduate experience (The Good Universities Guide 2021).

  • No.1 in Australia for teaching quality
  • Among top 2 percent of universities worldwide for education
  • No.1 in Victoria for graduate starting salary
  • Great industry connections & work-integrated learning