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Diploma of Information and Communication Technology Murdoch Institute of Technology



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If you’re considering joining the ‘tech revolution’, our Diploma of Information and Communication Technology is the perfect foundation for your career. Explore the practical aspects of IT as a communication process while studying its wide role in society. This Diploma introduces you to computer software, hardware, processes, information systems and programming languages while taking you on a direct pathway to university.

This course is accredited by Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA).

Your Pathway to Murdoch University

On successful completion, you’ll be able to progress into the second year of a Bachelor of Science Degree at Murdoch University. You’ll have the option to major in units as far ranging as Mobile and Web Application Development, Games Technology and Business Information Systems.

Course Benefits

In a rapidly changing industry, it’s important to study a course that guarantees a wide array of career opportunities. We’ve tailored our Information and Communication Technology Diploma to be as up-to-date as possible, covering future technologies as well as existing ones. In addition to our leading-edge course content, there are a few other major advantages to studying at MIT.

More qualifications

You can complete an MIT Diploma before going on to the second-year at Murdoch University graduating with two accredited AQF qualifications – a Diploma and a Bachelor Degree. That’s two qualifications over the three-year period it usually takes to get one.

University-grade facilities

Studying on campus means that you gain access to the world-class facilities offered by Murdoch University.

Dedicated support

With smaller class sizes, an additional one hour per week of academic tuition and a focus on student welfare and guidance; at MIT you’ll receive the care and individual attention you need to thrive.


With three intakes per year and a flexible course structure, you can speed up your completion. If you’re a domestic student you can also take on a lighter course load.

Murdoch University Options

Successful completion will satisfy entry requirements for progression to Year 2 of a Bachelor of Science, with a choice of major in the following:

  • Business Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Forensics and Information Security*
  • Games Software Design and Production
  • Games Technology
  • Internetworking and Network Security
  • Mobile and Web Application Development

Course Structure

​There are a total of 8 units to undertake to complete the Diploma Information and Communication Technology.

Core Units - 6 Core units

Electives - You can choose 1 unit of study from the Information and Communication Technology elective and 1 other MIT Diploma elective or up to 2 units from another MIT Diploma.

Career Opportunities

Information and communications technology has become an essential component of practically every sector. The combination of practical skills and industry knowledge you will gain at MIT can be applied across a huge range of organizations and roles. With so many options available, it’s never been a better time to start a career in IT.

Some options for graduates include:

  • Business Analyst
  • Systems or Security Analyst
  • IT Security Manager
  • Game Programmer
  • Web Designer



Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Diploma of Information and Communication Technology.

Full Time (2-3 trimesters; 15 weeks per trimester)

Tuition fees

AUD $24,800 for the entire course; AUD $3,100 for unit fee


22 Feb


Murdoch Institute of Technology

Murdoch University,

Building 512, South Street,


Western Australia,

6150, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirement for international students

Successful completion of Year 12

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

Minimum Age: 17 years

English Language requirements

  • 50% pass in English
  • 60% pass in English for Academic Purposes
  • IELTS: 5.5 average (no band less than 5.0)
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) 0 Level: C6 minimum
  • TOEFL: Paper-based – 527, or IBT – 46
  • Pearson Test of English: 42
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 162

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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