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What will I learn?

Build your IT skills with a Diploma of Information Technology (IT) and gain a guaranteed* pathway into the second year of a Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), Bachelor of Business Information Systems (BBIS) or Bachelor of Computer Science at the University of Wollongong (UOW).

The Diploma of IT covers information systems, information technology and business topics including:

  • Techniques and technologies of structured systems analysis
  • Major Information Systems found in a typical business
  • Structured programming, concepts and practice of object oriented programming.
  • Fundamental database concepts and skills in the design and manipulation of relational databases.


To prepare students for university study, the program provides preparatory tertiary academic skills subjects as well as one business subject.

A recognised Higher Education Diploma is granted upon completion of the Diploma of IT course, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities. A recognised Higher Education Diploma qualification is awarded upon completion, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities, such as web designer, help desk support, computer technician and IT sales consultant.

Why choose this course

UOW College is situated on the UOW campus at Wollongong. Not only will you be immersed in the full university experience and campus life from day one, but UOW College students also have access to all UOW facilities as well as the College's computer labs, library and support services.

The combination of quality academic courses, small class sizes and the caring culture at UOW College provides the vital support you need to succeed at university. You can be confident that UOW College is the best possible pathway for your journey to higher education and a university degree.

Career opportunities: Web designer, help desk support, computer technician and IT sales consultant.

GUARANTEED ENTRY INTO UOW BACHELOR

If you achieve a final mark of at least 50 per cent in all subjects of the Diploma of IT, you will receive 48 credit points (entry to second year) towards a Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Business Information Systems, or Bachelor of Computer Science at UOW.

A recognised Higher Education Diploma qualification is awarded upon completion, which can be used to pursue entry level career opportunities.

CRICOS

057233A

Study options

Full Time (7 months)

Tuition fees
A$25,680.00 (13,74,732) per year
AUD $25,680 for the entire course
Start date

18 October 2021, 28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

Venue

UOW College

Northfields Ave Wollongong,

UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG,

New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Full Time (7 months)

Tuition fees
A$25,680.00 (13,74,732) per year
AUD $25,680 for the entire course
Start date

18 October 2021, 28 February 2022, 27 June 2022

Venue

South Western Sydney Campus

Shop R6, 33 Moore Street,

LIVERPOOL,

New South Wales,

2170, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

  • Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to minimum ATAR and individual subject results, OR
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

To gain entry into this course you need to have met the following requirements:
IELTS Academic 6.0 (min 5.5 in Reading and Writing) or equivalent completed in the last two years; or
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS COMPLETED IN ENGLISH: Applicants may be considered as meeting the English language requirement if successfully completing two (2) years of secondary or tertiary study at an approved institution.

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

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