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What will I learn?

Your direct path to a career in Information Technology

Are you an international student interested in Information Technology? IT career professionals are highly sought after, and our Diploma in Information Technology is the perfect place to start.

You might dream of being a web designer, games programmer, business analyst, IT security expert or perhaps a project manager. Whatever the IT role, our Diploma in Information Technology will provide the foundation

Study a Diploma in Information Technology at UC and you will:

  • be supported to develop the skills needed for ongoing success in your studies
  • be broadly prepared for any field of information technology available today.

Study opportunities

Finishing your diploma gives you direct entry to the 2nd year of our:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Informatics
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering.

Important to know

This diploma takes 2 terms full time study. You have up to 8 terms to finish, if needed.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Technology



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$25,000.00 (13,75,138) per year

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

Start date

6 June 2022, 26 September 2022


University of Canberra College

Building 5, Level B, 11 Kirninari Street,


Australian Capital Territory,

2617, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Applicants are required to have successful completion of an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent.

IELTS Academic: 5.5 overall with no band below 5.5; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 46 with R: 8, L:7, S:16, W:18; Pearson Test of Academic English: 42 with no skill score below 42; Cambridge English Scale: 162 with no sub-score below 162; Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'D' in any of the sub-tests


About University of Canberra College

UC College students progress directly to degree-level study at the University of Canberra, one of the world’s fastest-rising academic institutions.

  • In Australia’s capital Canberra, world’s most liveable city
  • Pathway programs and English language courses
  • Plenty of support for students transitioning to university
  • Small classes and work-integrated learning