What will I learn?

This professional qualification in Data Infrastructure Engineering is a three-year degree which will give you the skills you need to build data systems, architecture and platforms to support big data solutions.


Big data is a fast-evolving field in business and commerce and there is a growing demand for professionals with the expertise to build information technology (IT) solutions to manage big data.

You will learn about IT systems, concepts and methodologies, and develop a comprehensive knowledge of networking, technology and systems, data security and infrastructure engineering. As well as studying theory, you will develop analytical and critical evaluation skills that you will apply to practical projects and simulated workplaces.

When you complete this course, you will be able to work in a range of roles related to managing the security of big data.

Practical Experience

The degree enables students to learn using a practical hands-on approach and to develop skills such as communication, problem solving and critical thinking,

resulting in well-trained, analytical IT specialists. Presentations and case studies by leading professional experts allow students to develop tools and techniques for managing big data and other IT challenges facing the business world today.

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Infrastructure Engineering) prepares students to sit for recognized industry certifications (such as Cisco and CCNA).



Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$20,320.00 (US$ 14,403) per year
AUD $60,960 for the entire course

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

Start date

February 2021


Northern Sydney Institute - Meadowbank Campus

See Street,


New South Wales,

2114, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have Australian Year 12 or equivalent or (AQF) Certificate 4 qualification or Completion of at least one year full-time study or equivalent in a degree course at a Higher Education Institute. Academic IELTS overall score of 6.5 with a minimum level of 6.0 in all bands OR TOEFL (iBT) with the following minimum scores: overall 79, Reading 19, listening 20, speaking 20 and writing 20 OR Academic PTE with an overall score of 58 and minimum score of 50 in each component OR Cambridge English B2 First - 176 OR Occupational English Test (OET) with a minimum score of B in each of the 4 components.

For international students

Year 12 or equivalent

A pass in Year 12 Mathematics or equivalent and interview (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student) See the TAFE NSW Bachelor courses entry requirements page for all acceptable minimum English Language and Academic requirements.

Academic IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0 or TOEFL (iBT) 79.

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

Pathways options


About this uni

TAFE NSW is the largest vocational education and training provider in Australia, grooming its students to be job-ready through hands-on learning.

  • Students can study at 40+ locations in New South Wales
  • Home to over 3,800 international students each year
  • Study options include certificates, diplomas and degrees
  • Offers industry-aligned programs in small classes