What will I learn?

This course offers a sound education in all aspects of computing and information technology for students who intend to make a career in the profession, as well as providing a pathway to honours, postgraduate study and a research career.

The course adopts a practice-based approach to IT education. Its content is designed with a mix of theory and practice. As well as gaining strong technical skills in IT, students gain skills in problem solving, teamwork and communication. Employers look for graduates with industry experience and, in this course, students are exposed to real IT problems and apply classroom learning on the job through the Diploma in Information Technology Professional Practice.

Course aims

The course aims to produce graduates who are able to apply, in the context of any organisation, the knowledge and skills required of:

  • Information professionals in business units who integrate packaged systems rather then develop systems from first principles
  • Information technology professionals who develop systems from first principles
  • Network specialists who build, maintain and administer complex network systems, or
  • Computing specialists for technical research careers.

Course structure

Students are required to complete 192 credit points.

Careers

Depending on the major selected, career options include ICT business analyst, analyst/programmer, IT project manager, network specialist, software developer, software engineer, systems analyst or web developer.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

CRICOS

084259M

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$46,656.00 (US$ 32,739) per year
The cost per credit point for 2022 is AUD $972.

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

Start date

21 February 2022, 1 August 2022

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification or equivalent. Award of the full International Baccalaureate Diploma where the total aggregate score including bonus and penalty points meets entry standard. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

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

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