What will I learn?

Shape what’s next for your career in IT

Information technology is a dynamic industry, with growing demand for key technical skills becoming more prevalent across a variety of sectors. Seize your opportunities for career progression in IT with a qualification from RMIT.

In the Diploma of Information Technology you will be guided by experienced teachers with extensive IT industry experience to develop a project portfolio designed to help launch a career in IT.

As part of your study, you will learn how to:

create a web-based solution for a client
develop mobile applications
apply project management skills to an IT project.

Gain hands-on experience with real industry clients and graduate with the skills to manage and deliver successful IT projects from start to finish.

Through RMIT’s Diploma of Information Technology you will develop specialised IT knowledge in programming, web development – such as PHP and content management systems – operating systems, networking, database modelling and implementation. RMIT will also help you develop enterprise skills maximise employment success.


Employment outcomes for IT graduates vary depending on the level of qualification. In the vocational education sector, 83.7 per cent of diploma graduates are employed six months after graduation. This diploma also offers graduates a pathway to more specialised studies, opening up additional career paths in information technology and related industries.

Employment for ICT professionals is anticipated to grow strongly between now and November 2018. Graduates should take advantage of opportunities to advance and/or specialise in a wide range of technologies and be prepared to continue training throughout their career to remain industry relevant.

Graduates work in:

IT project management
software development
database development
web development.

Which department am I in?

STEM College



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$21,500.00 (US$ 15,087) per year

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

Start date

Expected July 2022


RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification).

Pathway options

You can gain entry to the Diploma of Information Technology from RMIT Foundation Studies or a range of vocational study programs.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 50 (with minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.

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


About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT is among the world’s top 1% of universities (QS University Rankings 2021) and enjoys 5 QS Stars across all categories.

  • Based in the heart of Melbourne city
  • Houses some of the world’s best facilities
  • Among the world’s top 250 universities
  • Specialises in industry-based and practical learning

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