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Information Technology

Expand your experience and get re-skilled or re-trained in computing with one of Deakin’s Information Technology degrees

Information Technology

Why join this degree?

Developed in consultation with industry, these degrees will teach you how information technologies relate to everyday business operations within organisations. You’ll also gain essential IT skills, from software design and engineering to information retrieval and web development.

You will gain the essential skills and knowledge for employment across a range of industries and prepares you for further studies in IT.

Degrees available


  1. Object-Oriented Development

  2. SIT772: Database and Information Retrieval

  3. Software Design and Engineering

  4. Web Technologies and Development

What are the benefits?

  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

Who developed the degree?

Deakin University is Australia’s eighth largest university with more than 53,000 students from more than 100 countries studying online and on-campus!

What experience do you need?

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant’s previous academic record.

Graduate Certificate

  • A bachelor degree in any discipline
  • or five years of relevant work experience (including information technology or computing)

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Learn flexibly and pay as you go

You can pay for each program in the degree as you go, making it possible to gain a qualification in a flexible and affordable way.

Want to know more?