Information Technology

Equip yourself with core IT skills applicable to any industry and stay ahead of the game with the knowledge and confidence to fit into almost any business around the world with this postgraduate degree.

IT skills prepare you for an exciting future-focused career

Developed in consultation with industry, this degree will teach you how information technology relates to everyday business operations within organisations. It’s ideal for students without a computing background, and will bolster your industry experience with essential skills and knowledge ranging from software design and engineering to information retrieval and web development.

IT professionals are employed across all industry sectors, and graduates are highly sought after. Roles include business analyst, apps and games developer, network engineer, software developer and systems architect.

Graduate Certificate

As a postgraduate introduction to IT, this course is ideal for students without a computing background, as well as those who’d like to bolster their industry experience with a recognised academic qualification
6 months
$9,860 AUD (total tuition fee)
$2,465 AUD (price per program)
4 programs
Start dates
8 Jul 2019 (apply by 30 Jun 2019)
11 Nov 2019 (apply by 3 Nov 2019)

What do I need to apply?

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 indicted by your previous academic record.

You can enrol in this internationally-recognised postgraduate qualification if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have at least three years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent).

You may be eligible for an exemption from some credits. This might apply if you already have a recognised undergraduate degree, or significant relevant professional experience. If not, you’ll be required to finish four programs – the equivalent of six months of full-time study – to complete this degree.

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

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

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