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Diploma of Information Technology
Diploma of Information Technology

Diploma of Information Technology

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  • Level:1-Year Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 (min 5.5 in all bands)

  • TOEFL iBT: 79 and above

  • SPM English: Grade B4

  • Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE) 50

  • Cambridge English Scale: 169 (no skill less than 162)

Course Information

The Diploma of Information Technology is ideal for students wishing to pursue a career in IT. It provides a broad introduction to computer science, so you can pursue further studies in specialisations such as software design, information systems and web design. You will progress to the second year of the bachelor’s degree program, and can tailor this towards your career ambitions. The Diploma of Information Technology may also lead to entry level positions in the IT industry, such as help desk roles.

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Course structure

The course can be completed over two or three sessions. It comprises of core (mandatory) and elective units. Students will study 8 units in total from the list below.

Core units

  • COMM103 Writing and Research for Science and Engineering

  • COMM108 Digital Media Principles

  • ITEC101 Principles of Business Information Systems

  • ITEC102 Introduction to Programming

  • ITEC103 Introduction to Software Design

  • ITEC150 Systems Design and Data Management

Choose 2 elective units

  • ENGN100 Fundamentals of Digital Technology and Design

  • MATH102 Introduction to Statistics

  • MATH100 Mathematics A

Our friendly Student Advisors will help you to choose the most appropriate elective units for your program.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Your direct pathway to University

High School -> SIBT -> 2nd Year University (Western Sydney University)

Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus

  • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology* 

  • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Mobile Computing)

  • Bachelor of Information Systems

  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Big Data) 

  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Mobile Computing) 

  • Bachelor of Information Systems (Networking)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Artificial intelligence, database administration, e-commerce, language technology, multimedia and internet development, networking, programming, system analysis, communication technologies, various IT roles.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) $594 per year

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