Diploma of Information Technology

RMIT University

Program Description

Diploma of Information Technology

RMIT University

Diploma of Information Technology

Apply your IT skills to a business context by learning about programming (with Java), web development (PHP and content management systems), operating systems, networking and databases including database modelling and implementation, relational databases and SQL.

You will gain project management experience and learn techniques through your work on industry projects with real clients where possible.

Program structure

You will learn a broad spectrum of technical skills in computing and business information technology, with emphasis on website design, software development, database design, operating systems and networking.

The Diploma of Information Technology combines core courses and electives:

  • 4 common core courses
  • 16 elective courses chosen from the following areas:
    • databases
    • networking
    • programming
    • project management
    • website development.

Professional recognition and accreditation

Enrolled students can apply for student membership of the Australian Computer Society.

The Society has reciprocal membership agreements with computer societies in New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia and Singapore.

Graduates can apply for ACS Certified Professional (CP) status to gain global recognition as an ICT professional.

Program entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated January 6, 2016
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This course is Campus based
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Jan. 2017
1 year
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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