Diploma of Information Technology

General

Program Description

Get ahead in your information technology career. Find your pathway to a rewarding career in computers systems and information technology consultancy or be a leading business systems developer.

Working with you to reach your career goals

This course is designed to provide a wide range of knowledge and skills over a broad range of computing and information technology areas, especially in networking, ICT support, database development, programming, IT project management, web development and systems analysis.

Learn crucial elements of the information technology industry. You'll use all the latest industry hardware and software, as well as have the opportunity to specialise in your chosen field of network security, software development or information systems through higher education.

The course offers key industry certification training, including CISCO CCNA (CISCO Certified Network Associate), as well as MTA (Microsoft Technology Associate).

Classes are hands-on and practical. Our teachers focus on your progress throughout the course, providing quality personal attention to ensure that you are industry ready for graduation.

The delivery of this course is classroom-based, with the delivery of some components online.

Pathways to Higher Education

This is a pathway program. On successful completion of this qualification, you may be eligible to enter directly into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology.

International Students Entrance Requirements

Academic: Australian Year 12 equivalency or higher. English Language: Academic IELTS 5.5 overall or recognised equivalency.

Duration

Full-time: 1 year
Four days (9am-5pm) per week.
International students: typical course duration comprises 34 weeks tuition and up to 18 weeks holiday breaks.

Tuition Fees

Much like choosing a course, every student’s circumstances are different when it comes time for tuition fees and we can guide you through the fee structure. Each course page will outline specific fees, or visit the Local Student fees page or International Student fees page for more information.

Last updated May 2019

About the School

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with th ... Read More

Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip you with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace. Melbourne Polytechnic courses are designed and developed with industry participation to give students the best employment outcomes. Melbourne Polytechnic has seven metropolitan campuses, Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Greensborough Campus and Heidelberg. Each campus provides an individual, unique and enriching student experience. Read less