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Information Technology @ a glance


Diploma of Information Technology

(CRICOS Code 076109C)

By successfully completing this diploma you will be eligible for direct entry into 2nd year of La Trobe University’s Bachelor of IT. Particular focus areas within this degree include technology lifecycle planning and management; infrastructure technology; application, system and multimedia resource development; network installation and maintenance; and IS.


  • University experience, access to university facilities and staff
  • 3 intakes per year (February, June & October)
  • Personalised learning environment with average class size just 25
  • Extra contact time with your tutors
  • Fast track option available (complete in 8 or 12 months)


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Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Business Information Systems

Popular careers for graduates

  • Applications Programming
  • Business programming
  • Business systems analysis
  • Computer sales and marketing
  • Computer systems auditor
  • Database administrator
  • Helpdesk support
  • IT consulting
  • Network engineering
  • Network security
  • Systems design and administration
  • Systems auditing


  • Students are to select eight units in total comprised of five core units and three electives.

Core units

  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Data-based Critical Thinking
  • Programming Environment
  • Object Oriented Programming Fundamentals
  • Information Systems


  • Accounting for Management Decisions*
  • Microeconomics
  • Foundations of Management*
  • Business Law
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing: Defined, Planned and Delivered*

*Obligatory subjects for Bachelor of Business Information Systems

Tuition Fees

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available for domestic students