Diploma of Information Technology

About the Diploma of Information Technology

This course gives students a broad understanding of all aspects of IT leading to further studies in computing science, information systems, computer programming, systems design, database administration, interactive web development and software engineering. Through introduction to these areas of Information Technology, students will be better able to choose their preferred major at Bachelor degree level.


Computing and intelligent systems; Games programming; Informatics; Information systems; Multimedia; Networking and security; Systems development

Campuses and Duration

Campus Duration
Mount Gravatt 8 months

More information about Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT)


Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT) is your pathway to a degree at Griffith University. For 16 years, we have successfully bridged the academic and English gap for more than 11,000 students to help them achieve their goal of becoming a successful Griffith University graduate.

About Us

QIBT - Queensland's leading university pathway provider - is a modern and dynamic educational institution that provides high-quality programs in an environment that encourages students to achieve excellence in their studies.

Established in 1997, QIBT is associated with Griffith University and operates from the university's Mt Gravatt (Brisbane) and Gold Coast campuses.

QIBT students benefit from:

  • guaranteed entry to Griffith University*
  • three trimester intakes - February, June and October
  • small class sizes
  • full access to Griffith University services and facilities
  • two campus options - study amongst the scenic bushland setting of the Toohey Forest at Mt Gravatt (Brisbane) or alongside 70 kilometres of worldfamous beachfront at the Gold Coast.

Pathway to Griffith University
Upon successful completion of a QIBT diploma, students will gain entry to the second year of the equivalent degree program at Griffith University*. QIBT students are able to fast-track their studies and enter second-year university after just eight months (two trimesters) at QIBT.

QIBT is part of the global Navitas Group, an internationally recognised education provider with the knowledge and resources of staff in more than 50 different colleges and campuses worldwide.

* Upon successful completion of a QIBT diploma program and meeting Griffith GPA (grade point average) entry requirements

Student Services

As a QIBT student, a range of support services and programs are available to ensure you achieve your academic potential while developing personally and maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

QIBT students are welcomed as part of the Griffith University community and enjoy full access to all university facilities and services, including:

  • a well-equipped library
  • 24-hour computer laboratories
  • modern classrooms
  • a bookshop
  • cafes, clubs and restaurants
  • the Uni Bar
  • sporting facilities, including an Olympic standard athletics track, an aquatic centre, a gym, basketball courts and tennis courts.

On-campus accommodation is available at the university residences on the Mt Gravatt and Nathan campuses, and at the Griffith University Village on the Gold Coast campus. For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au/students/accommodation.

Academic and welfare guidance
Academic and welfare advisers are available to assist students who require additional academic and/or welfare support during their program at QIBT. QIBT provides a free and confidential welfare and counselling service.

Additional services include:

  • disability support
  • learning and language support
  • a peer mentor program
  • orientation and enrolment activities
  • career counselling
  • a prayer room.


View all Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT) courses

QIBT offers undergraduate diploma programs in:

  • business/commerce
  • biosciences
  • criminology and criminal justice
  • engineering
  • graphic design
  • health care/ nursing
  • health sciences
  • hotel management
  • information technology
  • media and communication.

PLUS Mixed English and Academic Program; Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation program; mathematics bridging pathways; Associate Degree in Commerce and Business; and Postgraduate Qualifying Program.

QIBT offers a flexible trimester calendar, with courses beginning in February, June and October every year.


Mount Gravatt

Level 5, International Building M14 176 Messines Ridge Road MOUNT GRAVATT QLD Australia