Diploma of Information and Communications Technology

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00219C

This course will provide you with the underpinning knowledge and skills in information technology (IT), and can also provide an entry pathway into the Bachelor of Information Technology.During your education and training you will develop a range of skills in computing and information technology. Benefit from access to the latest hardware and software while you learn.The Diploma of Information and Communications Technology combines theoretical and practical approaches, providing you with the confidence to pursue a career in this growing industry.In addition to being a stand-alone qualification, the course provides an entry pathway into other programs. You may be eligible for credit for units completed within this program into the Bachelor of Information Technology.

Structure

8 units (48 credit points)

Subjects

  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • ATAR/SR: 60Prerequisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalentEnglish Language Proficiency RequirementsIf you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), orAn Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, orBachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset
  • OrTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test)
  • OrPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46
  • OrAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components
  • OrEnglish test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Brisbane International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Cairns International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Melbourne International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton City International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Sydney International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Townsville International: $35,040 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online Study International: $35,040 No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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