Diploma of Information Technology (Higher Education)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00103D

For guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology and higher education, complete our Diploma of Information Technology (Higher Education) an array of IT skills, with a focus on the fundamentals of software development, problem solving, networking and security. You’ll also benefit from smaller class sizes in this Diploma and more one on one time with teachers.

Standard entry requirements

Entry requirements (year 12)Successful completion of a Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or International Year 12 qualification. VCE pre-requisites: Units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 20 in any English or English (EAL). Entry requirements (non year 12)Provision for entry may exist through other pathways including mature age, other special provisions, or recognition of prior learning.Extra RequirementsWork / life experienceApplicants without a formal qualification but with significant and relevant work experience will be considered if they can demonstrate that they can undertake the course with a reasonable prospect of success.The University may determine selection criteria and restrictions in respect of units to apply in addition to these entry requirements.

Study pathways

Bridging programs Federation Access Studies (FAST) provides an alternative entry into tertiary study, with a focus on building the more generic academic skills required for success at university. On successful completion of the FAST, students will achieve eligibility to enter the Diploma of Information Technology. For guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology and higher education, complete our Diploma of Information Technology (Higher Education) an array of IT skills, with a focus on the fundamentals of software development, problem solving, networking and security.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $26,350 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $26,350 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Berwick, Mount Helen (Ballarat).

International fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year. Fees are subject to change annually.

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