Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Diploma in Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00213J

This pathway provides an introduction to building and applying innovative IT solutions across diverse industries and provides additional academic and language support, preparing you for successful study in the QUT Science and Engineering Faculty. Study on campus as a QUT student with access to all services and facilities across the University. On completion with the required results, receive a guaranteed place in the Bachelor of IT or Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments with 1 year of advanced standing. Study first year academic content. Benefit from an interactive learning environment, with small classes and more contact hours. Develop English language skills and progress without the need to take another IELTS test.


The program consists of 6 compulsory academic units and 2 Communication units.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of senior high school
  • IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score less than 5.0
  • Or TOEFL iBT Overall score of 69 (at least 18 in writing and reading and 17 in listening and speaking)
  • Or successful completion of the QUT EAP program or equivalent

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this program may enter the following QUT bachelor programs: Information Technology, Games and Interactive Environments, provided eligibility requirements are satisfied.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $21,570 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

Further information

Develop academic and English language skills for successful study in the degree program. will fast-track your entry into the second year of QUT's Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments. You will develop academic skills which will help you become more confident with your university studies and dramatically improve your English skills, all while enjoying a complete university experience. This course is only available to international students.

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