La Trobe University

Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

Overview

ATAR*
Start dates
Monthly 2019
Duration
3 years full time or part time equivalent.
Fees and costs
Please check out our Fee calculator for an estimation of course fees.

*N/A: Not applicable, N/P: Not published, NC: New course, RC: Range of criteria.
Additional information on the 2018 intake is now available at the ATAR Wizard.

This course provides a generalist education in information technology (IT), and the opportunity to explore focus areas in information systems, software development, computer networks, and web development. The structure of this course enables you to combine online studies with early entry to the workforce and continuing online study. The course is applied in its focus and its options include vendor certifications that are relevant to IT industry employment.

This course is delivered online in partnership with Didasko. For more information please visit the Didasko website.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Year 12 completion with ACER administered Higher Education LL&N testing and / or online technology aptitude testing with a minimum score of 60% or Direct Entry including prior educational attainment; ACER administered Higher Education LL&N testing and / or online technology aptitude testing with a minimum score of 60%.

Year 12 and non-year 12 extra requirements

Online technology aptitude testing with a minimum score of 60%

*The presentation of entry requirements is currently transitioning to the new Australian Government admissions transparency format. Please check back in June for the new statement.

Career outcomes

Graduates will fit roles that bridge the gap between technical and management personnel. Career opportunities include systems analyst, analyst programmer, database manager, software engineer, and strategist and systems marketer. If you exit at diploma level, you will have entry-level skills to commence work in the IT industry at help-desk and web support. If you exit at associate degree level, you will have additional industry certified skills. Integration of vendor certification provides you with required industry skills to support underpinning technical knowledge.

Fees and costs

Course fees

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning.

Find out more about undergraduate course fees.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Apply for entry to the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology through the Didasko website.

Additional information

This course commences each month (12 start dates per year) and includes a full-time structure of four approximately 12-week semesters comprising two subjects per semester. This course is delivered via the Didasko Group - Computer Power Institute. All enrolment and application enquiries should be directed to the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology page at the Computer Power Institute. Please refer to the La Trobe University Handbook Entry for the course structure.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: