La Trobe University

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology


Start dates
Semester 1 (March) 2019
1 year full-time or up to 5 years part-time.
Fees and costs
$28,400 per 120 credit points.

This course aims to provide a general professional qualification in information technology (IT) to graduates with a grounding in the discipline who seek to broaden or deepen their knowledge of using computers. Core subjects provide a foundation in information systems, software development and computer networking.

Entry requirements


Australian Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than computer science, or approved international equivalent. You may also be considered if you have other tertiary qualifications, provided that you have relevant work experience.
NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Career outcomes

Fees and costs

Course fees

$28,400 per 120 credit points.


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

How to apply

Applications for Semester 1, 2019 will open later this year.

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Additional information

There is no advanced standing for previous study. Students need to complete 120 Credit points

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: