Why study information technology at La Trobe?

Industry experience while you study

You'll have opportunities for hands-on experience and make valuable connections with our industry partners, including Microsoft, CISCO, Oracle, Optus, and Pivot Maritime International.

Find out more about industry-based learning (IBL) opportunities with our industry partners.

Rising demand

IT-related occupations are projected to rise significantly until 2025 with demand for computer network professionals and software and applications programmers set to grow by more than 30%.

National Skills Commission, 2021, Labour Market Information Portal: 2020 Employment Projections - for the five years to November 2025

Powerful collaborations

We partner with industry leaders such as tech leader Cisco to drive AI innovation through research and training.

Explore the Cisco-La Trobe Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things.

Make an informed choice

Our one-on-one consultations are designed to hone your objectives and provide practical guidance about your study options

What could your future hold?

Drive change in the world’s fastest moving industry with a degree in information technology. At La Trobe University you’ll get the skills to adapt to new fields and advanced technology with industry expert teachers, collaborative workspaces and placements that put you in the job earlier.

Discover information technology at La Trobe

Meet our student

Photo of Daim Zaidi

Being able to complete the Diploma of Information Technology and progress directly into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology was a big selling point for Daim.

'I'm now so confident with my IT skills, programming and web development. Teachers respond quickly to help in any way they can. I ended up using my hour-long consultation time and received really good feedback on my assessments.'

Daim Zaidi
Bachelor of Information Technology student

Upskill to meet the demands of technology and innovation

Love where you learn

Work and learn in innovative learning spaces and collaborative labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access.

The human element of technology

You’ll need human skills to adapt and thrive in your career. At La Trobe, you’ll graduate ready to work in traditional and emerging industries. Build strong foundations, an innovative mindset and professional experience.

Placements and projects to brag about

Develop your skills with practical work placements at major companies like Telstra, BMW and Boral. Develop and deliver the kind of projects that end up on your CV. You could design a self-transforming robot or develop a climate prediction tool. With experiences like these, you’ll graduate confident with on-the-job experience and strong professional networks.

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