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.
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
We partner with industry leaders such as tech leader Cisco to drive AI innovation through research and training.
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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.
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La Trobe’s Bachelor of Computer gives you the technical skills and the industry experience to thrive in a world of emerging technologies and digital disruption.
Learn to defend and protect with La Trobe’s Bachelor of Cybersecurity
Think like a hacker. In La Trobe’s Bachelor of Cybersecurity and Bachelor of Psychological Science, learn how to combat the evolving threat of cybercrime.
Build our digital future. La Trobe’s Bachelor of Information Technology gives you skills in programming, networking, systems design and project management.
La Trobe’s Diploma of Information Technology is a pathway into your dream IT degree and prepares you for work with an entry-level qualification.
La Trobe’s Graduate Certificate in IT Fundamentals provides foundational IT skills and a pathway into a range of postgraduate IT degrees.
Join the fast-growing field of artificial intelligence (AI) with a specialisation in interactive media and computer vision or natural language processing.
Join the defence against cybercrime. Specialise in artificial intelligence, business operations or computer science in La Trobe's Master of Cybersecurity.
Equip yourself with the skills and knowledge you need to launch a global career in ICT. Learn more about Master of Information and Communication Technology.
Design the IT career you want with La Trobe’s Master of Information Technology, co-designed and accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
La Trobe’s unique Master of Internet of Things gives you advanced skills in programming and systems design. Take your IoT skills to the next level.
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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.'
Work and learn in innovative learning spaces and collaborative labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access.
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.
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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Develop the skills and experience employers want with placements and practicals.