Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
We offer students sector-leading industry experiences that prepare them for careers of the future.
We specialise in artificial intelligence, cloud technologies, cybersecurity, data science, Internet of Things, and network and software engineering.
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Our world class researchers are developing innovative solutions for industry, health and science.
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Find out how our teaching and research partnerships are transforming technology practice.
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Discover our purpose-built computer and cybersecurity facilities, and our maritime simulator.
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Industry-focused cybersecurity research
Our multidisciplinary research hub contributes to Australia’s cybersecurity ecosystem.
Top 400 globally
We’re ranked in the world’s top 400 for computer science and engineering.
ShanghaiRanking, 2022, Global Ranking of Academic Subjects - Computer Science & Engineering
Industry experience while you study
You’ll have opportunities for hands-on experience with our industry partners.
Find out more about Industry-Based Learning (IBL)
Engineering and IT Showcase
The Engineering and IT Showcase features our most outstanding student projects, delivered in partnership with industry and government agencies.
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La Trobe's highly employable graduates
La Trobe graduates are among the most employable in the country
Meet our Computer Science and Information Technology students
Our students develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in fast-paced professions
Inspirational teachers in Computer Science and Information Technology
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