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International Course Info

Course code:

HE20526

Course fee:

A$23,600

Duration

1 Year

OVERVIEW

The Diploma of Information Technology is a higher education qualification that will prepare you for employment in entry level roles in the IT industry. You will gain introductory knowledge in computing, programming, databases, internetworking as well as the critical thinking and communication skills that you will need as an IT professional.

In addition you will select one elective from either introductory cryptography or introductory data analysis.

Upon completion of this Diploma, you will be eligible to receive 1 year advanced standing in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Security) or Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Engineering).

Students must participate in additional support classes to improve their language skills. The support is integrated into the program within class and provided after class.


SCHOLARSHIPS

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INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Academic Requirements:


English Language Requirements:

  • Academic IELTS 5.5 overall score with a minimum band score of 5.0 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or equivalent

STARTING DATES, COURSE FEES AND LOCATIONS

From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from a range of courses offered at multiple campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network and socialise.

Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Liverpool Feb A$23,600
Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$23,600
LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$23,600

ADDITIONAL COSTS

Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

To receive this course students must complete all core units and a range of Additional units. 

Note: Additional units may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit at that location. TAFE NSW does not guarantee that speciality units listed will be offered at each location and semester. You will receive your timetable from the teaching section on commencement and speciality units offered will be provided at that time.

  • Core Units
  • ITICT103A - Internetworking 1
  • ITICT107A - Introduction to Databases
  • ITICT102A - Introduction to Programming
  • ITICT108A - Introduction to Secure Computing
  • ITICT104A - Internetworking 2
  • ITPRD101A - Critical Thinking for the IT Professional
  • ITPRD102A - Communication for the IT Professional
  • Elective Units
  • ITNET101A - Introduction to Cryptography
  • ITDAT101A - Introduction to Data Analysis

KEEP LEARNING WITH TAFE NSW

From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.

STUDY PATHWAYS

Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Information Technology graduates can enter into Year 2 of the Bachelor of Information Technology (Cyber & Network Security) or the Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Engineering).


STUDY PACKAGES

Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.

TAFE NSW allows for two or more courses to be packaged together leading to a TAFE NSW Bachelor Degree, either to meet the prerequisite requirements for a course or to plan your studies around your career goals. You can submit a single TAFE NSW application form and will be able to apply for one Student Visa for the full duration of the package.


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