Diploma of Information Technology

Course ID CRS1401214   CRICOS ID 109155J

Overview

Our Diploma of Information Technology provides you with a practical, supportive program to build your current IT knowledge and skills to help you achieve your dream of becoming an in-demand IT professional. On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Exhibit a broad body of fundamental knowledge of information technologies. 
  • Apply critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills and techniques to analyse well-defined problems, handle abstraction, and provide solutions in an ICT professional context. 
  • Recognise the importance of ethics, codes of professional conduct and cultural sensitivity, and assess societal, privacy, security and legal issues within the ICT industry. 
  • Communicate information and solutions effectively in written and oral presentations to diverse audiences. 
  • Build independent work ability and self-reliant life-long learning to keep abreast with the forefront of the developments in ICT. 
  • Work collaboratively and effectively within a team of diverse members to achieve a common goal. 
Mode of Study
On campus or online
Delivery Location
338 Queen St Melbourne
VIC 3000
AQF Level 5
Diploma Degree
Duration
1 years in 2 regular terms
Annual Tuition Fees
International: AUD $19,000
Domestic: AUD $13,000
Important Dates
Trimester 2: 12 September, 2022
Trimester 3: March, 2023

Career Pathways

The typical jobs our graduates take in the IT industry include:

Study Pathway

Successful completion of the diploma will take you directly into EIA’s Bachelor of Information Technology.

Course Structure

Choose Your Student Type for Entry Requirements and Fees

Course Code Unit Code Type Credit Points Pre-Requisite(s)
Computer Systems Fundamentals BIT101 Core 12.5 N/A
Database Systems Fundamentals BIT102 Core 12.5 N/A
Programming Fundamentals BIT103 Core 12.5 N/A
Network Fundamentals BIT104 Core 12.5 N/A
Requirements Elicitation and Analysis BIT105 Core 12.5 N/A
Professional Issues in ICT BIT106 Core 12.5 N/A
Introduction to Information Systems BIT111 Core 12.5 BIT101, BIT102
Elective
Entry Requirements
Academic
Completion of an approved international school certificate
English proficiency
IELTS: Minimum overall score of 6.0, with no individual band score below 5.5, or approved equivalent
Age
Minimum of 18 years of age on course commencement
View full course admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
EIA recognizes applicants’ prior relevant study or experiences through unit credits. Experiences may be formal or informal. Where applicants can demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit of study EIA may grant credit for one or more units to a maximum of 12 units.
For further information, contact us at: admissions@eia.edu.au
Fees
Current tuition fee is AUD $17,500.
The annual fee is based on the proportion of units enrolled in of a standard full-time load of 24 credit points.
Click here for the non-tuition fees.
EIA provide financial support through fee payment schedule and scholarships. Find out more
Entry Requirements
Academic
Completion of a recognised Australian school certificate
English proficiency
Prerequisite: Minimum study score of 25 in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) English Unit3/4, or equivalent
Age
Minimum of 18 years of age on course commencement
View full course admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
EIA recognizes applicants’ prior relevant study or experiences through unit credits. Experiences may be formal or informal. Where applicants can demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit of study EIA may grant credit for one or more units to a maximum of 12 units
For further information, contact us at: admissions@eia.edu.au
Fees
Current tuition fee is AUD $12,000
The annual fee is based on the proportion of units enrolled in of a standard full-time load of 24 credit points.
Click here for the non-tuition fees.
EIA provides significant financial support through scholarships. Find out more
Entry Requirements
Academic
Completion of an approved international school certificate
English proficiency
IELTS: Minimum overall score of 6.0, with no individual band score below 5.5, or approved equivalent
Age
Minimum of 18 years of age on course commencement
View full course admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
EIA recognizes applicants’ prior relevant study or experiences through unit credits. Experiences may be formal or informal. Where applicants can demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit of study EIA may grant credit for one or more units to a maximum of 12 units.
For further information, contact us at: admissions@eia.edu.au
Fees
Current tuition fee is AUD $19,000.
The annual fee is based on the proportion of units enrolled in of a standard full-time load of 24 credit points.
Click here for the non-tuition fees.
EIA provide financial support through fee payment schedule and scholarships. Find out more

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Accreditation Status:

This course is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) and is recorded on the TEQSA. National Register

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We are living in a constantly changing world. At EIA, we continue adjusting our programs portfolios going forward. Our robust new course development system to ensure that students learn the skills employers are looking for – now, and in the future.
Following the success of its Bachelor of Marketing, EIA is developing exciting new courses planned for delivery in 2022. The courses will include key features:

Scholarship Program

EIA provides significant financial support through scholarships