Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

Deakin University

This program is designed for graduates from disciplines generally considered to be outside the ambit of information systems or computer science courses. Its main objectives are to allow graduates in other fields to become professionally qualified in Information Technology.

Course Fee:

Australian: $27,800
International: $35,000

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Attainment of Bachelor Degree in any discipline or Attainment of Graduate Certificate in any discipline or At least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent). All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.


8 credit points of study.

Subjects you can Study:

IT services; Cyber security; Information technology; Networking; Software development

Study Pathways:

Articulates into the Master of Information Technology or Master of Information Technology (Professional)

Who for:

Graduates of undergraduate programs in non-computing disciplines

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 1 year
Burwood No info Yes Full time 1 year
Burwood No info Yes Part time 2 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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