Information technology

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Why study information technology at RMIT?

RMIT is ranked in the top 200 universities globally for computer science and information systems.

(QS Rankings by Subject 2022)

#1 in Australia for Graduate Employment Rate

(QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022)

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Make IT happen

With 87% of jobs in Australia requiring digital skills in areas such as cyber security and data science*, it’s easy to see why information technology is a multi-billion-dollar industry.  As technology underpins almost everything we do in today’s digital age, computer scientists and IT specialists are vital in helping manage data, provide network support and maintain security.  

Our flexible courses reflect leading-edge developments in ICT and are developed in consultation with employers to set you up with in-demand skills for a future in leading technologies.

At RMIT, you can build a flexible skillset by combining areas of study that match your passions and talents, and customise a university degree to suit your interests.

*RMIT Online ‘Ready, set, upskill: Effective training for the jobs of tomorrow’ report 2021

What's next stems from here

Build a skill set in STEM that prepares you for the future of hybrid roles. Amplify your study with our bootcamp2studio model of learning and combine your skills in areas like IT and engineering.   

With our recently redesigned Information Technology courses you’ll develop internationally-recognised skills in the areas that interest you most, software, programming, digital systems, data science and virtual services that shape the future.

Career Outcomes

Industry growth and future job security

In a technology-driven world, jobs in IT will always be in high demand. From software development to blockchain technologies and cyber security, RMIT has a course that will propel you into the career in IT you are aspiring to.

Projects

Global reputation, great teachers and support

IT courses at RMIT connect with leading tech companies, such as ANZ and Victoria Police, to work on real world projects, granting students the hands-on experience they need to excel in the workforce. 

“In my field of computer science and game development, people overseas have heard of RMIT, and that just goes a long way,” said Josh Caratelli, award-winning app developer and RMIT Bachelor of Computer Science graduate.

Facilities and Locations

Specialist laboratories and cutting-edge technology

Explore our wide range of facilities across engineering, technology, science and health. Get familiar with the spaces you’ll be studying in, before you arrive. 

Experience information technology at RMIT

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The basics of starting an information technology course at RMIT

What’s next stems from here when you choose an IT course at RMIT. Your foundation year will be filled with everything from programming to hackathons, and the skills you need to excel in a course in IT.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.

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Acknowledgement of Country

RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.