Information technology

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New for Semester 2 2020

Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology now available.

Discover information technology

Make IT happen

RMIT is internationally recognised for teaching and research excellence in information communication technology (ICT) .

Information technology is a multi-billion dollar industry that underpins almost everything we do in today’s digital age. Computer scientists and IT specialists are vital to every industry to help manage data, provide network support and maintain security.

Our flexible programs reflect leading-edge developments in ICT and our programs are developed in consultation with employers and focused on leading technology. 

At RMIT, you can build a flexible skill set by combining courses that match your passions and talents and customise a university degree to suit your interests.

Career outcomes

Google Vice-President (Engineering) and RMIT alumnus Hugh Williams talks about careers in computer science, and how RMIT's courses give students the skills and experience that industry needs. He highlights the fundamentals of computer science and, as a vice president at Google, what he looks for when hiring graduates.

Hugh Williams: careers in computer science

"It's an amazing time to be a computer scientist. There's a lot going to be happening in computer science over the next few years. It's an amazing career path for students who have graduated."

Computer Science and Information Technology at RMIT

Computer Science and Information Technology degrees at RMIT allow you to gain the programming and system support skills that employers really value. But how do you work out which one is right for you?

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Industry connections

RMIT's flexible programs reflect leading-edge developments in ICT and our programs are developed in consultation with employers and focused on leading technology. 

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. 

Projects

Global reputation, great teachers and support

Josh Caratelli decided to study a Bachelor of Computer Science because it's a great mix of working with people and combining technical and creative skills.

With an award-winning app already under his belt, Josh is well on his way to becoming a successful games developer.

"RMIT was a very obvious choice for me for a couple of reasons. The first being just the culture, the people here are super nice, super passionate if you have an issue or if you want to extend yourself RMIT's there for you and secondly, in my field of computer science and game development, people overseas have heard of RMIT, and that just goes a long way."

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How Josh grew a small idea into a real product

One of Josh's major achievements is launching an iPhone game with his friend Liam McLaughlin. It's called Smog Game and teaches kids about saving the environment. Josh and Liam talked to Apple reps and PwC and Epic and grew their very small idea into a finished product.

Experience information technology at RMIT

The opportunities I’ve had at RMIT, to meet people and get their perspectives, have really opened my eyes to the possibilities for a career as a networking engineer, a security engineer or even in systems development.

- Meray Abba, Certificate IV in Information Technology Networking

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