Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Gain hands-on experience with real industry clients and graduate with the skills to manage and deliver successful IT projects from start to finish.
Through RMIT’s Diploma of Information Technology you will develop specialised IT knowledge in programming, web development - such as PHP and content management systems - operating systems, networking, database modelling and implementation. RMIT will also help you develop enterprise skills maximise employment success.
You will be guided by experienced teachers with extensive IT industry experience to develop a project portfolio designed to help launch a career in IT
In this program, you will learn how to:
- Create a web-based solution for a client
- Develop mobile applications
- Apply project management skills to an IT project
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Most of your classes will be held in RMIT's Swanston Academic Building which features innovative learning spaces interspersed with retail and social spaces resulting in a stimulating environment for students.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations and group discussions.
Through RMIT University’s online learning portal, myRMIT, you will be able to view online resources and learning activities created by lecturers, access course materials via Blackboard, collaborate with lecturers and fellow students, and access your student email account. Educational software, the Learning Hub, resources and printers are accessible on campus via the RMIT wireless network using your own laptop, tablet or smart phone or via computer facilities on-campus. You will be able to access the same software from home using myDesktop.
Find out more about student computing at RMIT.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, presentations, group projects, and practical assignments.
You will develop project management experience and apply knowledge you've developed in class by working on industry projects with real clients where possible.
Guiding the development of the College of Business, both nationally and internationally, is an Industry Advisory Board of high-profile executives chaired by Gerhard Vorster, Chief Strategy Officer, Deloitte. The Board creates a strategic bridge between the latest in technology and design thinking and business.
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice.
Employment outcomes for IT graduates vary depending on the level of qualification. In the vocational education sector, 83.7 per cent of diploma graduates are employed six months after graduation. This program also offers graduates a pathway to more specialised studies, opening up additional career paths in information technology and related industries.
Employment for ICT professionals is anticipated to grow strongly between now and November 2018. Graduates should take advantage of opportunities to advance and/or specialise in a wide range of technologies and be prepared to continue training throughout their career to remain industry relevant.
Graduates work in:
- IT project management
- software development
- database development
- web development.
Sources: National Centre for Vocational Education Research Student Outcomes; Department of Employment, Employment Projections.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Enrolled students can apply for student membership of the Australian Computer Society.
The Society has reciprocal membership agreements with computer societies in New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Malaysia and Singapore.
Graduates can apply for ACS Certified Professional (CP) status to gain global recognition as an ICT professional.
Program and course information
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