Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

Kent Institute Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 105667F

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


This qualification reflects the role of individuals in a variety of information and communications technology (ICT) roles who have significant experience in specialist technical skills, or managerial business and people management skills. Individuals in these roles carry out complex tasks in a specialist field, working independently, leading a team or a strategic direction of a business. They apply their skills across a wide range of industries and business functions, or as a business owner (sole trader/contractor).

The skills required for these roles may include, but are not restricted to: advanced data management information: creating, designing and monitoring complex systems that store data, and optimising organisational knowledge management; cyber security: protecting sensitive data and information through security architecture, and developing disaster recovery and contingency plans; full stack web development: building advanced user interfaces, developing representational state transfer application program interfaces (REST APIs) and designing user experience solutions; further programming: applying advanced ICT languages to maintain security and manage data; IT strategy and organisational development: managing and communicating strategic ICT business solutions; systems development and analysis: modelling and testing data objects, data processes and preferred ICT system solutions; telecommunications network engineering: managing logistics, organisational specifications, regulations and legislative requirements across network projects

Exit pathways:

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Information Technology


  • Case Studies
  • Scenarios - Problem Solving, Practical Activities, Oral Presentation, Multiple Choice Quiz, Written Portfolio, Projects, Reports, Practical Observations

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
6,592 Per Year
Read moreEnrolment Fee (non-refundable): 250
19 Sep 2022 1 year
Full time
Melbourne Campus
Level 10, 350 Queen Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Academic requirement

Entry to this course requires:

  • Successful completion of Australian year 12 or equivalent; AND
  • Successful completion of an AQF recognised Diploma of Information Technology or other relevant qualification; OR
  • Relevant work experience in a related field.

English requirement

International Applicants from non-English-speaking backgrounds only.

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 with no band less than 5.0 or equivalent; PTE Academic (Pearson) - Overall score of 42 (with 35 or more in all communicative scores); TOEFL IBT (Internet based) - Overall score of 46 (Writing/Speaking of 15+ and Reading/Listening of 7+); Cambridge CAE & CPE - 162+.


Kent Institute Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 11, 10 Barrack Street
Sydney New South Wales 2000
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