Diploma in Information and Communications Technology - CG36

CQUniversity Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 063667B

Level of study: Certificates & Diplomas


The Diploma of Information and Communications Technology combines theoretical and practical approaches, providing you with the confidence to pursue a career in this growing industry. The course also provides an entry pathway into the Bachelor of Information Technology, should you be interested in further study.

The Diploma of Information Technology course is designed as a transition course for students seeking an entry pathway into the Bachelor of Information Technology course.

In addition to having value in its own right as a stand-alone qualification, the course provides an entry pathway into CQUniversity's degree courses, and units completed in these courses can be transferred into the University's Bachelor of Information Technology course.

Online option is also available.


You are required to complete a total of eight units.


Completion of the Diploma of Information and Communications Technology will prepare you to pursue employment opportunities in roles such as:

  • Administrator
  • Application specialist
  • Communications specialist
  • Database designer
  • Network engineer
  • Programmer
  • Systems administrator
  • Systems analyst
  • Technical writer
  • Web designer
  • Web programmer

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
33,360 Per Year
Read moreTerm Fees: 16,680
10 Jul 2023
06 Nov 2023
04 Mar 2024
1 year
Full time
Melbourne Campus
120 Spencer Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent.

English Requirements

An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components


Rockhampton City Campus
114-190 Canning Street
Rockhampton Queensland 4700
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