Computing @ a glance

What?

Diploma of Computing

(CRICOS Code 022638B)

The Diploma of Computing consists of Deakin's first year degree units and provides you with the foundation for further study in areas such as Computer Science/Software Development, Games Design and Development, IT Security and Multimedia Technology.

Why?

  • Small class sizes taught by university level staff
  • 3 possible start dates (Mar, Jun, Oct)
  • Fast track option available (complete in 8 or 12 months)
  • Access the facilities of a large university without getting lost in one
  • Deakin's IT courses reflect the needs of the growing IT and business sectors

How?

  1. Download the pdf below for full details of this course.
  2. Contact us with any questions through the 'Ask a question' button above.
  3. Click 'Apply today' to send through your application, or
  4. Click the 'Our Representatives' button below to find details of someone in your country who can help you apply.
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Entry into 2nd year of

Bachelor of Information Technology

(CRICOS Code 053993D)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science/Software Development)

(CRICOS Code 049956K)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Games Design and Development)

(CRICOS Code 051580G)

Bachelor of Information Technology (IT Security)

(CRICOS Code 055288B)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Mobile and Apps Development)

(CRICOS Code 077406G)

Diploma Campus Locations

  • Melbourne Campus at Burwood

Popular careers for graduates

Computer science/software development

  • computer systems developer
  • computer systems maintenance
  • data communications manager
  • software developer
  • systems programmer

Games design and development

  • component integrator
  • consultant
  • game designer
  • game developer
  • game programmer
  • multimedia system designer and developer
  • project manager

IT security and business security management

  • consultant
  • designer and developer of forensic IT tools
  • forensic IT investigator
  • security analyst
  • security specialist
  • security system developer or programmer
  • security system manager
  • project manager

Mobile and Apps Development

  • Android developer
  • iOS developer
  • iOS web developer
  • iPhone application developer
  • mobile applications architect
  • mobile applications programmer
  • mobile deployment officers
  • mobile developer

Tuition Fees

Year International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

2014

A$20,500 (A$2,562.50 per unit)

A$17,700 (A$2,212.50 per unit)

available for Australian students

2015

A$21,940 (A$2,742.50 per unit)

A$18,240 (A$2,280 per unit)