Computing @ a glance


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.


  • 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


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  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 Computer Science

(CRICOS Code 083695K)

Bachelor of Information Technology

(CRICOS Code 053993D)


  • Game Development
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Mobile and Apps Development
  • Cloud Computing
  • Security
  • Programming

Bachelor of Games Design and Development

(CRICOS Code 083694M)

Bachelor of IT Security

(CRICOS Code 083693A)

Diploma Campus Locations

  • Melbourne Campus at Burwood

Popular careers for graduates

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

Tuition Fees

Year International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP


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

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

available for Australian students