The Diploma in ICT/ Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society and provides students with the skills and knowledge in IT applications development, along with the ability to apply practical ICT solutions in real-world situations.
Note: You will be required to travel between campuses to complete this degree.
Real world computing
The Diploma in ICT/ Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology is designed with a well-rounded framework of theoretical information spanning several domains, including: Networking, Databases, Systems Analysis and Design, Programming, Web and Mobile Technologies, Project Management, Professional Communications, Operating Systems and Human Computer Interaction.
The structure of the course provides scope for electives, sub-majors or majors in further studies, including: Mobile Computing and Application Development, Entertainment Computing, Astroinformatics, Health Informatics, Social Media Analytics, Networking, Health Information Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Systems Security and IT Support.
The first year of this course is delivered by The College as an agent of The University, via extended face-to-face hours in smaller learning environments.
Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Information and Communications Technology are guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Western Sydney University.
Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
This course is available to domestic students only. International students should see one of the following courses:
Fees and delivery
Diploma in Information and Communications Technology: $9,353
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Bachelor or ICT: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. He have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.
Delivery: On campus
This course is available to domestic students only.
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A Diploma in ICT/ Bachelor of Information Communications Technology may open the door to a number of careers including:
- Software Developer
- Game Developer
- Database Administrator or Programmer
- Information Systems Manager
- Web Systems Developer
- Network Administrator or Engineer
Web Systems Developer
Web developers create content for the web and use programming, authoring, content management and file transfer software to maintain websites.
Network administrator or engineer
Network administrators or engineers research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software.
Database Administrator or programmer
Database Administrators or programmers plan, develop, maintain, manage and database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Systems developers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.