Cloud computing and networking



Cloud computing is a major development in the IT industry and has a huge impact on how software solutions are developed, deployed and delivered via the web. By studying cloud computing, you’ll learn about the concepts and technologies involved such as virtualisation, enterprise networks and system security, and develop the expertise to work in this field.

I'm passionate about learning more about computers because there is so much to learn every minute.

Hani Alabdrabunnabi

Cyber security student

Links to industry

We know the importance of being aligned with industry, so we maintain links with organisations such as IBM, Telstra and ANZ. They provide curriculum advice and ensure our courses are current and relevant to industry needs.

Cloud computing and networking courses

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The School of Information Technology aims to benefit society by generating new fundamental knowledge, training tomorrow's technology leaders and advancing industry technologies to maintain a competitive edge. Our research develops your skills and with our expert staff supervising you, you'll be on the right path to a successful career.

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Industry connections

Industry experience in every IT degree

Every IT student at Deakin has an opportunity to do a work placement or internship, where you can apply your learning and gain sought-after industry-specific experience. 

Working within a professional work environment gives you the chance to experience what work life is like after your degree, develop professional networks and explore career opportunities, all while gaining credit towards your degree.


With our Bachelor of Computer Science professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), your degree will be recognised by industry, which in turn will help you stand out to future employers.

Career opportunities

 IT offers an exciting future, with graduates of our Bachelor of Computer Science typically employed as:

  • software developers 
  • software analysts
  • design, database and web developers
  • network and systems managers 
  • IT consultants.

As your experience develops, you’ll be able to progress into project management positions.

As a Master of Information Technology graduate, you could find employment as a:

  • business analyst
  • network administrator
  • database administrator
  • security analyst
  • solutions architect
  • software developer
  • technology consultant
  • security systems manager.

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