School of Information Technology

Information technology offers us an exciting future – after all, it's at the very heart of how we learn, work and entertain ourselves. 

Study with us and you'll get career opportunities in all sorts of fields, from software engineering, business analysis and security to android development, network engineering, games design, virtual reality, robotics and cyber security.

Make your mark in a connected world

The impact of information technology in everyday life is clear for anyone to see. In a connected world with intelligent machines emerging, it's exciting to think about the contribution you could make and the difference you could ultimately create in the lives we lead.

Studying a course in information technology can give you the knowledge and skills to understand and contribute in the related career of your choice.

Our courses are informed by our active industry connections and intelligent research, and offer excellent workplace learning opportunities.

Information technology is changing the ways in which we communicate, exercise and stay healthy. It affects how we form relationships, how we learn and how we do business.



Study opportunities

Our extensive industry connections mean you can make the most of short and long-term workplace initiatives and internships within a field of your choice. 

The embedded work placement unit in our courses provides students with direct access to transferable skills for their future careers. We also encourage a flexible and unique learning experience through various opportunities studying or volunteering abroad.

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Our research

We provide world-class research opportunities and the best in research training for students. Our research groups in artificial intelligence and data analytics, distributed systems and security and our new Deakin Software and Technology Innovation Laboratory (DSTIL), help advance industry and give our graduates a competitive edge.

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Deakin students connect old stories with new technology
6 March 2017
The stories that live within the minds of older Australians will be shared with younger generations using modern technology, thanks to a new app being developed by Deakin University students.

Contest a challenging day of mathematical problem solving

21 November 2016
Earlier this year, students from 20 secondary schools across Geelong and Western Victoria participated in the 28th Deakin University Year 10 Maths Contest at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus.

Getting students job ready the focus of IT workshop

8 November 2016
Deakin University School of Information Technology students had the opportunity to polish their skills for being job ready at an employability workshop hosted by the school in collaboration with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) in September.

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Learn all about our partnerships with some of the leaders in the IT sector and how our school’s advisory board with industry membership advises us on the direction of our teaching programs and IT trends.

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Staff listing

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Contact us

General enquiries
+61 3 9244 6699
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Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood, Victoria 3125

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216

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School of Information Technology
Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood, Victoria 3125