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Be at the forefront of digital innovation

Study information technology at Deakin and gain the sought-after skills and expertise for an exciting career in IT. You’ll learn from globally recognised academics and graduate work ready with on-the-job experience via internships and a capstone project.

Explore information technology courses

Gain a world-class education and stand out to future employers with an IT degree from Deakin – we're ranked in the top 100 universities globally for computer science and engineering* and the top 1% of universities worldwide for computer science and information systems.^ As a graduate you'll have earned a sought-after qualification that's transferable to almost any industry.

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Gain practical skills while you learn

Develop in-demand skills and on-the-job experience while you study. From internships to real-world industry projects, you’ll graduate with the expertise and knowledge needed for a successful career.

How your business can benefit from an internship

Bring a fresh perspective to your business with an intern from Deakin. By offering an internship to current students, you'll gain a valuable resource to tackle projects, assist with ongoing tasks and benefit from a unique perspective. Our students bring a wealth of knowledge and are keen to learn from experienced professionals. Partner with Deakin and help shape the next generation of tech professionals.

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I completed an internship at Deakin Emerging and Educational Technologies Innovation Lab. It reinforced my career choice by allowing me to take part in research projects and highlighting different paths I can take after graduating.

Sarah Masih

Bachelor of Computer Science/Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) student

Learn in advanced IT facilities

Develop your skills and confidence in Deakin’s world-class facilities. From day one, you’ll have access to cutting-edge software and equipment in our world-class labs. Experiment with robotics and cyber-physical equipment in the Robotics and Internet of Things Lab, then bring your ideas to life in our Makerspace.

Industry capstone project

Industry capstone project

Get hands-on experience while tackling real-world projects with industry partners in the Deakin Industry Student Capstone (DISC) program. You’ll develop teamwork, communication and leadership skills while pitching your creations to leading tech companies like Microsoft and Google.

Benefit from international experience

Deakin offers a variety of programs that can help broaden your horizons. Explore our overseas programs, including semester exchanges, faculty-led tours, internships or volunteering opportunities. Gain practical experience and build your network, from virtual internships with our global partners to launching innovations in Silicon Valley. Boost your resume with overseas study.

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Study at Deakin is not just confined to a classroom. Students engage in both course and non-course related activities to gain practical knowledge.

Harshani Fernando

Bachelor of Information Technology

Explore our research degrees

Reimagine your career, connect with industry and make your impact alongside world-leading researchers at the School of Information Technology.

Become a research student

Gain professional recognition

Most of our IT courses are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), providing you with international recognition as an ICT industry professional and making you stand out to future employers.


*ShanghaiRanking's Ranking of Academic Subjects 2023
^QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023

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