Specialised computing labs combine cutting-edge hardware and equipment with the latest development platforms, programming interfaces and software solutions.

State-of-the-art spaces and technology

Deakin IT students learn using the latest technology in fully equipped computer labs and facilities. Alongside hardware and equipment, students use both professional and specialised computer software including development platforms, programming IDEs and engines, and other content development systems.

Located at our Melbourne Burwood Campus, the Robotics and Internet of Things (RIoT) lab has computing, robotics and cyber-physical systems. Our DISCovery Lab provides a fully immersive learning experience where theory and technical skills come to life in practice. Helping support the final-year capstone unit, industry comes on campus and you get to work on real-world projects.

Our locations

The Burwood Campus is a short trip away from Melbourne's central business district and offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. Settled alongside parkland, there is a wide range of learning and social spaces. At Waurn Ponds, you’re surrounded by expansive grounds and updated facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world.

Information technology facilities

Explore Deakin's IT facilities located at our Melbourne Burwood Campus.

Information technology facilities

Specialised computer labs and equipment

Deakin regularly invests in its labs and equipment. Our specialised labs include dedicated robotics, cyber security and VR, as well as modern educational technologies. You’ll have access to current software and hardware throughout your studies coupled with a hands-on approach to learning.

Deakin DISCovery Lab

The DISCovery Lab provides a design thinking and ideation space for students. You'll be able to work on real industry projects in an agile project and collaborative lab set-up, giving you a taste of the real-world. The lab features high-end workstations and equipment and flexible learning spaces that mimic modern-day work environments.

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Robotics and Internet of Things Lab

The Robotics and Internet of Things (RIoT) Lab has the latest in computing, robotics and cyber-physical systems. You can also access professional software products, such as programming IDEs, games engines, VR and content development systems.

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Facilities to help you get a head start

Experience learning in our modern facilities and prepare yourself for a career in just about every industry. By studying information technology, you'll be at the forefront of technology and gain the necessary skills and knowledge to make a difference. Our courses come inbuilt with practical experience opportunities and with close relationships to industry, helping you prepare for your career and build invaluable industry connections. Plus, you’ll gain professional accreditation by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) upon graduation – a highly regarded accreditation by future employers.

Learn more about studying information technology and cyber security at Deakin