Study information technology in Australia

Information technology at Deakin University, Australia

Our degrees are professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) – meaning your degree is recognised by industry, which can lead to better employment outcomes. You can also choose to study units at Deakin that lead to Cisco certification.

As a constantly evolving industry, IT offers an exciting future. At Deakin University, Australia, you can study from a diverse range of fields to open up employment opportunities in just about any industry, and contribute to the way we work, socialise, communicate and entertain ourselves.


Industry placements: embedded in our degrees to give you the skills industry needs.
Diverse career opportunities: IT skills are relevant across industry sectors.


Rankings

We are a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university.

We are proud to be:

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A top university worldwide

Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide for both business and computer science*
*QS Rankings by Subject

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A top young university

One of the top 50 young universities in the world^
^QS World University Rankings

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Leaders in student satisfaction

Leader in graduate satisfaction in the Australian state of Victoria for the ninth consecutive year**
**Australian Graduate Survey (2010-15) and the Graduate Outcomes Survey, QILT (2016-18)

DISCovery Lab

Our new Capstone DISCovery Lab at the Melbourne Burwood Campus is a purpose-built ideation and creative lab that aims to bring students together in a professional style co-working lab. Facilities include state of the art video-conferencing, room-scale VR lab, high-end GPU workstations and co-location next to the School’s LaunchPad incubator.

Information technology specialisations

Deakin’s generalist IT courses provide you with the knowledge, skills and experience necessary to remain up-to-date with this rapidly changing field. In addition to acquiring a core set of IT skills that are relevant in almost every industry, you will have the opportunity to choose from a diverse range of IT major sequences according to your interests and career aspirations. You can further diversify your studies through elective units in IT and/or complementary study areas. Alternatively, you can choose to study one of our specialised courses in artificial intelligence, computer science, cyber security, data science or software engineering.

Focused career outcomes

Do you want to become invaluable to businesses and governments around the world? Get equipped to make your mark in a connected world with a specialist degree in computer science, cyber security, software engineering or data science. Be confident in your degree, as Deakin has strong IT industry links with leading private and public sector representatives who guide our degree coursework.

Latest technology and facilities

We regularly invest in our facilities so that you can access the latest software and technologies in fully equipped computer labs. The new Robotics and Internet of Things (RIoT) studio has the latest in computing, robotics and cyber-physical systems. You will also have access to professional software products, such as programming IDEs, games engines, virtual reality and content development systems.

IT degrees

Find out more about studying information technology at Deakin or select an information technology degree from the table below.

Undergraduate IT degrees

Postgraduate IT degrees

While the information provided here was correct at the time of publication, Deakin University reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details of scholarship, degree and unit offerings.

Study information technology at Deakin University

As a constantly evolving industry, IT offers an exciting future. You can study from a diverse range of fields to open up employment opportunities in just about any industry, and contribute to the way we work, socialise, communicate and entertain ourselves.

Harshani Fernando – Bachelor of Information Technology student from Sri Lanka

'The years I spent at Deakin have been a wonderful ride so far. I managed to secure an internship as an IT consultant at the Deakin FreelancingHUB. A group of 7 cross-disciplinary members worked on a real-world project related to Agile Methodology and Agile Project Management Software for the software company; reinteractive.'

Deakin in your country

We have staff all over the world who can help you decide if Deakin is right for you. They can also help you complete and lodge your application. Meet up in person, or get in touch over the phone or email.

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