We are a multi-award winning, internationally recognised university.
We are proud to be:
A top university worldwide
Ranked in the Top 1% of universities worldwide for both business and computer science*
*QS Rankings by Subject
A top young university
One of the top 50 young universities in the world^
^QS World University Rankings
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)
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.
Find out more about studying information technology at Deakin or select an information technology degree from the table below.
Undergraduate IT degrees
|Course name||Level of study||Apply|
|Bachelor of Computer Science||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Cyber Security||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Information Technology||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)||Undergraduate||How to apply|
|Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence||Undergraduate||How to apply|
Postgraduate IT degrees
|Course name||Level of study||Apply|
|Master of Cyber Security||Postgraduate||How to apply|
|Master of Cyber Security (Professional)||Postgraduate||How to apply|
|Master of Information Technology (Professional)||Postgraduate||How to apply|
|Master of Data Science||Postgraduate||How to apply|
|Master of Applied Artificial Intelligence||Postgraduate||How to apply|
|Master of Applied Artificial Intelligence (Professional)||Postgraduate||How to apply|
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.