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    Associate Degree of Information Technology
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    Associate Degree of Information Technology

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

    University RankQS Ranking
    589

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Associate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    On Campus

    Course Code

    079940C

    Campuses

    Rockhampton

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines4-Nov-2024 7-Mar-2025
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    Go to the official application for the university

    Duration 2 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 35,040  / year
    Apply Date 7-Mar-2025
    Next Intake 4-Nov-2024

    Associate Degree of Information Technology

    About

    An Associate Degree of Information Technology will provide you with a foundation to begin your pursuit of a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic career in the information technology industry.

    The core units within this course will provide you with a solid grounding in the core body of information technology knowledge and skills as defined by the Australian Computer Society. The course allows you a wide choice of electives to pursue your area of interest.

    By completing an Associate Degree of Information Technology it provides you with a gateway to a wide variety of professions. Information technology specialists are sought-after in nearly every business or organisation and in a range of employment fields ranging from finance, medicine, arts, education, the military and manufacturing to high-tech business.

    Benefit from the flexibility to choose the study method that best suits you – on-campus or online study in your home country.

    Seamless pathways

    The Diploma, Associate Degree and Bachelor of Information Technology provide you with study options that transition seamlessly.

    You have the option to start at any level or work your way up from the diploma through to the bachelor.  If you commence with the diploma or associate degree, you will be supported as you progress and will be provided with guidance on selecting the appropriate units to study to ensure your transition is seamless. If you study the Bachelor of Information Technology, the Diploma and Associate Degree are embedded as exit and interim awards.

    Your career

    Our information technology courses prepare you for a fast-paced and dynamic career. Our experienced lecturers and IT teaching team will guide and support you using the latest in learning technology, and provide you with a range of learning experiences that reflect modern practices in IT and ensure you graduate with the skills, knowledge and experience for a successful career in IT.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent

    English Language Proficiency Requirements

    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

    Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

    • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
    • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
    • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

    completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

    If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

    • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
    • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

    International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

    Each student will be assessed individually.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    On completion of the Associate Degree of Information Technology, you will be able to pursue employment opportunities in many sectors including finance, medicine, arts, education, the military, manufacturing and business, in fields such as:

    • computer technology
    • business analysis
    • data communication
    • data entry
    • database management
    • internet and web development
    • network and communication technology
    • programming
    • project management support
    • security
    • software development
    • systems analysis.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 35,040 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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    Associate Degree of Information Technology

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