The Diploma of Information Technology (DIT) ) lays foundations in computing, computer hardware and architecture, web and multimedia technologies, operating systems and database technologies. It is delivered as a hands-on practical experience and learning course with different computer technologies, in both individual and collaborative modes. It also provides appropriate entry points for employment in the IT industry or entry into the second year of a relevant Bachelor course.
- VTAC Code
- 9470194712 (DFP)
- 9470194713 (IFP)
- UAC Code
- CRICOS Code
- 051115M (VIC)
- 072666F (NSW)
Duration: 1 years [2 Trimesters]
Intake: March, July, November
- Demonstrate coherent foundation knowledge of Information Technology principles and ICT core body of knowledge
- Be able to describe key technologies and use them effectively in an organisation
- Exercise critical thinking and problem-solving ability at an introductory level
- Professional skills: show initiative, critical thinking, responsibility to themselves and others, adaptability
- Be capable of independent learning
- Demonstrate introductory research skills
- Be able to adapt their knowledge to diverse environments
- Be able to collaborate with others to achieve a common goal
Each unit consists of 15 credit points. A full time study load is 60 credit points each trimester, for two trimesters. It comprises of seven core units and one elective.
Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision. There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.
For graduates seeking immediate employment, the following are some of the entry level career opportunities:
Web programmer, help desk support, computer technician, data entry operator and IT sales consultant.
The Diploma of Information Technology is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) - www.teqsa.gov.au.
The entry requirements for undergraduate programs are outlined below:
Entry requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
Mature age entry
Mature-age applicants without formal qualifications may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate a range of attributes such as personal motivation, maturity and work experience or previous study. This is assessed on a case by case basis. Applicants are required to provide a personal statement outlining their interest, motivation and reasons for selecting the course including details of educational and any employment background.
As a minimum, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian year 12 or equivalent. For further country specific requirements, contact MIT Admissions Department.
English language requirements - International students
|English language Proficiency tests||Results Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)||
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