Diploma of Information Technology

Offering a common first year to the UniSA Technology Bachelor's at UniSA, this Diploma will introduce you to the broad range of skills required by the IT professional.

Your pathway to UniSA

High School


2nd year University of South Australia


Entry into 2nd year of the University of South Australia

Stage 1 Core Modules

  • Academic Research and Critical Enquiry
  • Information and New Media Technologies
  • Communication; People, Place and Culture
  • Design
  • Programming
  • Maths & Statistics
  • Essential Study Skills

Stage 1 Elective Modules

Students select 1 module

  • Media & Society
  • Business Studies 1
  • Science and Society
  • Human Biology
  • Advanced Maths 1

Stage 2 Modules

  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Design Thinking and Digital Innovation
  • IT Project Management
  • Systems Analysis

Popular Careers for Graduates

Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Information Technology Support Officer
  • Information Technology Manager

Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)

  • Software Developer

Bachelor of Information Technology (Games and Entertainment Design)

  • Multi-media and web based companies
  • Games Development

Bachelor of Software Engineering

  • Financial Services
  • Health Industries
  • Manufacturing Industries

Average Starting salaries

According to 2015 research conducted by Graduate Careers Australia, average national graduate starting salaries are:

  • Computer Science: A$55,000


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