Associate Degree in Network Engineering

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

This program prepares students to become job-ready network engineering specialists. It provides a general background necessary for students to find careers in the network engineering field.


The 2-year program covers data networks and their implementation. The course has a strong practical emphasis and students are given extensive opportunities to put theory into practice.


  • IT-network engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 60 or higher
  • Or Certificate IV or above
  • Or STAT score of 135 or greater
  • Or submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience
  • Or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma
  • Or completion of 40 credit points in the Preparation for Tertiary Study Program (ZTEP01), the Preparation for Tertiary Success (ZPTS11 or ZPTS21), or other recognised tertiary preparation course.


ACS - Australian Computer Society

Study pathways

Students are able to enter into the Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours at CDU.

Study information

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