Bachelor of Applied Cloud Technology

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Cloud knowledge and skills are critical for companies to deliver on their digital transformation strategy. Cloud services (technology) provides a natural platform for optimising existing IT systems to increase operational efficiencies, while driving business agility and growth. Cloud technologies have transformed the way networking, data storage and processing, application development and infrastructure provisioning is accomplished. The Bachelor of Applied Cloud Technology has been developed in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of the largest and fastest growing cloud computing platform providers in the world. The Bachelor of Applied Cloud Technology prepares you with knowledge and skills across information systems: web and software development machine learning databases and big data enterprise cloud migration cloud enterprise application development and computer networks. The course is structured to enable students to combine online studies with early entry to the workforce and/or career enhancement, whilst continuing online study. The course is applied in its focus and prepares students for key vendor certifications that are relevant to IT industry employment.


The course is delivered 100% online and is of three years full-time or equivalent part-time duration. It requires the completion of 360 credit points to achieve the Bachelor of Applied Cloud Technology. Places in this course are limited for domestic students. A full-time structure comprises four approximately 12-week (83 day) study blocks with two subjects per block. The course also has exit points at: 120 credit points (1 year) as a Diploma of Applied Cloud Technology and 240 credit points (2 years) as an Associate Degree of Applied Cloud Technology

Standard entry requirements

For admission to this course, one of the following is required: Completion of Year 12, with a score in English of at least 25, or An equivalent academic level achievement, or Work experience after leaving school Two years if completing a business degree One year if completing an IT degree All students are required to undergo the online Didasko Pre-enrolment Assessment and achieve a pass mark of 60%.

Study pathways

La Trobe University online applied degrees provide you with the unique opportunity to achieve up to three qualifications over the duration of your studies. Subject to satisfactorily completing each part of your course, you will be awarded an applied diploma (end year 1), an applied associate degree (end year 2), and an applied bachelor degree when you complete all three years. Your potential earning capacity increases as you progress through your course.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Online (Bundoora)
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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