Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

La Trobe University

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

This program aims to provide a general professional qualification in information technology (IT) to graduates with a grounding in the discipline who seek to broaden or deepen their knowledge of computers. Core subjects provide a foundation in information systems, software development and computer networking.


Students must complete 120 credit points, including 4 core subjects and 4 electives. The core subjects are Business Computer Networks, Database Fundamentals, Information Systems Development, and Web Development. Business Data Structures is a principal elective, as it is a prerequisite for many other elective subjects. Other electives include Encryption and Network Security, Professional Environment, Software Development Environments, Information Systems Practice, Internetworking, Web Services, and Software Engineering.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Australian Bachelor's degree in a discipline other than computer science, or approved international equivalent
  • You may also be considered if you have other tertiary qualifications, provided that you have relevant work experience
  • NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place
  • Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Melbourne Domestic: $28,400
International: $33,000
No information available No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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