Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Diploma in Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00213J

The Diploma in Information Technology (IT) is equivalent to the first year of QUT’s Bachelor of Information Technology. On completion of the Diploma you are guaranteed a place in the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology. This premium pathway provides an introduction to building and applying innovative IT solutions across diverse industries, and provides additional academic support, preparing you for successful study in the QUT Science Faculty.


  • Total credit points: 96
  • A maximum of 48 credit points (4 units) per teaching period.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of senior high school
  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Study pathways

Students who successfully complete this program may enter the following QUT bachelor programs: Information Technology, Games and Interactive Environments, provided eligibility requirements are satisfied.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $22,001
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 12 months
  • Part-time : 16 months

Further information

Develop academic and English language skills for successful study in the degree program. will fast-track your entry into the second year of QUT's Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments. You will develop academic skills which will help you become more confident with your university studies and dramatically improve your English skills, all while enjoying a complete university experience. This course is only available to international students.

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