RMIT University

Associate Degree in Information Technology

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00122A

The Associate Degree in Information Technology focuses on real-world problems, is project-based, has an active learning approach, and is linked to the current requirements of industry.


192 credit points

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent qualification).


Graduates from this associate degree are eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society at the associate grade.

Study pathways

Graduates who achieve a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 are guaranteed entry with two years of credit (equivalent to 192 credit points) into one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies). Please note the amount of time required to complete the above programs may exceed one year due to the availability and sequencing of some major electives and is also dependent on which semester you commence the program. Graduates who achieve a (GPA) of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 may be eligible for some credit into the following programs, if successful in gaining a place: Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Information Technology (Games and Graphics Programming), Bachelor of Software Engineering

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $57,600
International: $71,040
  • ATAR: 43.45
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge required to successfully manage IT operations, particularly in a small to medium business. Graduates are prepared for a career specialising in networking, software development or IT security for small and medium enterprises (SMEs): network specialist; network operations analyst; network manager; systems administrator; systems engineer/management; client server administrator.

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