Associate Degree of Information Technology
CQUniversity - Cairns

Course outline

The Associate Degree of Information Technology provides students with a foundation for a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic career in the information technology industry. Core units provide students with a solid grounding in core information technology knowledge and skills as defined by the Australian Computer Society. The course allows students a wide choice of electives to pursue an area of interest. For more course information, visit Associate Degree of Information Technology.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Career opportunities

Job opportunities exist as Developer Programmer, Web Developer, Analyst Programmer, Business Analyst, Database Administrator, ICT Support Technician, ICT Customer Support Officer, Business Analyst Support Officer, Project Management Support Officer.


Australian Computer Society (ACS) – Associate level.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$8016 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time

Cairns & Far North Queensland