Diploma in Information Technology/Bachelor of Information Technology
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove/Gardens Point

Course outline

The Diploma in Information Technology is a pathway program designed to help you successfully progress to the Bachelor of Information Technology. It provides a hands-on approach that allows you to explore areas in information technology and gain an understanding in both computer science and information systems. The Diploma also focuses on developing your academic skills for future success. A highly supportive learning environment with smaller class sizes ensures a more personalised learning journey and a seamless transition to university studies. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, you will be able to articulate into the Bachelor of Information Technology with 96 credit points of advanced standing. The Bachelor of Information Technology equips you to build and apply information technology solutions across diverse industries. A hands-on, work-integrated curriculum allows you to explore areas in information technology, and gain a deep understanding in your chosen specialty. You use your creativity and people skills to maximise the impact of your technical know-how to enable you to deal with technologies that have not been invented yet.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Diploma in Information Technology at QUT and Bachelor of Information Technology at QUT.


Refer to Bachelor of Information Technology.

Combined diploma/degrees

Upon completion of the diploma component, you will be automatically offered a place in the Bachelor of Information Technology. Each of your diploma units will be credited to the degree.

Admissions Criteria

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


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

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)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Refer to Diploma in Information Technology and Bachelor of Information Technology.


Refer to Bachelor of Information Technology.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$10180 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 51/2 years Part time