Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming specialisation)/Bachelor of Information Technology
TAFE Queensland - Coomera

Course outline

Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming specialisation): Advance your IT career with this diploma level course and learn specialist skills that will help you qualify to work in the programming field. In this specialisation students will learn how to build advanced user interfaces and implement a model view controller framework. Students will also learn how to match ICT needs and provide strategic direction to business, including how to promote workplace cyber security. Bachelor of Information Technology: The degree prepares skilled graduates for a myriad of industries. The program focuses on the development of web-based business applications and includes an optional internship. Students undertake studies in programming, systems analysis and design, cyber security, database development, networking and communications theory. Students also learn about issues confronting the information and communications technology industry, including employer obligations, employee rights, impacts on society, and future directions of the industry.


This combined qualification leads to the awards of the Diploma of Information Technology (Advanced Programming specialisation) and Bachelor of Information Technology. The degree is delivered by TAFE Queensland in partnership with Southern Cross University. Applicants offered a place in the diploma course who are not eligible for a subsidised enrolment will pay full fee. Fee subsidies and VET Student Loans may be available to eligible applicants for study in the diploma, refer to tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html for more information. The degree is a Commonwealth supported place.

Fee notes

For information regarding TAFE Queensland course fees, VET Student Loans, FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP visit tafeqld.edu.au/study-with-us/what-it-costs/index.html or telephone 1300 308 233. For combined TAFE Queensland/university courses, refer to entry under university for higher education component.


Completion of Year 12 or attained Year 12 leaving age

Recommended study
Successful completion of a Certificate III level qualification from the ICT Information and Communication Technology Training Package or Industry Certifications in the field of the diploma you are applying for or prior Information Technology experience or
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

Assistant software developer, systems administrator, analyst programmer, software developer, user-experience designer and developer, web or app developer, systems analyst, data analyst, network analyst.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025


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Level of Qualification
Study Area
Information technology
Course Duration

3 years On campus with some online

Gold Coast