The Diploma of Information Technology is designed in collaboration with UTS Information Technology, which means you will be learning the same content as first year students at UTS.

On successful completion of the diploma you will be eligible for direct entry* into the second year of the UTS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

*Subject to successful completion of a diploma with the required Grade Point Average (GPA) and depends on the course you choose.

How do the diplomas compare?

Do you like to learn at a steady pace? Our Standard program delivers the same content as Accelerated, just spread out over 12 months. You'll find this ideal if you want to focus on your studies while enjoying your new life in Australia.
Fees$33,000

FEE-HELP available for eligible domestic students.

Duration3 semesters (12 months)
CRICOS code053604M
Entry requirements

Choose country or region where you completed secondary schooling

Academic

If you do not meet the academic requirements consider our UTS Foundation Studies.

English

IELTS: 6.0 overall with 6.0 in writing or UTS College AE4 with pass grade.

If you do not meet the English requirements consider our English Language Courses or our Extended Diploma

General

Important note on minimum age requirement

International students are normally expected to be at least 17 years of age at commencement of the Diploma course. Where a student has satisfied both English and Academic entry requirements for the diploma course, but has not yet reached the above age, they may enrol in the course providing UTS College is satisfied that the student is living in appropriate accommodation and suitable welfare conditions are in place.

Articulation to a UTS degree

International Students: Based on no more than two subject failures.

Domestic Students: Based on the required Grade Point Average.

Subjects
Do you thrive under pressure? Our accelerated program is the fastest way to get into a UTS degree, but it's not for everyone. The workload is intense and you'll need to be dedicated to your studies to succeed.
Fees$33,000

FEE-HELP available for eligible domestic students.

Duration2 semesters (8 months)
CRICOS code070299G
Entry requirements

Choose country or region where you completed secondary schooling

Academic

If you do not meet the academic requirements consider our UTS Foundation Studies.

English

IELTS: 6.0 overall with 6.0 in writing or UTS College AE4 with pass grade.

If you do not meet the English requirements consider our English Language Courses or our Extended Diploma

General

Important note on minimum age requirement

International students are normally expected to be at least 17 years of age at commencement of the Diploma course. Where a student has satisfied both English and Academic entry requirements for the diploma course, but has not yet reached the above age, they may enrol in the course providing UTS College is satisfied that the student is living in appropriate accommodation and suitable welfare conditions are in place.

Articulation to a UTS degree

International Students: Based on no more than two subject failures.

Domestic Students: Based on the required Grade Point Average.

Subjects
Do you want to build your English language skills while you study? Our Extended program offers the same subjects as the standard program, PLUS Academic English or Academic Communication. This is ideal if you want a confidence boost before taking the next step onto a UTS degree.
Fees$41,000

 FEE-HELP available for eligible domestic students.

Duration4 semesters (16 months)
CRICOS code080146G
Entry requirements

Choose country or region where you completed secondary schooling

Academic

If you do not meet the academic requirements consider our UTS Foundation Studies.

English

IELTS: 5.5 overall with a minimum of 5.0 in all bands or UTS College AE3 with pass grade.

If you do not meet the English requirements consider our English Language Courses or our Extended Diploma

GeneralImportant note on minimum age requirement

International students are normally expected to be at least 17 years of age at commencement of the Diploma course. Where a student has satisfied both English and Academic entry requirements for the diploma course, but has not yet reached the above age, they may enrol in the course providing UTS College is satisfied that the student is living in appropriate accommodation and suitable welfare conditions are in place.
Articulation to a UTS degree

International Students: Based on no more than two subject failures.

Domestic Students: Based on the required Grade Point Average.

Subjects

Course intake & start dates

Semester 1 intake 28 February 2022 1 April 2022
Semester 2 intake 14 June 2022 15 July 2022
Semester 3 intake 26 September 2022 28 October 2022

Orientation dates

Semester 1: 28 February - 4 March 2022
Semester 2: 14-17 June 2022
Semester 3: 26-30 September 2022

Leads to the following degrees at UTS

  • Business, Science in Information Technology (combined degree)
  • Science in Information Technology and Diploma in IT Professional Practice
  • Science in Information Technology
  • Games Development
  • Computing Science (Honours)