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Bachelor of Applied Information Technology


You can complete your IT Degree in 3 years with the flexibility online learning gives you. Studying 25 hours per week on average (100 hours per month) should see you successfully complete your qualification within this timeframe. Each year’s assessments must be completed and marked within each 12-month time limit. You can complete your studies after years 1, 2 or 3 with a La Trobe qualification.

Part-time study options are also available.

Semester starts
Course commences each month (12 start dates per year) and includes a full-time structure of four approximately 12-week semesters comprising two subjects per semester.
Delivery Mode
Online through Didasko, in partnership with La Trobe University.
Course costs**
Your Degree fees are only $9,185** per year if you meet the relevant HECS-HELP residency requirements, and studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place.
Your contribution (HECS-HELP)
Deferred until you're earning $55,874pa*
Government contribution
Commonwealth Supported Place
Total cost

About the La Trobe / Didasko Partnership

La Trobe University and Didasko have created a unique partnership to bring you an employability-focused IT Degree. Now you can study one of Australia’s best online IT qualifications, delivered by Didasko – one of the most experienced online educators in the country today. We combine real-world specialist IT skills and the depth of knowledge needed to make you truly employable.

About this course

Young IT professional

This course provides a generalist education in information technology (IT), and the opportunity to explore focus areas in information systems, software development, computer networks, and web development. The structure of this course enables you to combine online studies with early entry to the workforce and continuing online study. The course is applied in its focus and its options include vendor certifications that are relevant to IT industry employment.

Career opportunities

Young IT professional

This course has been designed with a high employability focus in the exciting world of IT. Graduates will fit roles that bridge the gap between technical and management personnel. Career opportunities include systems analyst, analyst programmer, database manager, software engineer, and strategist and systems marketer. Should you choose to exit at Diploma level (year 1), you will have entry-level skills to commence work in the IT industry at Help-desk and Web Support. If you exit at Associate Degree level (year 2), you will have additional industry certified skills.

The integration of vendor certification provides you with required industry skills to support underpinning technical knowledge.

Additional information

This course is delivered via our partners, Didasko. All enrolment and application enquiries should be directed to the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology page at Didasko.

Pre-enrolment Assessment

Young IT professional

To assess your readiness for study through Didasko, you'll need to complete our Pre-enrolment Assessment. The assessment is delivered online and is designed to gauge whether you will be able to successfully complete the course within your capabilities.

Your results will be formally communicated to you as soon as practicable after the assessment and a copy will be retained by Didasko for at least five (5) years after you enrol, which may be made available to the Commonwealth Authority on request.

Prior to starting the course, all students will be contacted by Career Advisors and our Student Services Team to discuss their specific needs and if necessary, how to access educational support.

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*CCNA Course access provided after successful completion of Year 1. Limited availability.

**Student fee levels are indicative only and subject to change by government. Fees can also vary on an annual basis due to unforeseen circumstances. La Trobe University/Didasko does not give any guarantees, undertakings or warranties in relation to the accuracy completeness and up to date status of the above information.

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