Course Details



Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location

New South Wales

Course Starts

Oct 3, 2023


5 terms

Course Code

UAC CODE: 301006

Macquarie University

Diploma of Information Technology


The Diploma of Information Technology introduces you to the fundamental concepts of business systems, computer science, cybersecurity, database design, games design, programming and software engineering.

The diploma is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. If you successfully complete the diploma and meet the entry requirements, you can progress directly into the second year of the following degrees without losing any time, as you’ll receive credit for the units you complete in the diploma: Bachelor of Business Analytics, Bachelor of Cyber Security, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a specialisation in Software Engineering, Bachelor of Game Design and Development, Bachelor of Information Technology.

Key features

  • Fast-track to the second year of a bachelor degree

    Undertake this diploma and be ideally prepared for entry into the second year of a Macquarie bachelor degree.

  • Deeply engage with your chosen area

    Study two units in each term: computer programming, database design, cybersecurity and science communication.

  • Improve your academic knowledge and study skills

    Undertake teaching and learning activities that will hep you improve your academic knowledge and study skills.

  • Enjoy small class sizes and extra support

    Study in small classes and get personalised support from our highly qualified and experienced teachers.

For more information, visit Macquarie University