Course Details



Study Load

Full Time

Course Location

New South Wales

Macquarie University

Diploma of Information Technology

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

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.


Core Zone 80 credit points


  • Contact Macquarie University for more information

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 (or equivalent) qualification with a minimum Selection Rank of 60
  • HSC (or interstate) board exam with minimum average mark* of 60
  • International students must be at least 17 years of age at the time of commencement and have a qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12