Information Technology

Information Technology

Information technology (IT) is fast-paced and ever-changing. More than ever, people and organisations are seeing opportunities to leverage IT, and as an IT professional you’re a vital part of this transformation. At Monash, we’re in the business of discovering how IT can help meet the key global challenges of the 21st century.

Choose your Monash College pathway

Monash College offers two pathways into Information Technology degrees at Monash University.

Pathway diagram Arts Business IT Science

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Foundation yearDiploma part 2
Where it leads

First year of:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science Advanced (Honours)
  • Information Technology

Second year of:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
Double degrees Yes, provided you meet the prerequisites Yes, provided you meet the prerequisites
Monash College Campus Bourke Street, Melbourne Clayton
Duration 12 months (standard program) 8 months
Specialisation General university preparation Information technology focused
Units studied Complete 2 English units + 6 electives.
Choose from 13 subjects.
Mathematics is a prerequisite.      
Complete 5 core Information Technology units + 3 electives. 
Fees A$26,500 (standard) A$29,400

Meet Daniel (Brunei)

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DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING (IT STREAM)

"IT changes all the time, and I like adapting to new things. I've learnt how to complete challenges with other people and I really enjoy working as a team. The learning at Monash College is very practical and interactive. We are always doing activities in our lectures and classes. Because we are learning the same subjects as university students, I know I'll be well-prepared to start at Monash University."


Rankings

45th

In the world for Engineering and Technology
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017)

76–100

In the world for Engineering, Technology and Computer Sciences
(Academic Ranking of World Universities by Field 2016)

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016

Computer Science and Information Systems 51–100

Specialisations

  • Business information systems
  • Computer networks and security
  • Computer science
  • Creative computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data science
  • Games design
  • Games development
  • Information and society
  • IT for business
  • Mobile apps development
  • Multimedia development
  • Software development
  • Software engineering
  • Web development

How we teach

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RISHAAD ABDOOLA
DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING/IT TEACHER

"Our approach focuses on a 'learning by doing' in a collaborative environment. We use the latest technology for interactive learning activities in our lectures."

Our graduates

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MAHDI KEMAL ASSEGAF, SINGAPORE AND INDONESIA
DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING (IT STREAM)
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS
ASSISTANT VICE PRESIDENT, DEUTSCHE BANK

"Monash College is a good bridge to bring you up to the standard expected at Monash University. After studying, I joined the banking sector as graduate management trainee in DBS Bank. Now I work for Deutsche Bank, where I develop innovative solutions to global business problems. I'm also setting up a new business in Jakarta."