Digital is the way of the future

Information technology professionals contribute to business growth and organisational efficiency by monitoring and sustaining technology within an organisation, troubleshooting technical issues, controlling information systems, processing data and maintaining IP addresses. The Diploma of Information Technology will give you a broad understanding of all aspects of IT leading to further studies in information systems, networks and security and software development.

Key info

Campus:                    Mt Gravatt

Duration:                    2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes:                      Trimester 1, 2, 3

2018 fees:                A$20,000

Campus:                    Mt Gravatt

Duration:                    2 trimesters (8 months) or 3 trimesters (12 months)

Intakes:                      Trimester 1, 2, 3

CRICOS:                  026675J

2018 fees:               A$26,800

Program structure

First trimester

  • Programming I
  • Academic and Professional Skills Development for Science and Technology
  • Foundations of Computing Systems
  • Web Design and Development

Second trimester

  • Software Development
  • Introduction to Computer Systems Networks
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Introduction to Information Systems

Students who enter with an IELTS (or equivalent) < 6.0 will be required to undertake the free Language Development  Modules as part of their program.

Pathway options

Code

Program

Campus

Credit granted*

Assumed Knowledge

1538

Bachelor of Information Technology

Nathan

80 CP

English and Mathematics A or B

1539

Bachelor of Information Technology

Gold Coast

80 CP

English and Mathematics A or B

Credit eligibility for other programs

1541

Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media

Gold Coast / Nathan / South Bank

50 CP

English

1483

Bachelor of Laws

Nathan

40 CP

English

1484

Bachelor of Laws

Gold Coast

40 CP

English

Progression:

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

^Students will progress to their bachelor degree upon completion of their Griffith College diploma with a GPA equivalent to Griffith University’s admission rank requirement for entry to the bachelor program. Contact Griffith College for GPA to rank equivalencies.

Diploma students who do not meet the progression requirements for their pathway to Griffith University can apply for a place in their preferred degree via QTAC, and be considered along with other external applicants subject to QTAC admissions requirements and processes.

Code

Program

Campus

Credit granted*

Min. GPA Requirements^

English requirements

Assumed knowledge

1538

Bachelor of Information Technology

Nathan

80 CP

N/A

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English and Mathematics A or B

1539

Bachelor of Information Technology

Gold Coast

80 CP

N/A

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English and Mathematics A or B

Credit eligibility for other programs

  

1541

Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media

Gold Coast / Nathan / South Bank

50 CP

4.0

IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

English

1483

Bachelor of Laws

Nathan

40 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

English

1484

Bachelor of Laws

Gold Coast

40 CP

5.0

IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

English

Progression:

^International students must achieve the required minimum GPA to progress to their chosen Griffith College bachelor degree.

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

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“For me, studying at Griffith College was more than just having a pathway to university, it has been a good opportunity to develop my potential and enhance my language skills.”

RORY MURPHY

“I chose to study at Griffith College because it was the the best option to get an entry way into further studying. I've found that the smaller classes create a unique kind of atmosphere that allows you to learn more and to apply that knowledge in more specialised areas of interest.”

Potential career paths for degree graduates

  • Scientific Advisor
  • Application Programming
  • Database Design
  • Game Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Programming
  • Communications