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Associate Degree of Information Technology

By studying the Associate Degree of Information Technology from CQUniversity Australia you will obtain the foundation to begin your pursuit of a career in information technology. You will gain a broad understanding and knowledge of a range of areas within the IT industry.

The core units within this course will provide you with a solid grounding in the core body of information technology knowledge and skills as defined by the Australian Computer Society. The course allows you a wide choice of electives to pursue your area of interest.

By completing an Associate Degree of Information Technology it provides you with a gateway to a wide variety of professions. Information technology specialists are sought after in nearly every business or organisation and in a range of employment fields ranging from finance, medicine, arts, education, the military and manufacturing to high-tech business.

Quick Facts

 
Duration: 2 years full-time
Intake: March / July / November
Tuition Fee: AUD 33 360 per year
Location: Brisbane, Cairns*, Melbourne, Rockhampton North*, Sydney, Townsville*, Online

* Variation to term availability, check Handbook for more details.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

On completion of the Information Technology program from CQUniversity Australia, you will be able to pursue employment opportunities in many sectors including finance, medicine, arts, education, the military, manufacturing and business, in fields such as:

  • computer technology
  • business analysis
  • data communication
  • data entry
  • database management
  • internet and web development
  • network and communication technology
  • programming
  • project management support
  • security
  • software development
  • systems analysis.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

This course has been accredited at the associate level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

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WHY STUDY AT CQUNIVERSITY

CQUniversity’s Information Technology (IT) courses recognise the impact of IT on all aspects of our day-to-day lives.  We offer a wide range of study options leading to traditional IT qualifications, as well as specialist areas such as aviation technology and multimedia studies.

All of our courses are flexible, with most courses offering you the choice to study either full-time or part-time and either on-campus or by online study. This means you can individually tailor your learning to suit your personal and professional needs.

At CQUniversity, we provide just the right mix of theory and practical experience to ensure that you graduate work ready, making you attractive to employers and helping to widen your career options.  In some of our courses you will also be given the opportunity to pursue paid work placements where you can earn while you learn.

Unlike most other IT courses, our focus extends beyond teaching just the technical aspects but focuses on delivering a unique personal approach to teaching.  Every course is delivered by our supportive lecturers and staff who offer industry-relevant and real-work experience, from areas such as IT specialists, programmers and graphic designers.

Our courses are monitored and upgraded to ensure they stay current, are at the leading edge of new developments, and in line with the latest industry practices.  We also have a host of new IT projects coming online, so there has never been a better time to enjoy the benefits that CQUniversity offers and boost your prospects for a successful career in IT.

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