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College of Engineering, IT & Environment

Information Technology

Develop in-demand skills across multiple IT sectors.

When you study Information Technology at CDU you will immerse yourself in our interactive learning environment and use state-of-the-art technologies and methodologies to prepare for a career in your chosen field.

Demand is our top priority; we decide what courses we are going to run based on industry intel and employment opportunities. 

Cyber Security

Cyber security is one of the hot topics right now. With the rapid growth in technology-related crimes, Individuals, businesses and government face serious threats from hackers, breaches and compliance issues.

Software Engineering

Software engineering students work with a variety of programming languages, such as C++ and Java. Senior projects and internships provide students with the ability to solve real-world problems and often lead to job offers after graduation. 

Data Science & Information Systems

Our data science courses will equip you with the technical and analytical skills needed to manage Information Systems' data and gain useful insights from massive data sets in these systems. Students will develop an understanding of how to use technology for efficient and effective data collection, conversion, analysis, visualisation and interpretation in Information Systems.


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  • IT Code Fair

    IT Code Fair

    Each year CDU hosts the IT Code Fair. The event aims to encourage and support our students' talents as well as showcase their work to University, industry communities and future employers.

    As part of the Code Fair, we celebrate the International Hour of Code with code hour workshops at secondary schools.

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  • Charles Darwin University IT Code Fair Team members Drs Sami Azam, Cherry Narumon Sriratanaviriyakul and Bharanidharan Shanmugam who are one of three CDU teams to receive a citation at the Australian Awards for University Teaching

    CDU teams recognised in national university teaching awards

    Three teams from Charles Darwin University have received citations at the Australian Awards for University Teaching.

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    Cyber Security Challenge

    The Cyber Security Challenge is a hacking competition run by an alliance of Australian Government, business and academic professionals who are committed to finding the next generation of Australian cyber security talent.

    Every year, CDU students compete in the Cyber Security Challenge testing their technical skills and gaining valuable industry exposure.

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