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IT and Network Engineering

Forge an IT career in network security, data analytics, web design and development, application development, information systems, or systems development.

We offer ICT courses in data science, cyber security, network and software engineering online on campus, part-time or full-time, so you can study where, when and how it suits you.

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Choose CDU for IT courses

  • 100% flexible study that suits you

    Choose to study online or on campus, part-time or full-time

  • #4 in Australia for engineering and technology starting salary

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2024

  • 30 years' experience in distance and online education

    We have what it takes to support flexible study

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Why study an IT and network engineering degree?

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Forge your own career on the edge of innovation and make your mark on the way our modern society operates with your choice of Information Technology courses at Charles Darwin University.

Our IT and networking engineering courses are designed to meet the ever-changing demands of the industry. We offer degrees in network engineering, computer science, information technology, software engineering, cybersecurity, information systems, data science and more, depending on your interests and career goals. ​​​​​​

From protecting Australians from cybercrime to developing intelligent applications or solving problems using technology, the IT courses at CDU will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to future-proof your career.

Studying information technology and network engineering online

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Find absolute flexibility in CDU’s online courses for IT. Choose to learn online or on campus, full-time or part-time, with the ability to switch between modes of study when needed.

Learn in an immersive, interactive learning environment where you’ll develop in-demand skills in the major areas of IT from network security and data analytics all the way to web and application development, information systems, systems development and more. ​​​​​​

Alongside an easy-to-use online learning platform, known as Learnline, CDU offers 24/7 academic and tech support to ensure our students enrolled in online IT courses feel just as supported as those who study on campus. ​​​

Learn more about CDU’s online study experience.

Your career in information technology and network engineering

Study IT and network engineering at CDU

If you’ve got an analytical mind and love problem solving, perseverance and continuous learning, step into the varied and exciting IT careers space.

The tech industry continues to be a diverse, lucrative career choice, but the diversity of IT careers sees demand for skilled professionals across most industries and sectors. During your IT course at CDU you will have developed many skills that are valued across the board, including heightened analytical reasoning, creative and logical thinking, project planning, adaptability and more. 

As one of the fastest growing sectors here in Australia and around the globe, graduates of our IT courses and network engineering courses are often spoiled for choice when it comes to employment. Many IT graduates find roles as programmers, software developers, network engineers and web designers, though a world of opportunity awaits in an ever-changing industry at the forefront of technology.

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