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Undergraduate

Diploma of Information Technology

2020

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Overview
Location
CRICOS Code
CDU Waterfront Darwin
0100740
Course location
CDU Waterfront Darwin
Course Duration
Full-time
1 year/s
Part-time
Not Available
Annual Fee
$28,000.00
Availability for Admission
Domestic
No
International
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

YINTI1

Award
Diploma of Information Technology
Faculty/College
CDU International College
Sector
HE
Area of study
Engineering and IT

The Diploma of Information Technology is designed to reflect general degree course objectives and build towards the graduate attributes of Charles Darwin University. These attributes describe creative, flexible and socially responsible graduates who are able to the acquire, understand and apply concepts and knowledge with a high level of skills in communication, leadership and team work.

The Up Education approach meets this commitment to learning through a focus on students, high quality teaching, strict academic standards and helping students to be well-rounded.

The Diploma Information Technology has been developed to parallel the existing first year course with the added dimensions of Academic English development, increased contact time with staff and focus on linguistic and cultural gaps that will exist for many students in first year units. Successful completion of this course allows you to enter the second year of the following courses at CDU: Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Computer Science.

Credit transfers & pathways

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

International applications

All International applicants must apply through StudyLink unless currently studying year 12 in Australia. Only International applicants currently studying year 12 in Australia should apply via SATAC.

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  • This course is accredited by the University for delivery in 2020.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 5.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

The information provided for this course was valid for the final year of enrolment. Students continuing in this course may find there have been some changes to the unit availability. Students should, in the first instance, refer to the recommended study plan in the newest version of this course to make their unit selection for the current year.

Every re-enrolling student will be able to complete their current course of study. As a continuing student you should always consider transferring to the newest course version to enable you to take advantage of new and exciting changes to university programs. Students electing not to transfer should refer to the transitional arrangements where provided.

If you have any queries, or concerns about your course progression you would like clarified, please contact Student Central on freecall 1800 061 963 or student.central@cdu.edu.au.

 

A candidate must successfully complete 8 units totalling 80 credit points (cp) over two semesters (4 units each semester) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

All units are scheduled for six contact hours per week over a 12-week teaching semester.

Unit type

Credit Points

Specific requirements
Core Units
(7 units)

70cp

Core units totalling 70 credit points as detailed below. 

IDC101 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability
IDC102 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
IDC103 Business and Professional Communications
IDI101 Computing Fundamentals
IDI102 Software Now
IDI103 Statistics
IDI104 Operating Systems and Applications
 

Specialist Elective Units
(1 units)

10cp

Specialist Elective unit totalling 10 credit points selected from the units listed below.

IDB101 Quantitative Analysis for Business
IDB102 Introduction to Business Law
IDB103 Introduction to Management
IDB104 Business Economics
IDA101 Introduction to Accounting
IDM101 Fundamentals of Marketing
 

Electives
(0 units)
0cp There are no elective units available in this course.
 

80cp

Total Credit Points

 

Study plan

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Calendar Year 1
IDC101 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CO IDC102 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO    
IDC103 Business and Professional Communications CO IDI102 Software Now CO    
IDI101 Computing Fundamentals CO IDI104 Operating Systems and Applications CO    
IDI103 Statistics CO Specialist elective SE    

Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1
    IDC102 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO IDC101 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CO
    IDI101 Computing Fundamentals CO IDC103 Business and Professional Communications CO
    IDI104 Operating Systems and Applications CO IDI102 Software Now CO
    Specialist elective CO IDI103 Statistics SE

Students commencing in Summer Semester

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in summer semester and enrolling in a standard load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Calendar Year 1
        IDC101 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CO
        IDC103 Business and Professional Communications CO
        IDI101 Computing Fundamentals CO
        IDI103 Statistics CO
Calendar Year 2
IDC102 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO                                                                  
IDI102 Software Now CO        
IDI104 Operating Systems and Applications CO        
Specialist elective SE        

Course fees

International tuition fees

The annual course tuition fee for full time study of 80 credit points for commencing students in 2020 is AUD $28,000.00.
These fees are subject to annual increases each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

You can find a list of International fees and payments you can expect to pay as part of your studies in Australia.

CDU offers a number of scholarships to international students to assist with the cost of study.

Domestic students - undergraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UAC

MyNextCourse

Direct applications are for those students who have previously completed one of the following courses at CDU:

  • Certificate IV
  • Diploma
  • Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP)
  • Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS)
  • Undergraduate Degree

MyNextCourse

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

Are you applying as an International Student?

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

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