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Sydney Institute of Business and Technology - SIBT(Navitas)

Sydney , NSW ,Australia

Diploma of Information Technology

The Diploma of Information Technology is ideal for students wishing to pursue a career in IT. It provides a broad introduction to computer science, so you can pursue further studies in specialisations such as software design, information systems and web design. You will progress to the second year of the bachelor’s degree program, and can tailor this towards your career ambitions. The Diploma of Information Technology may also lead to entry level positions in the IT industry, such as help desk roles.

The course can be completed over two or three sessions. It comprises of core (mandatory) and elective units. Students will study 8 units in total from the list below.

Core units

  • COMM103 Writing and Research for Science and Engineering
  • COMM108 Digital Media Principles
  • ITEC101 Principles of Business Information Systems
  • ITEC102 Introduction to Programming
  • ITEC103 Introduction to Software Design
  • ITEC150 Systems Design and Data Management
  • Choose 2 elective units
  • ENGN100 Fundamentals of Digital Technology and Design
  • MATH102 Introduction to Statistics*
  • MATH100 Mathematics A*

Our friendly Student Advisors will help you to choose the most appropriate elective units for your program.

You will be required to undertake a Maths Readiness Test prior to finalising enrolment. The Readiness Test will determine if you will need to take an additional support maths program.

Assumed knowledge
To meet the entry requirements for this diploma program, it is assumed that students have completed Australian year 12 maths or equivalent. If not, students may be required to study a bridging subject or support maths program.


  • March
  • July
  • Oct

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
GTE/Possible Interview call
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Artificial intelligence, database administration, e-commerce, language technology, multimedia and internet development, networking, programming, system analysis, communication technologies, various IT roles.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

For India

Indian Higher Secondary School Certificate (State Boards)

  • Higher Secondary Certificate (Year 12) with an average 55% or above in 4 subjects.

All India School Certificate (CBSE)

  • Successful completion of AISCE (CBSE) with an overall GPA of 50% in best 4 subjects.

Indian School Certificate (ISC)

  • Successful completion of ISCE with an overall GPA of 50% in best 4 subjects

For Bangladesh

  • Higher School Certificate (Year 12) with a GPA of 3.0 of above.

For Nepal

  • Higher Secondary Certificate with an average of 50% in 4 subjects (not including native language) / HSC 1st Division.

For Pakistan

  • Intermediate/Higher Secondary School Certificate with an average of 50% for 4 subjects.

For Sri Lanka

  • GCE A Level with passes in 2 academic subjects.


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  • Course Code: 053277K
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Under Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 30800 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 24505 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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