Choose Information and Communication Technology at La Trobe

  • Get advanced skills and knowledge to launch a global career in ICT.
  • Develop high-level skills through the practical industry, IT and software projects.
  • Learn about project management, system design, testing and documentation as you go.
  • Follow your interests with our huge range of computer science, electronic engineering and networking electives.
  • Learn at your own pace with options for acceleration and advanced standing.
  • Study overseas with one of our partner universities.

Career outcomes

The global shortage of skilled ICT professionals means you'll be sought-after on a global scale for a diverse range of roles across multiple sectors.

This course equips you for management, research and development roles in:

  • systems and security engineering.
  • software and hardware.
  • network design, management and engineering.
  • data communications.
  • telecommunications.
  • application protocol.
  • wireless networks and more.

It also prepares you for roles as a:

  • systems analyst.
  • information technology consultant.
  • information systems administrator.
  • software and applications trainer.
  • systems engineer.
  • security engineer and more.

What you'll learn

How to:

  • develop solutions to real problems in team and individual environments.
  • manage communication between upper management and technology specialists.
  • deal with social and ethical issues like computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches.
  • implement technical programs including e-commerce, data systems and mobile applications.
  • develop software, websites and IT systems.


Australian Bachelor's degree or international equivalent, in computer science, information technology, computer engineering, electronic engineering or communication/telecommunication engineering with a credit average or higher.

International students need an overall academic IELTS (or equivalent) score of 6.5. Find out more about English language requirements.

Program taught in:
  • English

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
18 - 24 months
16,640 AUD
annual fee based on 120 credit points, Australian students. International students $27,350 annual fee based on 120 credit points.
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