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bachelor

Degree

Associate Degree of Information Technology

Course code: #CA99

bachelor

Degree

Associate Degree of Information Technology

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $33,360 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    4 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    079940C

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-March 01-January-2023 2023-01-01
Winter-July 01-May-2023 2023-05-01
Fall-March 01-January-2024 2024-01-01
Winter-July 01-May-2024 2024-05-01

Overview

Associate Degree of Information Technology

An Associate Degree in Information Technology at CQUniversity will provide a foundation to begin your pursuit of a fast-paced, challenging and dynamic career in the information technology industry.

The core units within this course will provide a solid grounding in the core body of information technology knowledge and skills defined by the Australian Computer Society. 

The course allows you a wide choice of electives to pursue your area of interest.

Completing an Associate Degree in Information Technology provides a gateway to various professions. 

Information technology specialists are sought-after in nearly every business or organisation and various employment fields ranging from finance, medicine, arts, education, the military and manufacturing to high-tech business.

Benefit from the flexibility to choose the study method that best suits you – an on-campus or online study in your home country.

Tailor your studies to suit your area of interest and select four elective units to expand your knowledge in a complementary discipline such as cyber security, application development, business analysis, blockchain technologies, gaming and more.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$44,160

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,224
Accommodation 1 bed room $10,800
Tuition 1 person $33,360

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Certified Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Certified translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

75
17
listening
17
writing
17
speaking
17
reading

PTE

54
46
listening
46
writing
46
speaking
46
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
COURSEEntry RequirementsLEAD TO
General English (GE)1IELTS 3.5 or equivalentGeneral English (GE)2
General English (GE)2IELTS 4.0 or equivalent or successful completion of GE1General English (GE)3
General English (GE)3IELTS 4.5 or equivalent or successful completion of GE2
  • General English (GE)4*
  • (EAP1)
General English (GE)4*IELTS 5.0 or equivalent or successful completion of GE3 
English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1)
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of GE3 at any CQUEnglish Language Centre
CQUniversity certificate or diploma
English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP2)
  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of EAP1
Most CQUniversity bachelor or masters (by coursework)
English for Academic Purposes 3 (EAP3)
  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of EAP2
Any CQUniversity course requiring IELTS 6.5.
IELTS Preparation
  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent; or
  • Successful completion of  English for Academic Purposes 3 (EAP3)
Courses requiring an IELTS Band 7

 

*GE4 is for students who want to continue developing their language skills in General English rather than Academic English. It does not provide a pathway into CQUniversity's main courses.


Academic background and requirement

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
  • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma-level qualification, or
  • Bachelor-level qualification study for at least 2 years full-time with a minimum overall GPA of 4.0 completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or the United States of America will meet the English proficiency.

China:

Gao San (Senior Middle 3): Grade average of 80% or Satisfactory completion of one year of study at a recognised tertiary or higher education institution 

 

India:

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) awarded by CBSE, ISC, West Bengal and Maharashtra boards: Minimum average of 60% in four academic subjects.

Higher Secondary Certificate from all other boards: Minimum average of 65% per cent in four academic subjects

 

Iran:

National High School Diploma Pre-University Year Certificate: Successful completion of High School and Pre-University Year Certificate with a minimum GPA of 13 or above (20 point scale)

Academic Pathway:

START UNI NOW (SUN)

SUN is a CQUniversity initiative that allows you to study CQUniversity units in senior high school. 

SUN allows you to enrol in various CQUniversity units (subjects) online, which you can combine with your regular high school work. 

After completing SUN, you may be eligible to apply for direct entry into an undergraduate degree at CQUniversity (excluding quota-managed courses).

ACADEMIC PREPARATION

CQUniversity offers a series of pre-university courses that provide excellent pathways into undergraduate and postgraduate degrees if you cannot meet the minimum academic or English language proficiency required for direct entry.

Career opportunities

  • Computer Technologist
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Communicator
  • Data Entry Officer
  • Database Manager
  • Internet and Web Developer
  • Network and Communication Technologist
  • Programmer
  • Project Management Supporter
  • Security Technologist
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst

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