The Diploma of Information Technology (DIT) ) lays foundations in computing, computer hardware and architecture, web and multimedia technologies, operating systems and database technologies. It is delivered as a hands-on practical experience and learning course with different computer technologies, in both individual and collaborative modes. It also provides appropriate entry points for employment in the IT industry or entry into the second year of a relevant Bachelor course.

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  • VTAC Code
  • 9470194712 (DFP)
  • 9470194713 (IFP)
  • UAC Code
  • 570120
  • CRICOS Course Code
  • 051115M (VIC)
  • 072666F (NSW)

Duration: 1 years [2 Trimesters]
Intake: March, July, November

Graduates of this course will:
  • Demonstrate coherent foundation knowledge of Information Technology principles and ICT core body of knowledge
  • Be able to describe key technologies and use them effectively in an organisation
  • Exercise critical thinking and problem-solving ability at an introductory level
  • Professional skills: show initiative, critical thinking, responsibility to themselves and others, adaptability
  • Be capable of independent learning
  • Demonstrate introductory research skills
  • Be able to adapt their knowledge to diverse environments
  • Be able to collaborate with others to achieve a common goal

Each unit consists of 15 credit points. A full time study load is 60 credit points each trimester, for two trimesters. It comprises of seven core units and one elective.

Trimester 1
BN101D Effective Participation at Work
BN102D Web Systems
BN104D Operating Systems

Trimester 2
BN105D Information Technology for Users in Organisations
BN107D Multimedia Systems
BN108D Programming for Networking
BN204D Database Technologies

BN103D Platform Technologies
DB102 Fundamentals of Marketing
DB103 Management Principles
DB104 Introductory Accounting
DB106 Economic Principles
DB107 Commercial Law
DB108 Business Statistics

Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision.  There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.

For graduates seeking immediate employment, the following are some of the entry level career opportunities:

Web programmer, help desk support, computer technician, data entry operator and IT sales consultant.

The Diploma of Information Technology is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) -

The entry requirements for undergraduate programs are outlined below:

Entry requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
Pre-requisites: None

Mature age entry

Mature-age applicants without formal qualifications may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate a range of attributes such as personal motivation, maturity and work experience or previous study. This is assessed on a case by case basis. Applicants are required to provide a personal statement outlining their interest, motivation and reasons for selecting the course including details of educational and any employment background.

As a minimum, applicants should have successfully completed an Australian year 12 or equivalent. For further country specific requirements, contact MIT Admissions Department. 

English Language Requirements - International Students

English language Proficiency tests Results Required
IELTS (Academic)

Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Overall score 60‐78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11, Speaking 17, Writing 20

PTE Academic

Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)

Cambridge CAE

CAE Score of 169 (no band less than 162)


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This course is in teach out mode and is not accepting new applications.