Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

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La Trobe University Online (Delivered by Didasko)
  • Awarded by

    La Trobe University Online (Delivered by Didasko)

  • Qualification

    Bachelor's Degree + Undergraduate Unit

  • Study Mode


  • Payment Options

    HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    3 years full-time

  • Start Date

    Monthly intakes – enquire now!

  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Systems Analyst | Software Engineer | Database Manager | Analyst Programmer | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    The Bachelor of Applied Information Technology, offered by La Trobe University, provides a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in information technology, as well as the opportunity to explore focus areas such as information systems, software development, computer networks and web development.

    In the first year of the course, students focus on the fundamentals of IT, including programming, databases and internet client/network engineering. Then you'll move on to more specialised areas, such as app development, operating systems, project management, computer science mathematics, and various industry projects.

    Delivered by Didasko, this course combines online study with early entry into the workforce, providing students with essential IT industry certifications. 

    With a Bachelor of Applied Information Technology, you'll gain a strong foundation of IT knowledge 

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

    • Have basic computer skills; AND
    • Provide a copy of your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education (year 12 certificate); OR
    • If you don't have a year 12 certificate, you must be assessed as displaying a required level of competence in both reading and numeracy. Upon discussion with a Careers Consultant you will be provided with a link and access to an Pre-enrolment Assessment which you must complete; AND
    • If you are not at least 18 years of age, parental consent will be required by completing an appropriate form.
  • Subject Breakdown

    In this IT course, the subjects you may study include:

    • CSE1ISX - Information Systems
    • CSE1ITX - Information Technology Fundamentals
    • CSE1PGX - Programming Environment
    • CSE1STX - Sustainability Practices in Information Technology
    • CSE1VAX - Vendor Certification for Information Technology A
    • CSE2DBX - Database Fundamentals
    • CSE2ICX - Internet Client Engineering
    • CSE2NFX - Network Engineering Fundamentals
    • CSE2MAX - Mobile application development with Android
    • CSE2OSX - Operating Systems
    • CSE2PMX - Project Management
    • CSE2VIX - Virtualization in computing
    • CSE2CNX - Computer Networks
    • CSE2DMX - Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science
    • CSE2VEX - Vendor certification for information technology E
    • CSE2VFX - Vendor certification for information technology F
    • CSE2SDX - Information Systems Development
    • CSE1OFX - Object Oriented Programming Fundamentals
    • CSE1IOX - Intermediate Object-Oriented Programming
    • CSE2BVX - Vendor certification for information technology B
    • CSE2CVX - Vendor certification for information technology C
    • CSE2DVX - Vendor certification for information technology D
    • CSE3PAX - Industry project 3A
    • CSE3PBX - Industry project 3B
    • CSE3PEX - Professional Environment
  • Why La Trobe University Online (Delivered by Didasko)?

    La Trobe University and Didasko have partnered to bring you the most respected online qualifications in Australia. Graduate with an applied degree in IT and join over 35,000 students who have been taught by some of the best, or opt to undertake an applied degree in business and gain a variety of new skills that you can apply just about anywhere. Whatever you study, La Trobe-Didasko is committed to offering students an engaging, flexible and practical learning experience with their 100% online curriculum. This means you can enjoy the ease of studying at a time and place that’s convenient for you.

    Studying with La Trobe means you’ll have access to support staff and academic teams who will not only guide you through your studies, but also help you get job-ready.

    You’ve got the qualification, now what? Their Career Support Centre will help you conquer your career goals and land your dream job... they’ll even help you prepare a standout CV and cover letter!

  • Where will this course take you?

    La Trobe online applied degrees have three nested qualifications within them. This gives you comfort that should you need to exit the degree early (subject to satisfactory completion) you will be awarded the highest nested qualification achieved. This could be an applied diploma (end year 1), or an applied associate degree (end year 2). You will be awarded a Bachelor of Applied Business from La Trobe University when you successfully complete all three years. Please note that the degree will only issue one qualification.

    With the essential industry skills and technical knowledge embedded in the course, graduates will be prepared to pursue roles bridging the gap between technical and management personnel.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.

  • Let's talk price

    Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to assist with your fees. A Government contribution of $10,432 will be made per year if you meet the relevant HECS-HELP residency requirements. Student contribution is $9,185 per year.

    La Trobe University also offers an upfront payment option.


    You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year). 


    Find out more about government study loans here.

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