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Diploma Of Information Technology Networking

  • Duration : 2 Years
  • Intake : Mar,Aug
  • Level : Undergraduate Diploma
  • Tuition & fees : $ 14,990 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 65
  • PTE : 42

About this course

In the Diploma of Information Technology Networking students will gain the skills and knowledge needed to install and manage networks either as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team. Students will learn how to install and administer Linux and Microsoft  operating systems. There is emphasis on virtualisation and network security. Students will explore new technologies related to the cloud and Internet of Things. They may also have the opportunity to undertake the Cisco Certified Network Associate program.

Career opportunities

Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include:

  • customer support
  • database support
  • help desk professional
  • help desk specialist
  • network and system administrator
  • network support technician
  • PC support technician
  • system and network security professional
  • system and network technician
  • technical support - sustainability
  • user support technician

Pathways from this qualification include ICT advanced diploma or vocational graduate certificate qualifications, or other relevant higher education sector qualifications.

Aims and objectives

To provide students with the skills and knowledge in the installation and management of networks, and enable an individual to be effective in network management, either as an independent ICT specialist or as part of a team. The aim is also to enable students to gain the skills to continue to higher education courses.

Swinburne University of Technology Highlights

University Type Public
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1908
Student Ratio (Female to Male) 38:62
Graduate Employability Rate 84.8%
No. of Courses 261
No. of International Students 26%
Cost of Attendance AUD 20,000 – AUD 50,000 (annually)
Applications Accepted Agent/Online
Work-Study Available
Intake Type Semester wise
Mode of Program Full time; part time and online

Swinburne University of Technology  Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

Department Name Total Fee (UG)
Arts and Humanities AUD 19,698 – AUD 24,623
Aviation AUD 32,874
Business AUD 32,874 – AUD 41,093
Design AUD 19,698 – AUD 28,077
Engineering AUD 39,070 – AUD 49,845
Health Sciences AUD 28,077 – AUD 35,096
Sciences and IT AUD 28,077 – AUD 37,436
Law AUD 43,832
Media and Communication AUD 19,698 – AUD 24,623
Nursing AUD 26,400

Swinburne University of Technology Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply through an agent or apply through the online portal.
  • Common requirements: Attach (translated) certified academic transcripts, work/academic experience (if any), referee reports, along with degree/diploma (for PG admissions).
  • Additional requirements: Official financial statement, copy of passport- photo page, visa details, portfolio (for design courses), etc.
  • Application deadlines: Semester 1: 15 December; Semester 2: 31 May The following table shows English Proficiency Test score requirements for UG and PG admissions:

Swinburne University of Technology English language requirements 

Test UG Courses Requirement PG Courses Requirement
IELTS (Academic) 6.0 6.5
PTE 50 58
TOEFL (IBT) 75 79
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 14,990

Hostel & Meals :

$ 12,852


$ 27,842

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