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Diploma of Information Technology

- CRICOS Code 087943M Diploma of Information Technology
Location Curtin Singapore campus
Study method On-campus
Study mode Full-time
Intake February, July, November
Duration 16 months full-time (4 trimesters)

The Diploma of Information Technology addresses a significant market demand for skills associated with the design of distributed computing environments and the networks that underpin them.

Learn about computer technology, hardware and software, as well as computer communications and network management. Study the fundamentals of programming and theoretical knowledge of computing.

This course leads to the Bachelor of Computing (Cyber Security)*, Bachelor of Information Technology, and Bachelor of Science (Data Science).

*Progression hurdle applies for articulation into Bachelor of Computing

Admission criteria

Cut-off scores

Stage 1

QualificationScore
GCE O Level/SPM4 passes
Indonesia SMA27.0
Vietnam Year 116.0
India Year 10+150%
China SM270%
Australia Year 1150
IB Diploma Year 118

Stage 2

QualificationScore
GCE A Level/STPM2
Malaysia UEC2 B, 2 C
Indonesia SMA360%
Vietnam Year 126.0
India Year 10+255%
China SM370%
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE)50
IB Diploma20
SAT750

Essential course prerequisites

Mathematics.

Minimum English language entry requirements

Stage 1

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Writing5.0
Speaking5.0
Reading5.0
Listening5.0
Overall band score5.5

Stage 2

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Writing5.5
Speaking5.5
Reading5.5
Listening5.5
Overall band score5.5

Other notes

View the full list of entry requirements.

Fees

Tuition fee for local students  
Stage 1S$9,920
Stage 2S$11,333.33
Total tuition feeS$21,253.33
Tuition fee for international students 
Stage 1S$14,160
Stage 2S$16,000
Total tuition feeS$30,160

All fees are inclusive of 7% GST. Fees listed are indicative and subject to annual increases.

View our fees and charges page for full details.

Credit for previous study

If you have previously studied in this field, you are encouraged to contact Curtin Singapore to discuss eligibility for Credit for Recognised Learning (credit for unit exemptions).

Course Structure

Credits needed to graduate: 400.
Each unit is 25 credits unless stated otherwise.

Stage 1

Trimester 1

  • Academic Communication Skills
  • Academic Research and Writing
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Computer Skills

Trimester 2

  • Programming
  • Technical Mathematics
  • Management
  • Studies in Society

Stage 2

Trimester 3 and 4

Information Technology or Cyber Security Pathway

  • Integrating Indigenous Science and STEM
  • Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Fundamental Concepts of Data Security
  • Unix and C Programming
  • Computer Systems

Data Science Pathway

  • Integrating Indigenous Science and STEM
  • Linear Algebra and Statistics for Engineers
  • Fundamentals of Programming
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Fundamental Concepts of Data Security
  • Introduction to Probability and Data Analysis
  • Regression and Nonparametric Inference

Graduate with a Diploma of Information Technology certificate awarded by Curtin College.

Units are not necessarily shown in the order studied. Units are subject to change.