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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 Information Technology


Admission criteria

Cut-off scores

Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 1)

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

Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 2)

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

Essential course prerequisites


Minimum English language entry requirements

Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 1)

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Overall band score5.5

Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 2)

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)    
Overall band score5.5

Other notes

View the full list of entry requirements.


Tuition fee for local students Fee before 9% GSTFee including 9% GST
Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 1)S$10,640 $11,597.60
Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 2)S$11,200 $12,208
Total tuition feeS$21,840S$23,805.60
Tuition fee for international studentsFee before 9% GSTFee including 9% GST
Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 1)S$15,200S$16,568
Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 2)S$16,000S$17,440
Total tuition feeS$31,200S$34,008

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.

Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 1)

Trimester 1

  • Academic Research and Writing
  • Mathematics 1
  • Computer Skills
  • Studies in Society

Trimester 2

  • Academic Communication Skills
  • Programming
  • Technical Mathematics
  • Management

Diploma of Information Technology (Stage 2)

Trimester 3 and 4

Information Technology 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

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.