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Diploma of Science (Computing/IT)

The Diploma of Science (Computing / IT) introduces students to the discipline areas of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Internet Technology, Computer Security, Information Technology and other emerging areas.

Your direct pathway to Edith Cowan University

High School

 

2nd year Edith Cowan University

 

Fees 2017

Program CRICOS Course Code Duration International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

Diploma
(Year 1)

092035E

2 or 3 trimesters

A$20,600
($2,575 per unit)

$11,600
($1,450 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

Diploma
(Year 2)

092035E

2 or 3 trimesters

A$26,160
($3,270 per unit)

A$11,840
($1,480 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

 

Fees 2018

Program CRICOS Course Code Duration International Students Australian Students FEE-HELP

Diploma
(Year 1)

092035E

2 or 3 trimesters

$21,300
($2,662 per unit)

$12,500
($1,562 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

Diploma
(Year 2)

092035E

2 or 3 trimesters

$28,800
($3,600 per unit)

$12,700
($1,587 per unit)

Available for Australian Citizens

 

Your Computing/IT pathway

if you have…

✓ Completed Year 12 (or the equivalent in your country).

Diploma of Science (Computing/IT) (Year 2)

8 university equivalent units studied over 2 or 3 trimesters. Equivalent to Year 1 of the respective ECU bachelor degree.

Direct Entry into Year 2 at ECU

Choose from the bachelor degrees listed below.

 


or if you have…

✓ Completed Year 11 (or the equivalent in your country).

Diploma of Science (Computing/IT) (Year 1)

8 units studied over 2 or 3 trimesters to embed fundamental academic skills.

Diploma (Year 2)

Equivalent to Year 1 of the respective ECU bachelor degree.

 

Location

Duration

8 or 12 months

Intakes

February, June, October

Diploma of Science (Computing/IT) (Year 1) units

Student must complete the following units:

  • Workplace Communication - Employability
  • Introductory Computing
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Communication Skills
  • Project Management
  • Information Design
  • Introductory Applied Maths
  • English Language Enhancement

Diploma of Science (Computing/IT) (Year 2) units

Student must complete the following core units

Core units

  • Communicating in an IT Environment
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • System Analysis
  • Programming Principles
  • Applied Communications
  • Computer Security
  • Operating Systems
  • Systems and Database Design

Entry into 2nd year of

  • Bachelor of Computer Science (majors in, Cyber Security, Software Engineering) 8 units (120 credit points)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (majors in, Cyber Security, Software Engineering) 8 units (120 credit points)
  • Bachelor of Science (Cyber Security) 8 units (120 credit points)