Connect technical knowledge with problem-solving skills as an information technology (IT) specialist– and prepare for a career in one of the 21st century’s most in-demand fields.
- Build a broad range of skills, including web and software development, systems analysis, programming and networking.
- Work in high-tech labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access.
- Get industry experience while you study with opportunities for hands-on experience with our industry partners, including Microsoft, CISCO, Oracle, Optus, and Pivot Maritime International.
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projected rise in database & systems administrators & ICT security roles until 2026
National Skills Commission 2021
median weekly earnings for full-time software and applications programmers
La Trobe undergraduates found employment within four months of graduation
Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) 2021
After you graduate, you could work across a range of industries – including technology, communications, education, finance, government, healthcare and energy.
Design, test and develop software to meet user needs. Write code for programs and applications that can adapt and respond to evolving online threats.
Develop, install and provide maintenance support across network and computer systems including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), network segments, intranets and other data communication systems.
Analyse software, hardware and information systems to ensure they're appropriate for the business or client and help to develop and improve these systems and workflows.
Use data science to design and develop machine learning systems that perform statistical analysis and help to drive innovation in artificial intelligence.
Understand complex data and leverage it to the advantage of businesses and organisations.
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