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Top Computer Science diploma courses in Australia


Australia is a popular destination for international students. With a strong economy, work benefits for many new graduates, a relaxed culture, and a high-quality education system, it’s easy to see why.

If you're looking to get an international qualification in computer science, check out these top computer diploma courses in Australia.

1. Diploma of Software Development, South Western Sydney Institute of TAFE

Total course fee: PHP385,010

This course is for people who want to be competent in leading the analysis, implementation and management of emerging and converging information and communication technologies as they are integrated into the business process to support organisational strategic goals. Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: chief information officer, information systems manager, information technology director, information technology manager, senior infrastructure delivery manager and service delivery manager.

2. Diploma of Information Technology - Computer Systems and Networking (CSN), Curtin College

Total course fee: PHP1,326,804

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.

3. Diploma of Digital and Interactive Games (Programming), Northern Sydney Institute of TAFE

Total course fee: PHP331,701

This course is for people who want be competent in a variety of skills areas within the digital and interactive games industry. It provides an opportunity to develop programming skills required in the development of digital games briefs either as a small independent specialist or as part of a larger team. Persons can work in new and emerging games genres, such as online game development, mobile device gaming, interactive internet and TV game development.

4. Diploma of Computing, Deakin College

Total course fee: PHP1,054,335

The Diploma of Computing consists of Deakin University's first year degree units and provides you with the foundation for further study in areas of Computer Science, Cyber Security and Information Technology.

5. Diploma of Computer Science (Extended), Edith Cowan College

Total course fee: PHP908,229

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.

6. Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Technology, Kangan Institute

Total course fee: PHP458,063

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to coordinate and administer the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of a range of networks, enterprise servers and systems including internetworking, security and e-business solutions. Graduates may work as an independent information and communications technology specialist or as part of a team.

7. Diploma of Digital Design, Academy of Information Technology

Total course fee: PHP758,173

From fundamental design theory and core principles to advanced techniques, this in-depth program will teach you how to conceptualise and visually execute ideas across multiple media platforms, including digital media, using best-practice design principles. You’ll gain valuable expertise in pitching creative work to prospective clients - and you’ll have the ability to complement your studies with electives such as gaming, web, film, modelling, graphics or animation.

8. Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security, Box Hill Institute of TAFE

Total course fee: PHP759,753

Cyber security is one of the fastest growing fields in the information technology industry and with our cyber security course, you’ll maximise your career opportunities. Gain the skills and knowledge needed for a career as a cyber security paraprofessional.

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With a strong economy and student-friendly post-study opportunities, it is easy to see why Australia is a popular study destination for international students.

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