Diploma of Computing

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.
(This program will be replaced by the Diploma of Information Technology in 2019)

Your pathway to Deakin University


Year Duration International Students Australian Students


2 trimesters (Fast track)
3 trimesters (Standard track)

A$26,700 (A$3337.5 per unit)

A$21,400 ($2675 per unit)




  • Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Jakarta, Indonesia


  • Eight to twelve months


  • March, June and October


  • 022638B

Course structure

Complete and pass eight units

Core Units

Choose from:

  • SIT101 Fundamentals of Information Technology (last offering to current students only)
  • SIT102 Introduction to Programming
  • SIT103 Data and Information Management
  • SIT104 Introduction to Web Development (last offering to current students only)
  • SIT105 Thinking Technology and Design
  • SIT111 Algorithms and Computing Systems
  • SIT112 Data Science Concepts
  • SIT113 Cloud Computing and Virtualisation
  • SIT120 Introduction to Apps Design
  • SIT151 Game Fundamentals
  • SIT153 Introduction to Game Programming
  • SIT161 Principles of Interactive Media
  • SIT162 Introduction to Creative Technologies
  • SIT182 Real World Practices for Cyber Security
  • SIT190 Introductory Mathematical Methods
  • SIT191 Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
  • SIT192 Discrete Mathematics
    Note: Some subjects may not be available every trimester.


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