Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

From the food on our plates to the money in our bank accounts, our lives rely on technology.

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Professional industry certifications

Gain specialised skills that are in high demand by employers.

Learn from industry professionals

Learn from software developers, cybersecurity specialists, game designers and other ICT professionals.

Build ICT solutions for global impact

Learn and apply real world tools and technologies to solve ICT problems.

Study options in this degree

Study a broad range of ICT topic, and gain industry relevant skills and certifications. During your studies, you’ll choose up to four of the below units.

After completing this unit, you will be given the option to complete a Unity certification course at the conclusion of the unit. The Unity certification is designed for future developers who want to create their own game or apps, or plan to attend further study in game development, STEM, or animation.

Upon completing this unit, you will have the opportunity to complete Cisco Certified Technician certification. Holding Cisco credentials shows you have the skills to successfully perform onsite support and maintenance of Cisco networking devices.

After concluding this unit, you will be provided the opportunity to obtain the Fortinet Cybersecurity Awareness and Technical (NSE 1–3) professional industry certification. This will provide you with an independent validation of your network security skills and experience.

Studying this unit will provide you with the opportunity to apply for the PMBOK Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) professional industry certification. Possessing PMBOK certification shows your ability to manage larger projects and general project management skills.

After completing this unit, you will be given the option to complete a Unity certification course. The Unity certification is designed to showcase your programming skills, demonstrating competencies from debugging to user interface.

After finalising this unit, you will receive the opportunity to obtain the Unity Certified User: VR Developer professional industry certification. The Unity certification is designed to highlight your virtual reality skills, demonstrating to employers or further study programs your competency.

After studying this unit you will have the opportunity to complete the AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials training and prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner (Foundational) certification. Holding AWS certification demonstrates your understanding AWS Cloud and your ability to utilise it.

Completing this unit will provide you with the opportunity to prepare for the Splunk Core Certified User certification exam.

Further study options

Completed an Undergraduate Certificate in ICT Professional Practice and looking for the next step? Study a Diploma in ICT Professional Practice and complete an additional four units while gaining professional industry certifications.

For postgraduate course information, please visit Information Technology and Systems

Find out more about what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and scholarships - and to apply.

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Career opportunities

Whether it's designing apps or websites, running virtual reality tours, building the latest gaming sensation, or working at a bank leading advancement in cyber security, a career in Information and Communication Technology will set you up for life.

Careers relating to technology are growing, with employers demanding technical expertise across a wide variety of different industries. The employment demand for ICT workers is forecast to grow by 100,000 between 2018 and 2024. Here are some of the top jobs projected to grow in the next five years according to the National Skills Commission five year projections from November 2020 to November 2025.


ICT Business and Systems Analysts

Projected increase by 2025


Software and Applications Programmers

Projected increase by 2025


Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

Projected increase by 2025

Studying Information and Communication Technology

Student experience

"I like IT because I can put things together and actually see them come into life and become not just words on a screen but actually something you can interact with, you can test, you can show people. You can see it grow from just a little idea into this big full-on product."

Jesse Cunningham, Information and Communication Technology