Does future focused technology ignite your interest? Do you have a passion for computers? Are you curious to discover how things work? Tomorrow’s web designers, software engineers and app developers take their first step with a UTS Information Technology degree.

Our focus is to build your skills, develop your confidence and prepare you for success at university, and in your future career in Information Technology. We offer the UTS Foundation Studies (for international students only) and a Diploma of Information Technology pathway, which leads straight into the second year of your UTS IT degree*.

*Subject to successful completion of a diploma with the required Grade Point Average (GPA) and depends on the course you choose.

Diploma of Information Technology

Get on track for entry to the second year of UTS Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, with our Diploma of Information Technology. Created in partnership with UTS, our curriculum prepares you for university with projects, collaborations and presentations. Work at your own pace with flexible options of delivery from 8 months Accelerated, 12 months Standard or 16 months Extended. Course details


  • 48 credit points guaranteed
  • Subjects co-written by UTS
  • UTS guest speakers
  • Class visits and excursions
  • Access to the latest software

Paths to UTS

The pathway you take to UTS will depend on your current academic and English qualifications.

Degree majors

Receive 48 credit points towards the following UTS degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (International students only)
  • Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (combined degree)
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Diploma in IT Professional Practice

Career prospects

  • ICT Business Analyst
  • Computer Animator  
  • Computer Games Designer/Developer
  • IT Consultant
  • Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Network Specialist
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Project Manager
  • Digital Marketing Manager
  • Test Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Security Specialist