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Diploma of Information Technology Fast Track

UOW College Australia

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The University of Wollongong is following advice from the NSW Department of Health with regards to COVID-19 study arrangements.

This course is delivered by UOW College Australia.

The Diploma of Information Technology Fast Track provides students with access to the university experience within a supported context. Students are provided with a range of experiences and opportunities to engage with key disciplinary areas including programming, systems analysis and web technology.

The diploma provides pathways for entry into the Bachelor of Business Information Systems, the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Information Technology at the University of Wollongong (UOW), with specified credit of up to 48 credit points for subjects in the compulsory core component of these degrees.

Areas of study

Concepts and practice of object-oriented programming, fundamental database concepts and skills in the design and manipulation of relational databases, major information systems found in a typical business, structured programming, techniques and technologies of structured systems analysis.

Career opportunities

Web designer, help desk support, computer technician and IT sales consultant. Also refer to the following UOW programs: 754300 Bachelor of Information Technology and 754500 Bachelor of Business Information Systems and 754100 Bachelor of Computer Science.

Fees and charges

Refer to UOW College current fee information.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Selection rank: The guaranteed selection rank for entry to the Diploma of Information Technology is 55.00, plus minimum 60% in Mathematics Standard 2. If this ATAR entry requirements is not met, a course eligibility assessment will be conducted based on HSC subject results.

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study

If you have completed an AQF Certificate IV, AQF Diploma or AQF Advanced Diploma you will be considered for admission to this course. Your grades will be converted to a selection rank in order for us to assess whether you meet the minimum selection rank.

Further information

View all details of this course on the UOW website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2020)

2021 data not yet provided by the institution.

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2022 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.


– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

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