Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology

VU course code: NUIT | Level of study: Undergraduate
0.5 years full time
In person
Footscray Park


Develop foundational knowledge of the Information Technology (IT) industry with VU's Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology.

You'll gain coherent theoretical and technical skills that will help you attain an entry-level position in the growing IT industry. Your qualification will have applications across a range of industry contexts, including:

  • web development
  • programming
  • information and communication technology (ICT) management
  • network administration.

On completion of this course, you may be able to further enhance your career prospects by continuing study with our Bachelor of Information Technology.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your educational achievements and work experience, as well as your skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for course ‘credits’, where you are granted a unit or units towards your qualification for equivalent previous study or work experience, so you can graduate sooner.

ATAR requirements

No minimum ATAR required

This course does not have a minimum ATAR requirement for entry. Read the entry criteria for this course below.

Why ATAR is not applicable

You do not need an ATAR score to apply for this course. Instead, you need to have successfully completed secondary school and to meet any requirements outlined below. Our courses and support programs are designed to prepare students from diverse cultures for success, regardless of their ATAR, age, education or socioeconomic background.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Fees & Scholarships

University fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer (including our generous scholarship program).




Australia's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is a dynamic and rapidly growing market. Employment opportunities in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) are expected to grow significantly in the next decade.

Graduates from the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology would be prepared for junior roles in:

  • web development
  • programming
  • computing & network support
  • networking & systems administration
  • information management in sectors including government, banking & finance, retail, and manufacturing.

On completion of this course, take your IT career further by continuing study towards the Bachelor of Information Technology.