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Computers & IT courses

From improving your Microsoft Excel skills to learning about network security or embarking on a career in IT management, we offer a range of learning so you can study at short course, TAFE, degree or postgraduate level. Gain the skills to take your career further.

VU ranked among the state's best universities for our innovative computer science subjects.


Many of our graduates gain employment in the following roles:

  • information technology management
  • office administration
  • specialist: CISCO, Microsoft Server, Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, web development.

Short courses 3 courses

Duration: 1000 hours
EAP is a university and TAFE preparation course. It is designed for students with upper intermediate to advanced levels of English who want to gain admission to an Australian TAFE, undergraduate or postgraduate course.
Duration: 13 weeks
Foundations at VU is a fully funded 13 week course providing you an alternative pathway, if you didn't meet direct entry requirements, to reach your goal of studying a higher education undergraduate or diploma course.
Duration: 72 hours
Gain data cabling knowledge in electrical classification, rules, data and telephony installation techniques, dossiers and related mandatory documentation and inspections.

TAFE certificates & diplomas 3 courses

Duration: 0.5 years

This Certificate is delivered as part of the Youth IT Careers Program, covering digital literacy, employability skills, and social and welfare support for youth experiencing education or employment barriers.

Duration: 9 months
Get the skills for a career in the IT industry. You will learn various IT support skills including networking, web development and database creation.
Duration: 1 year
Further your career in IT with a course in networking. Learn the skills and knowledge to design, build, install and manage ICT networks.

Higher Education diplomas 1 course

Higher education diplomas

Study a one-year specialised diploma, with more focussed academic and English support to better prepare you for success in undergraduate study.

On completion, you will be guaranteed entry into the second year of a nominated bachelor degree.

Duration: 1 year
Develop the skills and knowledge in a range of information technology fields allowing you to progress your qualifications and career in information technology.

Bachelor degrees (undergraduate) 3 courses

Duration: 3 years
After a common first year, you'll focus on accounting, banking & finance, event management, financial risk management, human resources, information systems, international hospitality, tourism or trade, management & innovation, marketing, music industry, or supply chain & logistics management.
Duration: 3 years
Gain the skills and knowledge of IT applications needed to work in the field of network and systems computing.
Duration: 3.5 years

Our Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional) teaches the latest in network and systems, and web and mobile-app development, and offers a 12-month paid internship in the IT industry.

Postgraduate 9 courses

Duration: 2 years
This flexible course provides advanced training in Information Technology for students with an IT undergraduate qualification.
Duration: 1 year
This course provides breadth of study by establishing a foundation of Business Analytics-relevant units that build upon key business systems and processes.
Duration: 1.5 years
Victoria University is one of the world's leading institutions in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (SAP) education having strong links with the ERP industry.
Duration: 2 years
Become an industry leader in enterprise resource management planning (ERP) systems with VU's Master of Business Analytics (Professional).
Duration: 1 year
Support the implementation and maintenance of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems by applying analytical techniques and technology to support information problems.
Duration: 2 years
This world-class course provides an information systems perspective to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, with an emphasis on SAP R/3.
Duration: 0.5 years
The content covers the essential areas of cyber security, from proactive cyber threat detection, risk management to cyber law and regulations.
Duration: 0.5 years
This course focuses on the main SAP processes including production planning, materials management, sales & distribution, accounting and human resources.
Duration: 1.5 years
Discover your potential as an SAP solutions specialist with a career in enterprise resource management planning (ERP) systems management.

Postgraduate research 1 course

Postgraduate Research

Research postgraduate

Our Office for Research provides support to our current and future researchers, such as:

  • identify a research topic
  • find a supervisor
  • apply for research supervision or grants.
I have been able to apply everything I learnt at VU in my previous and current roles at Telstra - from security to networking and now infrastructure engineering. The vendor technologies taught at VU are industry current, and the exposure gave me a great head start.
Andrew Hinton

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