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Embark on a career in IT and learn to capitalise on advancements in digital automations amid Industry 4.0.

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What will you learn?

Our Information Technology courses will equip you with the knowledge to effectively leverage smart and emerging technologies within the global IT industry. These qualifications cover fundamental areas including programming, human-centred design, cloud computing, data and networking, as well as advanced studies in enterprise computing, smart industry applications and cloud architecture, to provide you with sought-after skills for a successful career in IT.

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Ultimate flexibility
With the option to study full or part time and all your course materials online, you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle.

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Applied learning
Apply your skills, solving real IT challenges working on live industry projects, industry placements, incubator projects or accelerators.

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Future-proof your career
Our diverse academics and industry partners will help you gain new perspectives and a wide-reaching business network.

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Learn industry-standard software
Become proficient in use of programs such as C++, Python and Java.

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Our courses are industry-driven and delivered by experienced academics to provide you with a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge that will set you up for success in your career.

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Why study with us?

As the country’s fastest-growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a fresh approach to higher education. With employability at the centre of everything we do, we offer industry-relevant courses taught by leading experts. Our flexible study options, personalised approach and partnership placements will help you find a career you love.

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The digital evolution will continue in many industry sectors, and the smart information and communications technologies, enabled by software engineering, will be the new norm in our daily lives and business operations.
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Associate Professor, Program Director - Technology
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An ally to encourage, inspire and guide, your Success Coach will help you achieve your goals and create the right trajectory for your career.
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Reach career goals faster
Through hands-on learning, you’ll solve practical challenges that require problem-solving and genuine industry insight.
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Industry leading and future-focused: we give you all the tools you need to create your own success.

Your teachers and academics

At Torrens University, all academic staff are leading IT professionals who have industry experience, valuable contacts and stories that connect you straight to the design industry.

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Professor Scott Thompson-Whiteside
Executive Dean, Design and Creative Technology


Scott has more than 20 years of academic experience, leading various programs, schools and faculties across Europe, Asia and Australia. Trained as an industrial designer, he moved into design management and later acquired a master's degree and PhD in design leaderships. Scott is a strong advocate for internationalisation, industry-engaged teaching, high-quality student outcomes and interdisciplinary research, and brings those passions to his role at Torrens University. Scott's own research interests intersect the disciplines of design education, higher education policy, design strategy and innovation.

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Associate Professor Tony Jan
Program Director, Technology


Tony holds a PhD in machine learning in network security and a bachelor’s in computer engineering, and has been responsible for the accreditation of prominent IT education programs across Australia. With more than 20 years of senior academic leadership experience in the Australian university sector, Tony is a certified senior member of the Australian Computer Society and the ACS accreditation review board. He serves as associate editor for a number of journals and has published more than 60 articles and conference proceedings related to AI, cybersecurity and industry 4.0, supported by a number of ARC Discovery Projects and industry-sponsored research projects.

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Muhammad Atif Qureshi
Learning Facilitator, Information Technology


Atif holds a PhD in Software Engineering with expertise in the areas of software modelling, meta-modelling, enterprise architecture and business analysis. Atif is a certified business analyst (ECBA-IIBA) and a committed academic, with more than 15 years of teaching and industry experience in IT. His constructive and effective teaching methods promote a collaborative learning environment. He has the ability to explore and apply a futuristic learning approach, engaging students in the learning experience through theory and practice.

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You decide where to study. We have campuses in central locations across Australia.

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