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ADVANCED DIPLOMA - IT & Computing (online)

The Advanced Diploma in IT & Computing focuses on preparing students in becoming a confident user and manager of information technologies, able to administer and manage network or database systems and develop software solutions.


Computing and IT skills have become fundamental to the way we live, work, socialise and play. They can open the world of technology and an array of exciting career opportunities. This degree will teach you the principles of hardware-based, software-based, or systems-based technologies. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and skills in a broad range of industries and organizations.



Online / Distance learning


Monthly. (Contact us today regarding our intake availability)


2 Years  (4 semesters)


Students must meet one (1) of the following admission requirements:

  • High school graduation or

  • GED or equivalent or

  • Mature student – Detailed resume outlining experience and qualifications must be submitted.


Introduction to Computing 

Fundamentals of Information Technology 

Computer Concepts and Applications 

Introduction to Operating Systems 

Introduction to Linux 

Database Fundamentals 

Introduction to Networking 

Introduction to Programming 


Programming in C 

Data Science Ethics** 

Building Web Applications in PHP ** 

Programming in C++ 

Programming in Python 

Programming in Java 

Data Structures and Algorithms 

Network and System Security 

Database Programming 

Systems Analysis and Design 

Current Trends in Computer Science & IT 


Computing and IT graduates are in demand by providers (such as software houses) and user organisations alike. The extensive range of organisations employing computing and IT graduates includes retail, financial services, leisure and gaming, telecommunications, broadcast media, digital media, manufacturing, transport, tourism, the public sector and healthcare.

Growth areas and areas of high demand include cyber security, mobile development, cloud computing and big data.

Other possible job titles (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience beyond your degree):


  • app developer

  • data analyst

  • web developer

  • software engineer

  • network architect

  • security analyst

  • cyber-security manager


Aspire College recognizes that securing funding is a crucial step to start your education.  Different options exist based on your unique circumstances. The Financial Aid team knows funding options that may be unknown to you. To learn more and to create your funding plan, click on the following link - funding options


Aspire College graduates can progress to a number of universities domestically and around the world with up to 2 years of guaranteed credit transfer.  Contact us today for more information on our university pathway opportunities.