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Why study Information Technology in Australia?

Australia is a perfect destination if you aspire to study the latest technologies in ICT  from the world’s best institutions. International students can specialize in a variety of niche majors like systems analyst, ICT security specialist, Network management etc along with the other traditional choices. Australian ICT curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning through industry placements, internships and guest lectures by industry leaders. Thus the students graduate as job-ready  IT professionals welcomed to work anywhere across the world. If you plan to work and live in Australia, IT is a great choice since IT professionals are among the highest salary earners in Australia and there are multiple pathways to PR.

Pathway to PR for Information Technology Degree in Australia

As these skills consistently feature in the MLTSSL, studying these courses is a wise decision if you are aspiring for PR.  


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Complete a certificate/diploma course
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Get your skills assessed positively by ACS (Australian Computer Society)
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Lodge your EOI at once you acquire sufficient work experience and PR points
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Get invited to apply for one of the permanent visa options


  • Certificate IV in Information Technology
  • Diploma of Information Technology
  • Advanced Diploma of Information Technology

PR visa options for Information Technology graduates

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Potential visa types (Subclass)

ICT Business Analyst ( 261111)
Systems Analyst (261112)
Multimedia Specialist (261211)
Analyst Programmer (261311)
Developer Programmer (261312)
Software Engineer (261313)
Software and Applications Programmer (261399)
ICT Security Specialist (262112)
Computer Network and System Engineer (263111)


186 - Employer Nomination Scheme Visa
189 - Skilled Independent - Point Tested
190 -Skilled Nominated
489 - Skilled Regional (Provisional) - Family sponsored
489 - Skilled Regional (Provisional) - State or Territory nominated
187 - Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
494 - Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) - Employer Sponsored Stream
491 - Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa - State or Territory nominated
491 - Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) Visa - Family sponsored

Frequently asked questions
about studying Information Technology in Australia

Information technology is the use of any computers, networking, infrastructure to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate electronic data. The vast field of Information Technology includes hardware and software support, design, administration and operational tasks required in maintaining computer hardware, software application and networks. 

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