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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Diploma of Network Engineering

  • Diploma

As a network engineer, you are valuable to your IT team because you are responsible for the design, build and management of innovative communication networks essential to our everyday lives.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
YNENG1, 064418M
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug, Dec

About this course

As a network engineer, you are valuable to your IT team because you are responsible for the design, build and management of innovative communication networks essential to our everyday lives. This diploma prepares you for entry-level network engineering roles. You will have the skills and knowledge to design, operate and maintain networks that play a crucial role in the infrastructure of industry and government organisations. Your coursework will cover key areas including data networks and their implementation. You will also combine academic studies with practical experience further adding to your broad skill set making you stand out from the crowd in a competitive industry. You can also use this qualification to move into our other degree programs such as the Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Software Engineering Honours. Get a competitive edge with a Microsoft certification. We offer study assistance to help you get the qualification.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. English Language Requirements All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Computing & Information Systems courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).
64.3%
Overall satisfaction
85.7%
Skill scale
53.6%
Teaching scale