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Information Technology degrees abroad

Information technology (IT) degrees give you in-depth training in how to design IT systems, and you’ll learn about things like web development, information systems foundations and IT infrastructure.

It’s one of the most popular subjects for international students to study overseas, with thousands of students choosing to study computing degrees abroad every year. It’s an exciting field that offers graduates strong career options with nearly all employers in need of talented IT experts.

Choosing to study an information technology degree abroad means you’ll be able to choose from some of the best programs in the world. You can also take advantage of new technologies and approaches that you might not find at home, all while improving your language skills and experiencing a new culture.

Information Technology program structure

IT degree programs are available at all levels including bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate. Programs can be defined differently by different universities; for example, some may use the name computer science to refer to information technology degrees, so it’s important to look at the course content before you apply to make sure it’s right for you.

At undergraduate level you can study a bachelor’s as a BSc, which will take three or four years to complete. As a graduate you can study for an MSc, which usually takes one or two years. If you want to continue your education after a master’s, you can study a PhD in IT, which can be completed in between two and four years.

You’ll be assessed through a combination of exam papers, written coursework and project work. Teaching will be mainly through lectures, computer lab work and small group seminars with close support from personal tutors. Many programs also offer the opportunity to work in placements getting real world experience in local industries.

The exact curriculum and program structure of each information technology program will differ depending on the university you’re attending. Each program will include a number of core modules you must study, and electives you can choose from. Some common modules you’ll study include:

  • Computing systems architecture and operating systems
  • Information security and cybercrime
  • Software development
  • Database systems and big data
  • Web programming
  • IT in organizations
  • Quantum computing
  • Advanced analytics

Types of information technology degrees

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Information Technology study abroad programs

Information technology undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in information technology

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    Applied Information Technology - BSc La Trobe University - Didasko, Australia
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    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,914 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,000 AUD

    Start date
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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    Digital Culture (Graphic Information Technology) - BA Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    31,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 31,200 USD

    Start date
    January, May, August
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    Business Administration - Emphasis in Business Information Technology - BSc Campbellsville University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,400 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,400 USD

    Start date
    January, August, October
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    Information Technology - BScIT Westcliff University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    17,700 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,700 USD

    Start date
    January, March, May, June, August, October
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    Business Administration: Information Technology Management (Degree Completion Program) - BSBA (with foundation) California State University, East Bay, USA
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    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,790 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,790 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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Associate in information technology

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    Applied Information Technology - ASc La Trobe University - Didasko, Australia
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    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,914 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,000 AUD

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    Business Information Technology - ASc Campbellsville University, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    25,400 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 25,400 USD

    Start date
    January, August, October
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    Computer Information Technology - AA Hesston College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    28,992 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,992 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Computing and Information Technology: Cyber Security-Digital Forensics - AASc College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

    Start date
    January, June, August
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    Health Information Technology - AASc Mohawk Valley Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,892 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,892 USD

    Start date
    January, September
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Diploma in information technology

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    Applied Information Technology - Dip La Trobe University - Didasko, Australia
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    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    14,914 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,000 AUD

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    Computer Systems Technician: Information Technology Infrastructure and Services - Dip Sheridan College, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,739 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,457 CAD

    Start date
    January, September
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    Enterprise IT Management - PBcDip St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,942 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,436 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    Information Technology - UGDip MAHSA University, Malaysia

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    30 months
    Annual tuition fee
    4,200 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 4,200 USD

    Start date
    January, April
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    Information Technology With Co-Op – Network Administration - UGDip Institute of Technology Development of Canada, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    8,581 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,000 CAD

    Start date
    January, April, July, October
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Certificate in information technology

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    Computing and Information Technology: Information Management-Software Analyst - Cert College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

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    January, June, August
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    Information Technology - Cert Full Sail University, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    7 months
    Annual tuition fee
    10,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,500 USD

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    IT Computer Applications - Cert Lake Land College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    13,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,500 USD

    Start date
    January, June, August
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    IT Controlled Electronics - Cert North Seattle College, USA

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    9,687 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,687 USD

    Start date
    January, April, June, September
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    IT Technology - Cert Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,716 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,000 EUR

    Start date
    August
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Information technology graduate programs

Master's in information technology

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    Information Technology - MIT RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    14,914 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 21,000 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Business Information Technology - MSc DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    27,680 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 27,680 USD

    Start date
    January, March, September
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    Cyber Security and Forensic Information Technology - MSc University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    23,370 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 17,600 GBP

    Start date
    January, September
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    Information Technology - MSc Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    26,100 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 26,100 USD

    Start date
    January, August
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    Information Technology - MInfoTech University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    18 months
    Annual tuition fee
    30,184 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 44,310 NZD

    Start date
    February, July
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Doctorate in information technology

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    Business Administration: Information Technology Management - DBA Westcliff University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    15,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,500 USD

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    January, March, May, June, August, October
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    Information Technology - PhD University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    26,628 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 37,493 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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Diploma in information technology

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    Business Management – Information Technology Specialization - PGDip Northern Lights College, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,473 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 13,425 CAD

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Certificate in information technology

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    Business Information Technology - PGCert RMIT University, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    6 months
    Annual tuition fee
    13,295 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,720 AUD

    Start date
    February, July
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    Information Technology - PGCert University of Newcastle, Australia

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    6 months
    Annual tuition fee
    13,064 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,395 AUD

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    Information Technology Solutions - PGCert Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    14,307 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,340 CAD

    Start date
    January
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Future information technology careers

As a graduate with an IT degree from a university abroad, you’ll have a wide range of career options and opportunities available. All organizations need IT skills, so you won’t be short of choices when looking for work after university. Here’s some of the popular roles for IT graduates:

  • IT consultant
  • IT support officer
  • Information security analyst
  • Information systems manager
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Web developer
  • Software developer
  • Project manager
  • Database administrator

You’ll get career guidance and support from your university to find the right career path for you. They can help you work out what roles to pursue, and outline the best way to get there with links to local industries.