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Studying a Degree with CIT

Degrees with a difference

At CIT when it comes to higher education we think differently. Our higher education programs combine professionally recognised qualifications with real world skills. University degrees generally have a strong theoretical focus whereas CIT degrees additionally have a strong focus on the practical side – we want our graduates ready to tackle the workforce so we put the emphasis on job skills.

CIT degree programs are developed in consultation with industry to ensure currency and relevance. Our strong links with industry ensure training programs align with current employer needs. We ensure our graduates are employable and productive in the workplace, with the skills most needed and valued by employers.

We offer smaller class sizes and you will study in a range of environments from classrooms to studios, online and even in an on-site crime scene house. You’ll learn through individual and group tasks in first-class facilities and environments that simulate industry practices in the real world.

Degrees offered at CIT

Bachelor of Games & Virtual Worlds (Programming)
This degree provides you with skills in computer game/simulation design and programming.

Bachelor of Forensic Science (Crime Scene Examination)
Graduates of this degree will possess the scientific knowledge and skills to be able to collect, analyse and interpret forensic evidence.

Bachelor of Business Studies^
This collaboration between CIT and Charles Sturt University prepares you to manage technical and organisational change and gain the skills to help you become an effective leader.

Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice)^
This program aims to provide stimulating and practical learning to assist managers perform effectively in a competitive world.

Graduate Diploma of Management (Professional Practice)^
This program aims to build on the concepts taught in the Graduate Certificate in Management (Professional Practice) providing advanced knowledge in key areas such as business ethics, innovation, entrepreneurship, operations management and project management.

^ Charles Sturt University qualification delivered by CIT

How to apply

Domestic students can apply direct to CIT by contacting CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

International students will need to visit the International Services page to apply.

Providing a personal statement

A personal statement is a free-text written statement that presents a reasoned case supporting your application. Submission of a personal statement is compulsory for:

It should contain statements which:

  • reflect on your educational experience to this point and how it has prepared you for studying the course/s for which you are applying (results of formal study will be available for us to view via your UAC application)
  • indicate your knowledge and interest in the area in which you plan to study (you may include here any relevant details of short courses you have undertaken)
  • outline your expectations of the course/s for which you are applying
  • reflect on any work (paid or voluntary) you have undertaken - you may also wish to include details of your work history
  • mention anything else about you that will help us assess your application.

Click here to Submit a Personal Statement

Attending an Interview

As part of applying for a degree at CIT you may be asked to attend an interview. During this interview, which could take between 15-30 minutes, you may be asked to:

  • explain why you want to study in your chosen degree area
  • talk about where you see yourself in five years
  • speak about your interests, passions and experience
  • expand on your personal statement.


Articulation pathways provide credit transfer from relevant diploma and advanced diploma courses into accredited CIT undergraduate degrees.


Students who are studying a degree course at CIT could be eligible for FEE-HELP. Find out more about fees on the Fees page.