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Bachelor of Computer Applications

Bachelor of Computer Applications

Batch Start Date 31st July 2023

Key Benefits of the Program

  • INR20 Lakhs

    Significant savings of upto INR 20 Lakhs compared to studying full degree in Australia

  • Upto24 Months

    Eligible for PGWP/Post Study Work/OPT visa application after graduation

  • INR35 Lakhs

    Average salary in Australia after completion of the course

Program Structure and Fees

Bachelor of Computer Applications is a 3.5 years course where in the first year you will be studying online with Indian Partner University. Tuition fees for year 1 of course is INR 3,55,000 (inclusive of taxes). For the remaining 2.5 years, you will be going to Australia and studying at Deakin University. Tuition fees for Deakin University is approximately AUD 34,400 per annum. You will also have to incur AUD 21,400 per annum as living costs in Australia. 
  1. Country


    Course Name

    • Bachelor of Computer Applications


    • Class 12th percentage should be more than 70% in the year 2022/2023.

    Tuition Fees

    INR 3,55,000

    Cost of Living


    Mode of Teaching



    1 year

  2. Cricos provider code 00113B



    Course Name

    • Bachelor of Information Technology


    • The student should secure minimum of 70% marks in year 1 of Indian Partner University for transfer to Deakin University
    • English proficiency requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent)

    Tuition Fees

    ~ AUD 34,400 Per Annum

    Cost of Living

    ~ AUD 21828

    Mode of Teaching



    2 years 5 months

Other Benefits

  • Eligible for transfer to on-campus studies at Deakin University.
  • In-built IELTS/PTE training and study abroad modules.
  • End-to-end application, counselling and visa application support for transfer to Deakin University by upGrad.
  • Post Study Work Visa opportunities (upto 2 years) as accessed by graduates of standard Australian degrees.
  • Significant savings of upto INR 20 L+ compared to a traditional 3-year on-campus Australian degree.
  • Weekly doubt clearing sessions.
  • Upto 25% of tuition fee waiver by Deakin University (T&Cs apply).
  • Daily live classes and small group coaching sessions for 1st year with Indian Partner University.
About Indian Partner University
Accredited with NAAC A+ Grade in the first cycle itself, Indian Partner University is an institution committed to excellence in research, innovation, multi-disciplinary education and active promotion of promising young talent. Through the years, the University has been emerging in the arena of education by delivering exceptional academia, industry-elevant curriculum and world-class research facilities across the broadest possible range of disciplines. ...Read more
About Deakin University
Deakin University is a public university in Victoria, Australia and it is named after Alfred Deakin, the second prime minister of Australia. The academic affiliation of this university is ATN and ASAIHL. The campus setting of this university is suburban with 1,100 acres area. The university's first campus was established at Waurn Ponds and it was te result of a merger between the State College of Victoria, Geelong and the higher education courses of the Gordon Institute of Technology. This university is one of Australia's fastest-growing research universities. This university offers a personalised experience, enhanced by innovative digital engagement. It offers career support both during studies and after graduation. It also offers flexible study options to suit one's lifestyle. The courses of this university are structured to get the best of students and staff. Teaching and learning are designed such that it is easy to align with graduate learning outcomes and industry insight, through monitoring and updating courses. This university always focuses on excellence in learning and teaching. ...Read more
About Australia
The International Student Data report estimates there were 571,646 international students in Australia in January-March 2023 (27% more than in January-March 2022). The growing popularity of Australia as a study abroad destination is evident from these numbers. And another amazing part is that India contributed to 17% of these numbers, the second-hihest in Australia. The universities here offer top-notch quality education in many diverse study fields.Australian education is known for its practical and collaborative approach. Here are a few reasons why you should choose to study in Australia:Top-Ranking UniversitiesThe country is home to 43 world-class universities. Per the QS World Rankings 2023,5 Australian universities rank in the top 50.With state-of-the-art facilities and highly experienced faculty, Australia is the dream study spot for many. ...Read more

Career Opportunities

Information Technology

  • Information Technology (IT) Manager

    AUD 70000 Annually

  • Software Engineer

    AUD 78972 Annually

  • Systems Administrator

    AUD 51000 Annually

  • SQL Consultant

    AUD 67000 Annually


Indian Partner UniversityBachelor of Computer Applications


Deakin UniversityBachelor of Information Technology

  • 38


  • 190

    Hours of Recorded Content

  • 80

    Case studies and Projects

  • 150

    Live Sessions

Frequently Asked Questions


Are Indian Partner University's Online Degree Programs recognized by partner Australian Universities?

Indian Partner University's Online Degree Programs are designed and delivered as per the University Grants Regulations, 2020. As per these regulations, institutions with a NAAC rating of 3.26 and above are pre-approved to launch online degree programs. Indian Partner University has a NAAC rating of 3.28.
Deakin University has reviewed the content and pedagogy of Bachelor of Computer Application and will offer students credit for prior learning into 2nd year of the Bachelor of Information Technology degree on campus.

Can I join this program without an IELTS Score and attempt IELTS after joining the program?

Yes, you can join the 1st year program at Indian Partner University without an IELTS score & upGrad  will help you prepare for the English Entrance test to establish your current English proficiency to be eligible for the Bachelor’s program at Deakin.

Below are the IELTS requirement for entry into Deakin University
English proficiency requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent)

What is a conditional offer letter and how is it different from a confirmed offer letter?

Conditional offer letters will be issued to you by Deakin University based on documents submitted by upGrad. These documents will be class 10th & 12th marksheets, resume, passport and photographs. A conditional offer letter is an offer letter that will be converted into a confirmed offer once students meet the conditions mentioned in the conditional offer letter. These conditions will be English proficiency conditions, successful completion with 70% marks at Indian Partner University.

Can we get an IELTS/PTE/TOEFL waiver, if we study through upGrad?

To study in Deakin University, you will have to meet University’s English Proficiency Requirements. Initially, we will apply on your behalf for a conditional offer letter to Deakin University where an IELTS score will not be required. But for a confirmed offer letter, you will have to meet University’s IELTS requirements which will be specified in your conditional offer letter.

About the Bachelor’s Program from Deakin University

What are the course options available for a Bachelor's degree at Deakin University?

At Deakin University you will have the option to pursue Bachelor of Information Technology.

Eligibility conditions for transfer to Deakin university?

•The student should secure a minimum of 70% marks in year 1 of Indian Partner University for   transfer to Deakin University.
English proficiency requirements:
English proficiency requirements: IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent)

University Partners

Do we get a conditional offer letter at the initial stage or after completion of the 1st year with Indian Partner University?

Once you enrol in the Bachelors Program with upGrad and provide all the required documents, upGrad will submit applications to university partners on your behalf. University partners will release a conditional offer letter within one month of application submission.

How many intakes are available at Deakin University?

Deakin universities generally have two intakes each year: Semester 1, which starts late February/early March and Semester 2, which starts late July/early August.

What will be the alternate option if I could not get a conditional offer letter from Deakin University?

The students need to meet academic integrity requirements for a progression into 2nd year Deakin’s program. In case, students don’t meet the requirement to the pathway, he/she can continue the Bachelor's degree program with Indian Partner University and acquire the online degree.


Can we get a PSW visa if we study for this program in India and then spend 2 years at Deakin University, Australia?

Students are eligible to apply for an Australian Post-Study Work visa upon completion of 2 full-time years of study.
Visit https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/ for more information.

What will be the alternate pathway, if I could not get a visa from Australia after completion of the program?

As you will be studying in the Indian Partner University program, you will be able to successfully complete the course through Indian Partner University in case you are not able to secure an Australian Visa or alternatively you can continue with Deakin’s Cloud Campus.

How does a student apply for a visa?

upGrad to provide students with all required services, including appropriate guidance and  assistance with visa lodgement, as their nominated agent.


What is the process of payment for this program?

Initially, you need to deposit INR 25,000 as a block amount for seat booking. 15 days before the start of course and once you have Class 12 marksheet available, you need to make a complete payment of the remaining amount. You can opt for no-cost EMI with our partner institutions if you want to pay in installments.

Can I pay the semester fees?

Total fees have two components - 
1. University fees and 
2. Articulation fees. 
Articulation fees need to be paid together at once. You can avail of a 0% EMI option with a monthly installment and a down payment of ₹25000 to block your seat. If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.  Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. University fees can be paid in 2 semesters.
upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated. f you intend to pursue a post graduate or doctorate degree upon completion of this course or apply for employment which requires specific credits, we advise you to enquire further regarding the suitability of this degree for your academic and/or professional requirements before enrolling. ...Read more