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Bachelor of Information Technology

CRICOS Code: 074009A


Admissions Requirements

  • Successful completion of a Year 12 High School examination, or overseas equivalent
  • Background in Mathematics recommended
  • Required proficiency in English: IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

Tuition Fee

2017

A$23700/Year x 3 Years*

International fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.

Program Overview & Objectives

Our newly restructured IT degree gives you the flexibility to complete a stand-alone core along with an in-depth specialisation of your choice. You can enrol in electives from across the university, complementing your IT studies to tailor your own unique study plan.

We support you to develop strong communication, academic and problem solving skills; critical attributes for success in the IT sector. You will learn programming skills to facilitate smooth communication with software developers, and explore web design,
systems modelling and user experience. All provide you with the foundations to pursue your desired IT career, or to move on to a specialisation.

Participation in our professional engagement course gives you the opportunity to network and enhance your knowledge of the IT industry. You will also build awareness of the latest research and developments, and explore the extent to which IT is embedded
in areas as diverse as health, education, industry and more

Career Opportunities

There is a variety of career opportunities in small, medium and large business and government. Careers include

Animator

Data modeller

Information manager

Applications developer

Data scientist

Integration analyst

Application performance tester

Data analyst

Interactive entertainment developer

Application security manager

Database administrator

Information officer

Business intelligence officer

Development team leader

Information technology

Business process analyst

Digital designer

Information security manager

Business analyst

Data warehouse administrator

IT consultant

Cloud computing engineer

Electronic commerce administrator

IT manager

Contemporary mainframe administrator

Enterprise systems analyst

IT team leader

Communications officer

Ethical hacker

Management consultant

Computer engineer

Games developer

Marketing representative

Computer programmer

Game designer

Mainframe Services Technician

Cloud system administrator

Specialist consultant

Multimedia developer

Cybersecurity analyst

Games level designer

Multimedia application developer

Computer systems auditor

Games tester and quality assurance

Network architect and designer

Consultant

Hardware technician

Network administrator

Cloud security technician

Information and data manager

Network engineer

Computer systems engineer

ICT consultant

Networking and security officer

Database administrator developer

ICT security specialist

Network manager

Database designer

Information management administrator

Project manager

Programmer

Product security manager

Software analyst

This program will provide you with a fundamental knowledge of IT (along with skills in key areas including cloud computing and mobile application development) and allow you to keep your options wide open in the IT industry.

The flexibility of this program leads to a diverse range of career opportunities, as each student gets to put their own stamp on the program, and as such determine the career path followed. Some students choose to add breadth to their studies, with a wide variety of electives chosen, whereas other students choose to add depth, and choose electives focused in a particular area of interest

Program Structure

Core courses are designed to cover the material that you will need to appreciate, in order to become an IT professional. Specialist streams allow you to select an area in which you wish to develop your knowledge more deeply.

The structure may be summarised as follows:

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

ITECH1001 Communications & Technology (15)

ITECH1103 Big Data & Analytics (15)

ITECH1100 Understanding the Digital Revolution (15) 

ITECH1104 Cloud & Enterprise Computing (15)

ITECH1101 IT Problem Solving (15)

ITECH2000 Mobile Development Fundamentals (15)

ITECH1102 Networking & Security (15)

ITECH2001 Game Development Fundamentals (15)

Year 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

General Elective (15)

Computing Elective OR Stream Specialisation (15)

ITECH2002 Systems Modelling (15)

General Elective (15)

ITECH2003 Web Design (15)

ITECH2004 Data Modelling (15)

Computing Elective OR Stream Specialisation (15)

ITECH2250 IT Project Management Techniques (15)

Year 3

Semester 5

Semester 6

Computing Elective OR Stream Specialisation (15)

Computing Elective OR Stream Specialisation (15)

General Elective (15)

General Elective (15)

ITECH3001 User Experience (15)

ITECH3002 Professionalism & Entrepreneurship  (15)

ITECH3208 Project 1 (15)

ITECH3209 Project 2 (15)

Professional Accreditation

This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).