Course summary

The Bachelor of Information Technology offers a complete grounding in all aspects of the information and communications technology (ICT) industries including programming, systems analysis and design, multimedia development and usage, database development, networking and communications theory, computer security and technology management.

Students have the opportunity to study some of the issues confronting the ICT industry, including employer obligations, employee rights, impacts on society, and future directions of the industry.

The University also offers the mentoring program, Women in Technology to provide dedicated support and scholarship opportunities for women entering this specialised area.

The Bachelor of Information Technology offers a complete grounding in all aspects of the information and communications technology (ICT) industries including programming, systems analysis and design, multimedia development and usage, database development, networking and communications theory, computer security and technology management.

Students have the opportunity to study some of the issues confronting the ICT industry, including employer obligations, employee rights, impacts on society, and future directions of the industry.

The University also offers the mentoring program, Women in Technology to provide dedicated support and scholarship opportunities for women entering this specialised area.

This course offers the following majors:

Information Systems gives students the skills needed to design, develop, implement and manage information systems and also provides students with a realistic understanding of the roles of information technology in organisations.

Software Development gives students the skills needed to efficiently develop and maintain high quality software systems and also provides students with the knowledge to participate in and manage software projects.

Interactive Multimedia gives students the skills needed to effectively and efficiently design and develop multimedia resources and interactive multimedia programs. Students develop an ability to select and use multimedia resources that facilitate engagement and usability for users.

Additional majors: University-wide majors are also available in this course.

Please note that some units may not be available at each location. Unit availabilities are published for each study period and vary from year to year.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create effective solutions to straight forward problems from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a straight forward issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion / decision with justification.

Creativity

Incorporated in Intellectual rigour.

Ethical practice

Describe and apply a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/organisation.

Apply discipline based knowledge and skills in situations that require autonomy and well-developed responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply in-depth discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

Demonstrate an understanding and application of research, analytical and technical skills in a broad business discipline.

Lifelong learning

Incorporated in Intellectual rigour.

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver well developed discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business and public context.

Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and identify a broad range of leadership practices in the management of people and self.

Demonstrate the ability to effectively participate in and reflect upon self and team activities in general business situations.

Cultural competence

Incorporated in Knowledge of a discipline.

Students have the opportunity to complete a workplace internship, which counts towards their degree. They need to choose their internships units, and any placement must be approved by the unit assessor.

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.


Course overview

Course code

3002111

Course abbreviation

BInfTech

Credit points

288

Equivalent units

24

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Coffs Harbour Session 1 332153 052531
Gold Coast Session 1 332161 052361
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Coffs Harbour Session 1 $16,560 ($2,070 per unit) 019840D
Gold Coast Session 1 $16,560 ($2,070 per unit) 019840D
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby Session 1 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To be eligible for the award of Bachelor of Information Technology a candidate shall successfully complete not less than twenty four (24) units comprising:
    1. all eight (8) units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units attached to these Rules; and
    2. one (1) eight (8) unit major from Part B of the Schedule of Units; OR all four (4) units from Part C of the Schedule and any four (4) units from Part D or Part E of the Schedule including at least one (1) unit from Part E of the Schedule; and
    3. eight (8) elective units chosen from Part F and/or any University undergraduate degree; OR an eight (8) unit University-wide Major.
  2. A candidate who while enrolled for the Bachelor of Information Technology has completed the requirements for the Associate Degree of Information Technology may elect to be awarded the Associate Degree of Information Technology following removal from candidature for the Bachelor degree. 

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Introductory

Part B

Part C

Part D

Part E

Part F


Course progressions

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Level of learning Note
Session 1, Year 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory Note 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Session 2, Year 1
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
Session 1, Year 2
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 1 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 2 of 8
Session 2, Year 2
ISY10058 - Electronic Commerce Systems Intermediate
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
Elective Unit OR Uni-wide Major 3 of 8
Elective OR OR Uni-wide Major 4 of 8
Session 1, Year 3
ACC00222 - Computer Control Auditing and Security Advanced
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
ISY10056 - Intelligent Decision Systems Intermediate
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 5 of 8
Session 2, Year 3
ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 6 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 7 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 8 of 8

Title Level of learning Note
Session 1, Year 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory Note 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Session 2, Year 1
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
Session 1, Year 2
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Intermediate
ISY00324 - Digital Media I: Images, Text and Interface Design Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
CSC10214 - Interactive Multimedia Application Development I Intermediate
Session 2, Year 2
ISY00325 - Digital Media II: Audio-Video Resources and Linear Scriptwriting Introductory
CSC10215 - Interactive Multimedia Application Development II Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 1 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 2 of 8
Session 1, Year 3
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 3 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 4 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 5 of 8
Session 2, Year 3
ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 6 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 7 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 8 of 8

Title Level of learning Note
Session 1, Year 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory Note 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Session 2, Year 1
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
Session 1, Year 2
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Intermediate
CSC10210 - Object Oriented Program Development Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 1 of 8
Session 2, Year 2
ISY00246 - Client/Server Systems Advanced
CSC10217 - Web Development II Intermediate
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 2 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 3 of 8
Session 1, Year 3
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
CSC10216 - Object Oriented GUI Development Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 4 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 5 of 8
Session 2, Year 3
ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 6 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 7 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 8 of 8

Title Level of learning Note
Session 1, Year 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory Note 1
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Session 2, Year 1
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Introductory
Session 1, Year 2
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Intermediate
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
IT unit (1 of 4) from Part D or E
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 1 of 8
Session 2, Year 2
IT unit (2 of 4) from Part D or E
IT unit (3 of 4) from Part D or E
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 2 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 3 of 8
Session 1, Year 3
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
IT unit (4 of 4) from Part D or E
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 4 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 5 of 8
Session 2, Year 3
ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 6 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 7 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 8 of 8

Notes

Note 1: If studying part-time it is suggested that you do this unit in Session 1, Year 1.