Course summary

The Bachelor of Information Technology is designed to provide knowledge and skills required for students who wish to be employed in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry. The program focuses on the development of web-based business information systems. Students undertake studies in programming, systems analysis and design, multimedia development and usage, database development, networking and communications theory, computer security and technology management. 

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

The University offers the ‘Women in Technology’ program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry. Throughout the year, social events with a networking focus are held for female students. The program has a coordinator who acts as an advocate for the students, offering support and advice for women entering this industry. 

The Bachelor of Information Technology is designed to provide knowledge and skills required for students who wish to be employed in the information and communication technology (ICT) industry. The program focuses on the development of web-based business information systems. Students undertake studies in programming, systems analysis and design, multimedia development and usage, database development, networking and communications theory, computer security and technology management. 

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

The University offers the ‘Women in Technology’ program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry. Throughout the year, social events with a networking focus are held for female students. The program has a coordinator who acts as an advocate for the students, offering support and advice for women entering this industry. 

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.

Unit availabilities are published for each study period and may vary from year to year. Sydney and Melbourne students can only study the Information Systems and Software Development majors.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

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

Creativity

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

Ethical practice

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

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

Knowledge of a discipline

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

Lifelong learning

Reflect on, assess and self-regulate own learning capabilities and performance.

Communication and social skills

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

Prepare and deliver well developed and justified, IT 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

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

Students can undertake optional internship units. Internship positions vary depending on each student's discipline area, placement firm size and industry. Recent roles undertaken by internship students include software quality assurance, coordinator, IT support officer, network support officer, software development and various other management and IT roles in private and government sectors. 


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
Gold Coast Session 1 332161 052361
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast Session 1 $20,560 ($2,570 per unit) 019840D
China - Guangxi UST Session 3 N/A N/A
Melbourne Session 1 $21,360 ($2,670 per unit) 086031D
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby Session 1 N/A N/A
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Enga Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney Session 1 $21,360 ($2,670 per unit) 086031D

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 (288 credit points) comprising:
    1. all eight (8) units listed in Part A; and
    2. one of:
      1. one (1) eight (8) unit major from Part B; or
      2. all units from Part C and any four (4) units from Part D or Part E including at least one (1) unit from Part E; and
    3. one of:
      1. eight (8) elective units chosen from any University undergraduate degree; or
      2. one (1) 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 Intermediate
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate

Part B

Part C

Part D

Part E


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
Year 1, Session 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
Year 2, Session 1
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
CSC10210 - Object Oriented Program Development Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 1 of 8
Year 2, Session 2
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 2 of 8
CSC10217 - Web Development II Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 3 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 4 of 8
Year 3, Session 1
CSC73010 - Programming Mobile Systems Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 5 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 6 of 8
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Year 3, Session 2
CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 7 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 8 of 8
ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
Year 2, Session 1
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 1 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 2 of 8
Year 2, Session 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
Year 3, Session 1
ACC00222 - Computer Control Auditing and Security Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 5 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 6 of 8
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Year 3, Session 2
CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 7 of 8
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major 8 of 8
ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced

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

Title Level of learning Note

Year 2, Session 1

ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
CSC10210 - Object Oriented Program Development Advanced
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

CSC10217 - Web Development II Advanced Note 1
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major one (1) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major two (2) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major three (3) of eight (8)

Year 3, Session 1

CSC73010 - Programming Mobile Systems Advanced
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced Note 1
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate

Year 3, Session 2

CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major four (4) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major five (5) of eight (8)

Year 4, Session 1

ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major six (6) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major seven (7) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major eight (8) of eight (8)

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

ISY10058 - Electronic Commerce Systems Intermediate
ACC10707 - Accounting for Business Introductory
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major one (1) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major two (2) of eight (8)

Year 3, Session 1

ACC00222 - Computer Control Auditing and Security Advanced
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major three (3) of eight (8)

Year 3, Session 2

CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major four (4) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major five (5) of eight (8)

Year 4, Session 1

ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major six (6) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major seven (7) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major eight (8) of eight (8)

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major one (1) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major two (2) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major three (3) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major four (4) of eight (8)

Year 3, Session 1

CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
ISY00324 - Digital Media I: Images, Text and Interface Design Intermediate
CSC10214 - Interactive Multimedia Application Development I Intermediate

Year 3, Session 2

ISY00325 - Digital Media II: Audio-Video Resources and Linear Scriptwriting Intermediate
CSC10215 - Interactive Multimedia Application Development II Advanced
ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major five (5) of eight (8)

Year 4, Session 1

ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major six (6) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major seven (7) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major eight (8) of eight (8)

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate

Year 2, Session 1

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

1st IT unit from Part D AND/OR Part E
2nd IT unit from Part D AND/OR Part E
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major one (1) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major two (2) of eight (8)

Year 3, Session 1

CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
3rd IT unit from Part D AND/OR Part E
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major three (3) of eight (8)

Year 3, Session 2

ISY10221 - Computing Project I: Analysis and Design Advanced
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major four (4) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major five (5) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major six (6) of eight (8)

Year 4, Session 1

ISY10222 - Computing Project II: Development and Implementation Advanced
4th IT unit from Part D AND/OR Part E
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major seven (7) of eight (8)
Elective unit OR Uni-wide Major eight (8) of eight (8)

Notes

Note 1: Unit CSC00228 Database Systems I is a pre-requisite for taking unit CSC10217 Web Development II. If your course progression indicates that you take CSC10217 before CSC00228, please contact the Course Coordinator to discuss the scheduling of the units.