Bachelor of Information TechnologyBachelors Degree
The Bachelor of Information Technology prepares skilled graduates for an exciting career in a myriad of industries. The course focuses on the development of web-based business information systems. Core units include programming, systems analysis and design, cyber security, database development, networking and communications theory.
Students select a major from the following options: user experience; software development; or digital enterprise. University-wide majors are also available.
This course also covers issues confronting the IT 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 networking opportunities are held for female students. The program has a coordinator who acts as an advocate for the students, offering support and advice.
|Graduate Attribute||Course Learning Outcome|
Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a straight forward issue or theory from an IT discipline area to arrive at a conclusion / decision with justification.
Develop and create effective solutions to straight forward problems from an IT discipline area.
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.
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.
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.
Digital Enterprise: Students gain the skills needed to design, develop, implement and manage information systems and a realistic understanding of the roles of information technology in organisations.
Software Development: Students develop 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.
User experience: Gives students the skills needed to effectively and efficiently design and develop multimedia resources and interactive multimedia programs that support a great user experience. 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.
Only Digital Enterprise and Software Development majors are available to Sydney, Melbourne and Perth students.
|Location||Teaching period||UAC code||QTAC code|
|Gold Coast||Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3||332161||052361|
|Online||Session 1 , Session 2 , Session 3||N/A||N/A|
We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Information Technology, students must complete 288 credit points, comprising:
- 10 core units,
- 1 major, and
- 72 credit points in elective units.
Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Information Technology after completing 192 credit points as specified in the Associate Degree of Information Technology course structure.
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. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
Internship A and Internship B are both double-weighted units requiring a 16 unit pre-requisite including the Professional Development for the Workplace unit (MNG10476). Please be aware of this double-weighting if you are restricted in the number of electives you can select in your major. All internship placements must be approved by the Work Integrated Learning Coordinator, prior to commencement.
MAT10251 is recommended for students who wish to enrol in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) after completing their degree.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Level of learning||Notes|
|COM00207||Communication in Organisations||Introductory|
|ISY10209||Web Development I||Introductory|
|ISY00243||Systems Analysis and Design||Intermediate|
|CSC00240||Data Communications and Networks||Introductory|
|ISY10212||Contemporary Issues in Information Technology||Introductory|