Course summary

Information technology is not just a pathway to your future; your degree could help you shape the future. Technology is everywhere, affects everyone and is never still. If IT is your passion, our Bachelor of Information Technology immerses you in a field that is driving our world forward.

If you dream of developing amazing software, designing multimedia experiences or creating tomorrow’s smart systems, this degree provides the technical, analytical and creative skills you need. Study on campus or online and take advantage of industry placements that add hands-on, real-life experience.

Tailor your studies through the choice of a major in digital enterprise, software development or user experience. An added bonus is our ‘Women in Technology’ program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry. 

Whether as a programmer, designer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, project manager, ICT network professional or technical support personnel, the Bachelor of Information Technology is the beginning of what could be an amazing future.

Digital Enterprise: Students gain the skills needed to design, develop, implement and manage applications 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.

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.

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 IT discipline advice, knowledge and ideas using written communications in a business and public context.

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

Domestic duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

International duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast 1 N/A N/A
Online 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 1 $26,800 ($3,350 per unit) 019840D
China - Guangxi UST 3 N/A N/A
Melbourne 1 $29,600 ($3,700 per unit) 086031D
Perth 1 $29,600 ($3,700 per unit) 086031D
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby 1 N/A N/A
Sydney 1 $29,600 ($3,700 per unit) 086031D

Course requirements

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

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Information Technology, students must complete 288 credit points, comprising:

  • all core units;
  • 1 major to the value of 96 credit points; and
  • elective units to the value of 72 credit points.

Exit awards

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.


Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Core Units

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CMP71001 - Cybersecurity Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
CSC71001 - Programming I Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
CSC72001 - Database Systems Intermediate

Majors

Electives


Course progressions

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

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
CSC71001 - Programming I Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
CMP71001 - Cybersecurity Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
CSC72001 - Database Systems Intermediate
CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
Group 1: Elective unit
Group 2: MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
Year 2, Session 2
CSC72005 - Securing Networks Intermediate
Group 1: ISY10058 - Electronic Commerce Systems Intermediate
Group 2: ACC73002 - Business Analytics and Big Data Advanced
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Elective unit
Year 3, Session 1
CSC73002 - Network Management Advanced
Group 1: CMP73001 - Cybersecurity Management Advanced
Group 2: elective unit
Elective unit
Elective unit
Year 3, Session 2
CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
Elective unit
ISY73001 - Information Technology Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
CSC71001 - Programming I Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
CMP71001 - Cybersecurity Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
CSC72001 - Database Systems Intermediate
CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
Elective unit
Elective unit
Year 2, Session 2
CSC72002 - Object Oriented Programming Intermediate
CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
Elective Unit
MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
Year 3, Session 1
CSC73010 - Programming Mobile Systems Advanced
CSC10217 - Web Development II Advanced
Elective unit
Elective unit
Year 3, Session 2
CSC73001 - Cloud Systems Development Advanced
Elective unit
ISY73001 - Information Technology Project Advanced

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

CSC71001 - Programming I Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
CMP71001 - Cybersecurity Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
CSC72005 - Securing Networks Intermediate
Group 1: ISY10058 - Electronic Commerce Systems Intermediate
Group 2: elective unit
Elective unit

Year 3, Session 1

CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate
CSC72001 - Database Systems Intermediate
CSC73002 - Network Management Advanced
Group 1: elective unit
Group 2: MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate Note 2 Note 2

Year 3, Session 2

CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
Group 1: elective unit
Group 2: ACC73002 - Business Analytics and Big Data Advanced
Elective unit
Elective unit

Year 4, Session 1

CMP73001 - Cybersecurity Management Advanced
ISY73001 - Information Technology Project Advanced
Elective unit

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 2

CSC71001 - Programming I Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
CMP71001 - Cybersecurity Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
CSC72003 - Programming II Intermediate

Year 2, Session 2

MNG00314 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Advanced
CSC72002 - Object Oriented Programming Intermediate
Elective unit
Elective unit

Year 3, Session 1

CSC72001 - Database Systems Intermediate
CSC73010 - Programming Mobile Systems Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Elective unit

Year 3, Session 2

CSC73001 - Cloud Systems Development Advanced
CMP73010 - Managing Software Development Advanced
Elective unit
Elective unit

Year 4, Session 1

CSC10217 - Web Development II Advanced
ISY73001 - Information Technology Project Advanced
Elective unit

Notes

Note 1: 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.
Note 2: MAT10251 is recommended for students who wish to enrol in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) after completing their degree.
Note 3: This unit has a large proportion of group-work, however the determination of each individual's assessment grade is reflective of the individual student's engagement, input and progress within a particular assessment.