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 optional internship units that add hands-on, real-life experience.

Tailor your studies through the choice of a major in business analytics, networks and cybersecurity, 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.

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 optional internship units that add hands-on, real-life experience.

Tailor your studies through the choice of a major in business analytics, networks and cybersecurity, 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.

Students choose a major from the following:

Business Analytics: Provides students with the skills needed to investigate Big Data and solve real-world business problems through the application of modern data analytics tools.

Networks and Cybersecurity: Students gain the skills needed to develop, implement, manage and secure enterprise networks and systems.

Software Development: Students acquire the skills to efficiently develop and maintain high quality software systems and to participate in and manage software projects.

User Experience: Students develop the skills to design and develop multimedia resources and interactive  programs that support a great user experience. Students develop an ability to select and use multimedia resources that facilitate engagement and usability.

Please note Sydney, Melbourne and Perth students may choose from Business Analytics, Software Development and User Experience majors.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

This course has Professional Accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).


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
Coomera Session 2 N/A N/A
Gold Coast Session 1 N/A N/A
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Coomera Session 2 $26,800 ($3,350 per unit) 019840D
Gold Coast Session 1 $26,800 ($3,350 per unit) 019840D
China - Guangxi UST Session 3 N/A N/A
Melbourne Session 1 $29,600 ($3,700 per unit) 086031D
Perth Session 1 $29,600 ($3,700 per unit) 086031D
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby Session 1 N/A N/A
Sydney Session 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 the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:

  • 10 core units (120 credit points),
  • 1 major (96 credit points), and
  • 6 elective units (72 credit points).

Exit awards

Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Information Technology after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points) as specified in the Associate Degree of Information Technology course structure.


Schedule of units

Title Note

Core Units

COMP1002 - Foundations of Computing
COMM1005 - A Culture of Dialogue
ISYS1002 - Cybersecurity
ISYS1001 - Web Development I
ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design
PROG1001 - Programming I
COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks
ISYS1004 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
PROG2007 - Programming II
DATA2001 - Database Systems

Majors