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 Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.
|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 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.
Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses or problem resolutions, software programs and examinations.
On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
Graduates can look forward to good employment prospects as a software developer, user-experience designer and developer, web or app developer, systems analysts, data analyst or network analyst.
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.