Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours

2020 course information for Domestic Students
2020 course information for International Students

updated 3:27 PM on Wed, 21 April

Domestic snapshot

International snapshot

ATAR/OP
N/A
Duration
1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
1 year full-time
Location
Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast
Start date
March
Course code
3507042
Course abbreviation
BInfTech(Hons)
Credit points
96
Equivalent units
8
CRICOS
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Fees
Commonwealth supported
Fees
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Please note, some locations may not have all intake periods available. See the full availability details for further information.

Course overview

High calibre research can enhance our high-tech world. This Honours degree may enable you to apply new thinking, develop new systems and attach greater understanding to the role information technology plays in our lives.

The Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours is a year-long program in which you will build your research and critical thinking skills, and develop specialisation in your chosen field.

Our mentors are there to help you, offering support and insight as you delve further into your research project.

The academic rigour of an Honours program demonstrates the kind of application, dedication and innovation that today's employers want. It also carries relevance across many sectors.

Should you desire to study further, the Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours is a pathway to masters or doctorate level.

Interested applicants need to contact the University to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic prior to lodging their application.

High calibre research can enhance our high-tech world. This Honours degree may enable you to apply new thinking, develop new systems and attach greater understanding to the role information technology plays in our lives.

The Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours is a year-long program in which you will build your research and critical thinking skills, and develop specialisation in your chosen field.

Our mentors are there to help you, offering support and insight as you delve further into your research project.

The academic rigour of an Honours program demonstrates the kind of application, dedication and innovation that today's employers want. It also carries relevance across many sectors.

Should you desire to study further, the Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours is a pathway to masters or doctorate level.

Interested applicants need to contact the University to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic prior to lodging their application.

Current Southern Cross students – to access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook.

Entry requirements

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

About the course

Domestic students

LocationSession
Coffs Harbour1
Gold Coast1

International students

How to apply

Where and when do you want to study?

Applications for this course are made directly to Southern Cross University via our online application service.

Applications are not available for 2020. Please select a different year above or see Course Options for courses currently offered.

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Why choose SCU?

Excellence in research

Outstanding ratings of 'at world standard' or above in 23 research fields.

Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2018

Top 200 Young Universities

Only 25 years young and ranked in the top 200 universities in the world.

Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020

Outstanding student support

5-Star Student Support across undergraduate and postgraduate studies

Good Universities Guide 2021

Learning outcomes

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.

Course Learning Outcome

Develop and create professional solutions to specific problem from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a specific issue or theory from a professional area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Develop a research question in collaboration with a research supervisor.

Demonstrate and apply critical thinking and judgement in developing new understanding.

Analyse and compare challenging organisational ethical issues within a professional context.

Apply discipline based knowledge and professional skills in situations that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Demonstrate and apply well-developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to professional management situations.

Critically review the literature relevant to their research question and methodology.

Demonstrate autonomy, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a learner.

Prepare and deliver professional discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business or public context.

Prepare and deliver professional and justified, discipline advice using written communications suitable for business and public contexts.

Investigate and explain leadership research and practice in the management of people and self.

Appraise self and team regarding participation and performance.

Demonstrate cultural awareness relevant to the research question and methodology.


Assessment methods

Assessment may be in the form of essays, reports, audio or video presentations, online quizzes, case analyses or problem resolutions, software programs and examinations.

Career opportunities

There are a variety of career opportunities in research and teaching, as well as employment in organisations or fields such as treasury, auditor general, government departments, banks, and financial institutions. Graduates also find employment generally within their specialist field in professional roles and academia.

Ask a question

Domestic future
students

Call 1800 626 481 during business hours.

International future
students

Call +61 2 6620 3876 during business hours.

Current
students

Email: enquiry@scu.edu.au
Call 1800 005 687 during business hours.


Course requirements

To be awarded the Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours, students must complete 4 units (96 credit points) comprising:

  1. SC183011 Scientific Research, Context, Perspective and Method OR COM40015 Research Methods for Arts and Social Sciences
  2. BUS40004 Research Thesis (1 of 3)
  3. BUS40005 Research Thesis (2 of 3)
  4. BUS40006 Research Thesis (3 of 3)

Class of Honours

A candidate may be awarded Honours with one of the following merit descriptors:

  1. First Class Honours;
  2. Second Class Honours which may be graded into Division 1 or Division 2; or
  3. Third Class Honours

Course structure




Course progressions

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

Notes

Note 1: Double-weighted unit

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