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Bachelor of Information Technology

Course Code: 322AA
Course Version: 7
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Maths & Technology
UAC Code: 366043
CRICOS Code: 019936G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Introduction

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) covers the broad spectrum of the disciplines of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Students have the opportunities to study from a wide range of topics with solid theoretical foundations and up to date applied skills, including system analysis, database management, human-computer interaction, software development, games programming, networking, cloud computing, IT management, mobile technologies, and IT support and security. Students also have the opportunity, in the last year of the course study, to conduct industry standard IT projects and engage in internships to learn from real work experience. In addition, the course also emphasises on professional skills such as communication, team work, project management skills, professionalism and social responsibility, with the understanding of the role of professional bodies and societies and the professional code of ethics and conducts. Last but not least, students are also exposed to the ICT professional context, including social and economic constraints, legal and ethical issues, risk and benefit balance, technology availability and stakeholders? acceptance issues.


Graduates will have excellent job opportunities and career perspectives in positions such as ICT consultants, systems analysts and designers, system test engineers, network and communication system designers, software designers, software developer, , database programmers and administrators, , games developers, web developers, web masters, network and system administrators, ICT security architect, IT strategist, chief technology officers, and business intelligence analyst.

Enquiries

Prospective Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Melbourne City Current and Commencing Students
Email UC.enquiry@canberra.edu.au
Bruce Current and Commencing Students
Please contact the University Student Centre by Email estem-courseadvice@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1300 301 727
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Normal UC requirements for admission to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

UC Melbourne and UC Sydney Applicants only: This course is taught from the 2nd year. To commence, all students must be eligible for at least 1 year (24 credit points) of advanced standing.

Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Mathematical Methods. NSW: Mathematics

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Domestic International Able to enrol full-time
in first period of study
2017 Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2018 Semester 1
Winter Term
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Information Technology BIT

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2017 CSP $19,660

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.

UC Melbourne and UC Sydney Applicants only: This course is taught from the 2nd year. To commence, all students must be eligible for at least 1 year (24 credit points) of advanced standing.

Professional Accreditation

This course is accredited by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Knowledge and skills of the cutting edge development in the information technology (IT) industry and application of the knowledge and skills to real life IT systems and their business environments, policies, and management, independently and/or work in a team. Analysis and enquiry Working independently and with others
Solid foundation of the relevant theories and the basic principles in IT fields, including business, information systems, system analysis and modelling, system administration, security, networking, software development, and artificial intelligence etc.; from the foundation to acquire up-to-date knowledge and skills in the future. Analysis and enquiry Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
Knowledge, skills, understanding and application of the investigation, analysis, and synthesis to IT systems and their business environments, policies, and management with a high level of professional ethics, responsibilities, values and standards. Analysis and enquiry Problem solving Professionalism and social responsibility Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
Communication skills in listening, reading, speaking, explaining, teaching, and writing from and to audiences of different backgrounds and papers of different scops and levels. Professionalism and social responsibility Communication; Problem solving Working independently and with others
Expertise and skills to critique, synthesise and apply new development, skills, knowledge, and standards in the IT fields to real world IT systems, with respect to their business environments, policies, and management. Analysis and enquiry Problem solving Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change
Expertise and skills in research to test established theories against a body of knowledge in IT fields; expertise and skills in designing and testing hypothesis for problem solving and conducting research; expertise and skills in contributing new knowledge and skills to the IT fields. Analysis and enquiry Problem solving Personal attributes: critical thinking, reflective practice, thriving in an environment of change

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the course Honours in Information Sciences.

Notes for Full Time Commencers

Version 7 applies from 2017.

Offerings

  • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • 2016->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
  • 2016->UC Sydney - Liverpool Campus-Internal
  • 2016->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Sydney - Liverpool Campus-Internal
  • 2017->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Sydney - Liverpool Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Sydney - Liverpool Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - Chadstone Campus-Internal
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