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Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Commerce - 815AA

Course Code: 815AA
Course Version: 3
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
School of Business
CRICOS Code: 054131J
Lowest Selection Rank: 68.00
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Double degree: Distinguish your commerce degree with IT proficiency 

There is enormous crossover in commerce and information technology (IT) in the modern business world. Stand out from the pack. Earn valuable insights into the latest computer technologies to support your commerce practice. 

If you are seeking a flexible career path with skills beneficial to any organisation, this double degree is perfect for you. 

Combine your Bachelor of Information Technology with a Bachelor of Commerce at UC to: 

  • learn to develop IT to address the needs of modern businesses
  • cover information systems and programming
  • Specialise in one of the following:
    • accounting
    • banking and financial services
    • business administration
    • economics
    • financial planning
    • human resource management
    • information systems
    • international business, marketing management, public sector management, or tourism management. 

Study opportunities 

Exit this course early with a: 

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Commerce. 

Career opportunities 

Gain professional accreditation in: 

  • Information Technology – from the Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Accounting - from CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Banking and Finance - from the Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA)
  • Financial Planning - from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the Financial Planning Association (FPA).  

Important to know 

Take advantage of time and complete both degrees in 4 years.

Admission Requirements

Attainment of the published ATAR or its equivalent of either the Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Commerce (whichever is higher).

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Refer to individual courses.

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.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Information Technology BIT
Bachelor of Commerce BCom

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Information Technology Bachelor of Commerce

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.


Professional Accreditation

Not applicable for the Bachelor of Information Technology.

For the Bachelor of Commerce, the University has professional accreditation as follows:

Accounting - from CPA Australia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia Banking

Finance - from the Financial Services Institute of Australia Financial Planning - from the Australia Securities and Investment Commission and the Financial Planning Association.

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

Eight semesters full time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

UCC Pathway

Diploma of Business; Diploma of Business Extended; Diploma of Information Technology; Diploma of Information Technology Extended.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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