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Bachelor of Information Technology - 322AA

Course Code: 322AA
Course Version: 4
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
CRICOS Code: 019936G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Bachelor of Information Technology focuses on the systems development aspects of employment in the information technology profession. Students gain extensive experience in developing information technology to address the needs of modern organisations. Teamwork, project management and communication skills are developed in addition to exploration of the technical and human aspects of information technology and its use.

The information technology related units covered in the course include hardware concepts, local and worldwide networks, data structures and algorithms, object-oriented software design, operating systems, programming theory and practice, distributed systems theory, and software quality management. Information Systems units include database management, human-computer interaction, information systems analysis and design, document and workflow and management support.

Programming environments used in the units include .Net and Linux, and various web design and programming tools. Students gain extensive practical experience using Visual Basic .Net, C++ and C# within the Microsoft .Net Framework. They also gain good experience working in Linux in some subjects. Analysis and specification methods include UML, XML, structured and soft systems methodologies. Final year students complete a team project, producing and implementing a substantial software-based system to address a need of a local business, government or community organisation.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent by the University's Admissions Committee.

Assumed Knowledge

ACT: Mathematical Methods and English (T) major.

NSW: Mathematics or HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and English Advanced.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

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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


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Information Technology BIT

Unit Delivery Modes

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

Professional Accreditation

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

Graduate Employment

Graduates gain employment in a wide range of businesses and organisations that develop or use IT-based systems. Some graduates work with equipment and software suppliers. Others work with specialist consulting groups.

Course Duration

6 semesters full-time; equivalent part-time; maximum 20 semesters.


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


  • 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
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

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