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Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Information Technology - MGIT01

Course Code: MGIT01
Course Version: 1
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): Canberra Business School
Academic Program Area - Technology
UAC Code: 361327
CRICOS Code: 099004M
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0


The Bachelor of Commerce is a versatile course, allowing you the flexibility to tailor the course to meet your interests. The aim of the course is to develop business professionals who are equipped to solve problems in a multi-disciplinary business environment.

Through a combination of core units and a specialist major of your choice from accounting, financial planning, economics, as well as finance and banking, you will be provided with a solid base in commerce which is essential in a wide range of careers.

You will explore your chosen discipline in the context of wider social, legal, economic and political environments. Through a range of work-integrated experiences, culminating in a capstone project, you will acquire the necessary professional skills consistent with industry expectations for your career in the future world of commerce.

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.

Admission Requirements

Normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course.

Additional Admission Requirements

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Assumed Knowledge

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Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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If your course contains an open elective component of 12 credit points or more you may like to complete a breadth major or minor. For a list of breadth majors and minors follow this link. Other majors may also be available so seek course advice if you want more information.

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
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) BCom (Acc)
Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) BCom (BusEc)
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking) BCom (Fin&Bnkg)

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Information Technology Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) Bachelor of Commerce (Business Economics) Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Banking)

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

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Course Learning Outcomes

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Course Duration

Standard 4 years full-time or equivalent. Maximum 10 years.


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Enrolment Numbers

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