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Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Information Technology - MGIT01

Course Code: MGIT01
Course Version: 2
Location:
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline(s): School of Information Systems & Accounting
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

Learn the language of finance, banking and IT

If you’re looking for an exceptional career in commerce and information technology (IT), then the UC Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Technology double degree offers the perfect platform from which to forge ahead with confidence.

An expansive course, covering both the technology and business sides of IT, and the banking, finance and accounting components of commerce, it will give you a portfolio of skills that will enable you to fluently engage in all aspects of banking, business and IT at the highest levels.

Available to study in two different locations – in Canberra and Melbourne – these courses are delivered flexibly, with a mixture of business hours and weekday evening study options.
Take a proactive approach to a career as an IT, or Finance and Banking specialist with this unique double degree and open a whole new world of incredible possibilities.

Study a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Technology at UC and you will:

  • develop knowledge, skills and understanding of the application of IT systems to their business environments, policies and management
  • choose from a range of specialist majors including accounting, financial planning, economics and finance and banking
  • become well-versed in subject areas including microeconomics, macroeconomics, international trade theory and econometrics
  • refine your teamwork, project management and communication skills
  • utilise discipline-specific technologies to analyse complex problems in a variety of contexts
  • communicate clear, coherent and independent knowledge and ideas to a variety of stakeholders, addressing a diverse range of business/commerce problems
  • evaluate the concepts and theories acquired in business economics.

Career opportunities

A UC Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Information Technology (IT) double degree is an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the knowledge and skills to explore a variety of career pathways including:

  • economist
  • financial planner or analyst
  • wealth manager
  • financial adviser
  • business development manager
  • business analyst
  • project manager
  • ICT consultant
  • data scientist
  • database administrator
  • information security analyst
  • cyber security specialist/forensics
  • system architect/technical architect
  • user interface designer
  • artificial intelligence/machine learning engineer
  • web/mobile app developer
  • software engineer
  • games developer
  • robotics specialist
  • system administrator
  • digital marketing manager
  • network administrator/engineer.
 
 

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person Student Centre Building 1 (take a BGL Faculty course advice ticket) or Email bglstudent@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

Admission to this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:
- Year 12 ATAR
- other Australian Qualification
- work experience
- overseas qualification

We also offer a number of entry initiatives that give you the opportunity to gain entry to the University via alternate pathway programs and admissions schemes.
More information is available on our Alternative Entry page: http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry

Additional Admission Requirements

Refer to individual courses.

Assumed Knowledge

Basic knowledge and skills in ICT (Information and Communication Technology); Basic numeracy and literacy skills.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2019 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2020 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

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.

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

Alternate Exit Awards

Bachelor of Commerce (Financial Planning) 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.

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2019 CSP $31,500

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.


Professional Accreditation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
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Course Duration

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

Honours

Refer to individual courses.

Offerings

  • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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