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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Bachelor

Information technology is not just a pathway to your future; your degree could help you shape the future. Technology is everywhere, affects everyone and is never still. If IT is your passion, our Bachelor of Information Technology immerses you in a field that is driving our world forward.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Course Code
3002111, 019840D, 019840D, 086031D, 086031D, 086031D
Study Mode
In person, Online
International Fees
$29,600 per year / $88,800 total
ATAR
60

About this course

Information technology is not just a pathway to your future; your degree could help you shape the future. Technology is everywhere, affects everyone and is never still. If IT is your passion, our Bachelor of Information Technology immerses you in a field that is driving our world forward.

If you dream of developing amazing software, designing multimedia experiences or creating tomorrow's smart systems, this degree provides the technical, analytical and creative skills you need. Study on campus or online and take advantage of optional internship units that add hands-on, real-life experience.

Tailor your studies through the choice of a major in business analytics, networks and cybersecurity, software development or user experience. An added bonus is our 'Women in Technology' program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry.

Whether as a programmer, designer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, project manager, ICT network professional or technical support personnel, the Bachelor of Information Technology is the beginning of what could be an amazing future.

Study locations

Sydney

Gold Coast

Melbourne

Perth

Online

What you will learn

Students choose a major from the following:

Business Analytics: Provides students with the skills needed to investigate Big Data and solve real-world business problems through the application of modern data analytics tools.

Networks and Cybersecurity: Students gain the skills needed to develop, implement, manage and secure enterprise networks and systems.

Software Development: Students acquire the skills to efficiently develop and maintain high quality software systems and to participate in and manage software projects.

User Experience: Students develop the skills to design and develop multimedia resources and interactive programs that support a great user experience. Students develop an ability to select and use multimedia resources that facilitate engagement and usability.

Please note Sydney, Melbourne and Perth students may choose from Business Analytics, Software Development and User Experience majors.

Career pathways

Graduates can look forward to good employment prospects as a software developer, user-experience designer and developer, web or app developer, systems analysts, data analyst or network analyst.

Course structure

To be eligible to receive the Bachelor of Information Technology, students must complete the equivalent of 24 units (288 credit points) comprising:

  • 10 core units (120 credit points),
  • 1 major (96 credit points), and
  • 6 elective units (72 credit points).

Exit awards

Students may be eligible to exit with an Associate Degree of Information Technology after completing the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points) as specified in the Associate Degree of Information Technology course structure.