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Southern Cross University (SCU)

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Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours

  • Bachelor (Honours)

High calibre research can enhance our high-tech world. This Honours degree may enable you to apply new thinking, develop new systems and attach greater understanding to the role information technology plays in our lives. It also carries relevance across many sectors.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
3507042
Study Mode
In person

About this course

High calibre research can enhance our high-tech world. This Honours degree may enable you to apply new thinking, develop new systems and attach greater understanding to the role information technology plays in our lives.

The Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours is a year-long program in which you will build your research and critical thinking skills, and develop specialisation in your chosen field.

Our mentors are there to help you, offering support and insight as you delve further into your research project.

The academic rigour of an Honours program demonstrates the kind of application, dedication and innovation that today's employers want. It also carries relevance across many sectors.

Should you desire to study further, the Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours is a pathway to masters or doctorate level.

Interested applicants need to contact the University to discuss their eligibility and to find a suitable honours supervisor for their proposed honours topic prior to lodging their application.

Study locations

Gold Coast

Coffs Harbour

Career pathways

There are a variety of career opportunities in research and teaching, as well as employment in organisations or fields such as treasury, auditor general, government departments, banks, and financial institutions. Graduates also find employment generally within their specialist field in professional roles and academia.

Course structure

To be awarded the Bachelor of Information Technology with Honours, students must complete 4 units (96 credit points) comprising:

  1. SC183011 Scientific Research, Context, Perspective and Method OR COM40015 Research Methods for Arts and Social Sciences
  2. BUS40004 Research Thesis (1 of 3)
  3. BUS40005 Research Thesis (2 of 3)
  4. BUS40006 Research Thesis (3 of 3)

Class of Honours

A candidate may be awarded Honours with one of the following merit descriptors:

  1. First Class Honours;
  2. Second Class Honours which may be graded into Division 1 or Division 2; or
  3. Third Class Honours