Course details

CRICOS course code: 062228M

Level of study: Undergraduate


Launch your career in a fast-growing profession

Technology is developing at a rapid rate. Businesses increasingly rely on networks to store, manage and transfer their data. With more people working from home, organisations need networks to be both accessible and safe. As a networking professional, companies will turn to you to find the solution. That means you’ll always be in demand.


Graduates of the Bachelor of Networking course can find employment in areas of network management, system administration and ICT services delivery and management within a wide range of public and private enterprises. Salaries are typically over $100k.

Roles include:

Network Manager
Network Analyst
Network Design Engineer
Mobile Applications Developer
Help Desk Manager
Chief Information Security Officer
Systems Engineer
Network Analyst
Forensic Computer Analyst
Information Security Analyst
Penetration Tester
Security Architect
IT Security Engineer
Security Systems Administrator
IT Security Consultant


The Bachelor of Networking course is made up of common core units, a major stream or specialism and elective units. To graduate from the degree students must complete 360 credit points overall. Each unit is worth 15 credit points.

This includes 18 core units + 4 major units (BN223, BN309, BN323, and BN324) + 2 elective units.

All Bachelor of Networking degrees at MIT have the same core units. We build the solid foundations students need to design, implement, secure and maintain computer network technologies and communication systems.

The course focuses on the practical and theoretical aspects of computer hardware, software, programming, information systems, network security, database technologies, software engineering and project management.

Students study advanced topics such as wireless network and security, advanced internetworking design, and enterprise cyber security.

Majors available

Software Engineering
Cyber Security

Specialisations available

Cloud Networks
Additional Business electives


Graduates of this course will:

Possess a broad body of knowledge to undertake professional work in the area of Networking by:

integrating theoretical and technical knowledge
applying technical expertise in a range of contexts
relating technical experience to the environment

Be able to analyse network technologies and apply them effectively in an organisation by:

reviewing, critically analysing, consolidating and synthesising

Be able to solve problems that require critical analysis and synthesis by:

exercising critical thinking, solving problems with independence

Be able to communicate clearly and effectively with others in a professional setting by:

skills for clear, coherent and independent exposition
demonstrating a broad understanding with depth in some areas

Be capable of working independently or collaborating with others with:

initiative and judgement in planning and problem solving
initiative and judgement in professional practice/scholarship

Demonstrate analysis and evaluation skills in different contexts by:

adapting knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
responsibility and accountability for self-learning
responsibility and accountability for professional practice

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
20,157 Per Year
Read more10,078.50 per trimester
14 Nov 2022 3 years
Read more3 Years (6 Trimesters)

Full time
Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne Campus
288 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent.

Applicants must be 18 years of age at the commencement date of their chosen course.

English Language Requirement:

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5); TOEFL iBT - Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11, Speaking 17, Writing 20; PTE Academic - Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46); Cambridge CAE - Overall 169 (no band less than 162).


Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne Campus
288 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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