Bachelor of Information Technology

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 053993D

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

The information technology industry is central to the way we work, learn, play, communicate and socialise. Build a strong foundation for your future career with core IT skills you can apply to multiple industries anywhere in the world. During Deakin’s Bachelor of Information Technology you will gain the essential skills and experience required to embark on a career in IT, while developing specialist knowledge in an industry-relevant major study area of your choosing.

This course will give you the opportunity to explore and experiment in areas like programming, networking, entrepreneurship and user-centred design. You will undertake a specialised capstone project and access co-working spaces, enabling you to collaborate with like-minded peers and kickstart your own professional network. An honours year is available for high-achieving students interested in undertaking a focused research project.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Information Technology, students must attain 24 credit points, which must include the following:

Fifteen (15) core units (15 credit points -which includes a compulsory internship unit)

Completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)

Completion of SIT010 Safety Induction Program (0-credit point compulsory unit)

Completion of STP010 Career Tools for Employability (0-credit point compulsory unit)

And one of:

An IT Major (6 or 7* credit points) and 3 credit points of electives

An IT Minor Sequence (4 credit points) and 5 credit points of electives

Two IT Minor Sequence (8 credit points) and 1 credit point elective

Level 1 - maximum of 10 credit points

Level 3 - minimum of 6 credit points

* Game Design and Development major

Major sequences:

Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.

  • Application Development
  • Creative Technologies
  • Cyber Security
  • Game Design and Development
  • Networking and Cloud Computing

Career outcomes:

IT is at the heart of innovation and productivity. It shapes the way we live, work, learn, communicate, socialise and entertain ourselves. It’s no surprise then that IT graduates are in high demand globally. Information Technology gives you the contemporary knowledge, skills and experience required for a successful and satisfying career as an IT professional.

Career opportunities include:

application, software or game developer

technical architect

multimedia designer or developer

solutions architect

augmented reality creator

mobile and apps developer

network specialist

project manager

security architect

UX designer

web designer or developer.

Alternatively, you can apply your skills in non-traditional fields, such as healthcare, education, government and business.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
34,400 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
34,400 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Full time
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
75 Pigdons Road
Geelong Victoria 3216
Australia
34,400 Per Year
Read moreThe 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)
Expected Mar 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Self study / online (without attendance)
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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