Bachelor of Information Technology

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 071997F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Develop key information technology (IT) skills to expand your career options, with a Bachelor of Information Technology from Victoria University.

This course will equip you with specialist skills for the fast-growing IT industry. You'll also develop problem-solving skills that will ensure you're able to handle different workplace situations.

You can choose your own job pathway based on your interests and strengths, with a personalised learning experience.

We focus on areas of high job-demand:

  • web development
  • mobile-application development
  • network and system computing
  • ICT management
  • software development
  • network management
  • global leadership.

When you graduate, you'll have knowledge across a wide range of IT applications, along with hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment. This theory and practice will ensure you're job ready.

This course includes training in:

  • Cisco routing and switching
  • IP Secure
  • Microsoft Active Directory network management
  • Content Management Systems
  • Android and IOS app development
  • object-oriented programming.

Careers in information and communications technology (ICT)

Australia's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is a dynamic and rapidly growing market. You'll graduate from our Bachelor of Information Technology with the technical, analytical, managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills required for success in the IT industry.

A bachelor in IT prepares you for a range of roles across IT, government, banking/finance, retail, education, health, media, logistics and manufacturing.

Course structure

To attain the Bachelor of Information Technology, students will be required to complete 288 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core studies;
  • 48 credit points of Graduating Core studies;
  • 96 credit points of Major studies;
  • 48 credit points of Minor studies (discipline).

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Integrate and apply a broad and coherent body of knowledge of information technologies with depth in selected areas of study from the following areas: networking, security, virtualisation, enterprise network management, cloud, data analytics, ICT management, web application development, mobile application development and database;

2. Analyse and adapt the latest information technologies with intellectual independence, self- learning capabilities and creativity to identify and solve real-world problems with sound decisions and judgement in a broad range of sectors including ICT, government, banking and finance, retail, education, health, media and manufacturing;

3. Exhibit a range of technical, analytical, managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills; in depth understanding to the codes of ethics and conducts of IT professions; capacity to perform IT design and development practice in an independent or collaborative environment with a strong industry focus; and the responsibility and accountability as a lifelong learner for own learning and professional practice;

4. Present solid foundation and strong practical skills with the ability of life-long learning for industry certifications from large reputable vendors both locally and overseas, such as CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
29,600 Per Year
Read more14,800 per semester
21 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
3 years Full time Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent). PLUS: A study score of at least 20 in Mathematics (any). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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