Bachelor of Information Technology

Deakin University

The Bachelor of Information Technology provides students with the contemporary knowledge, skills and experience required for a successful career as an IT professional capable of managing information technology, digital proficiency and technological transformations in all sectors of the community.In addition to acquiring a core set of IT skills that are relevant in almost every industry, this diverse degree provides you with the opportunity to choose from a wide range of IT specialisations according to your interests and career aspirations. We offer a full range of IT disciplines from the technical (software development and cloud computing), to the creative (creative technologies and games design). You also have the flexibility to diversify your studies and explore other areas of interest through elective units in IT and/or complementary study areas. This course includes an internship unit that provides professional work experience with an approved host organisation. Students also have the opportunity to gain business skills working on real-world products. The inclusion of a compulsory placement and industry-linked projects will provide you with practical experience in IT related organisations.

Course Fee:


International: $90,600

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL

Structure:

24 credit points over 3 years. This course includes an internship unit which provides professional work experience with an approved host organisation. Students have the opportunity to work on commercial/real-world products, thereby gaining experience in entrepreneurship, and business skills around software production and publishing.

Subjects you can Study:

Application development; Cloud computing; Creative technologies; Game development; Cyber Security; Virtual and augmented reality

Study Pathways:

Honours year is available to high achieving students.

Further information:

Students may find employment in roles such as network officer or manager, IT security officer or manager, object-oriented and procedural programmer, database and web designer and manager, project manager, consultant or system analyst

Recognition:

The Bachelor of Information Technology is professionally accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 50.15 Yes Full time 3 years
Waurn Ponds 50.15 Yes Part time 6 years
Burwood 50.15 Yes Full time 3 years
Burwood 50.15 Yes Online 3 years
Burwood 50.15 Yes Part time 6 years
Waurn Ponds 50.15 Yes Online 3 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

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Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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