Charles Sturt University

Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations)

Charles Sturt University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00005F

Accredited by the Australian Computer Society, the Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations) at Charles Sturt University gives you a comprehensive understanding of fields across the entire IT industry. You can also choose to specialise in an area that fires your imagination and fits your career goals. Choose from: Cyber Security, Network Engineering, Software and Application Development, and Web Development.


To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 192 points.


  • Cyber Security
  • Software Design and Development
  • Network Engineering
  • Web Development

Standard entry requirements

A completed High School Certificate (or equivalent) with an ATAR of at least 55 (including adjustment factors).ORCompletion of the HSC (or equivalent) with strong performance (such as 60% or higher marks) in subjects in the Information Technology area.ORSuccessful completion of at least two appropriate standard IT university-level subjects.ORFor recent school leavers, a report from the School Principal, equivalent to that used in the School Recommendation Scheme (SRS), recommending the applicant as well-suited for university study.ORIT related professional certifications such as from CISCO, Microsoft, IBM and other professional industries.ORTwo years relevant professional IT work experience (i.e. in areas such as programmer, analyst, systems administration, help desk, network support but NOT clerical roles such as data entry or secretarial) demonstrated by a detailed resume.ORA completed AQF Certificate III in Information Technology (including any specialisation of Information Technology) or a completed AQF Certificate III in an area related to Information Technology.ORSpecial Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with an equivalent ranking to the currently listed ATAR.


The Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredits courses in information technology to verify that they meet professional standards in terms of content, staff skills, teaching facility and quality assurance. Charles Sturt's Bachelor of Information Technology has the highest level of accreditation with accreditation at the professional level.

Study pathways

Charles Sturt University frequently recognises prior learning including study at other institutions in many of its degrees. Each request for credit is individually assessed prior to the commencement of the course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bathurst International: $89,088
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online International: $78,480
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 3 years
Port Macquarie International: $89,088
  • ATAR: 55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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