Bachelor of Information Technology

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

The information technology industry is central to the way we work, learn, play, communicate and socialise. Build a strong foundation with core IT skills you can apply to multiple industries and technologies anywhere in the world. Through Deakin’s Bachelor of Information Technology you'll gain the essential skills and experience required to embark on a career in IT, while developing in-depth knowledge in a specialised area of your choosing such as cloud computing, game development or cyber security. This course will give you the opportunity to explore and experiment in areas like programming, networking, entrepreneurship and user-centred design. You’ll undertake a specialised capstone project and access co-working spaces, that enable 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.

Structure

24 credit points over 3 years. This course includes an internship unit.

Subjects

  • Majors: Application development
  • Network and cloud computing
  • Creative technologies
  • Game design and development
  • Cyber Security Minors: Application Development
  • Creative Technologies
  • Cyber Security Network Operations
  • Embedded Systems
  • Game Design
  • Network and Cloud Technologies Programming
  • Security Management
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality.

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL. This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience. Personal statement: Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.

Recognition

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

Study pathways

Honours year is available to high achieving students. Graduates may also have the opportunity to go on to further study and enter postgraduate programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $106,864 No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Melbourne Burwood International: $106,864 No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Cloud(online) International: $106,864 No information available No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

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

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