Bachelor of Information Technology

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Bachelor of Information Technology is comprehensive and has an emphasis on the professional skills required to meet the information needs of any modern enterprise. IT at Flinders assumes no background, prior experience or previous computing or mathematical studies. Furthermore, the degree provides scope for students to pursue their own areas of interest. The IT profession offers a broad and diverse range of job opportunities spanning from the highly technical through to very people-oriented. IT skills are transferable anywhere in the world. On completion of this course students will gain marketable and industry relevant skills and knowledge in areas such as internet programming, web-based systems development, software engineering, database systems, computer networks and professional enterprise including self-management, communication and interpersonal skills.

Structure

In addition to core computer science and IT topics, this course provides for study in industry relevant areas such as professional skills and project management. Instruction in internet-based areas of application is a feature of the program. In the later years students can specialise in particular areas of interest and undertake project work relevant to industry. Students complete studies in areas such as programming, databases, application development, interactive computer systems and software engineering. There is also room in the degree for students to undertake elective topics of their choice. An Information Technology practicum is available in this course which comprises a significant period of work experience.

Subjects

  • Information Technology, Programming, Databases, Application Development, Interactive Computer Systems, Software Engineering.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent qualifications
  • Or mature age entry (STAT)
  • Or TAFE/VET qualifications
  • Or higher education transfers
  • Or completion of a foundation studies program

Recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park International: $93,600 No information available Yes No information available
Online International: $93,600 No information available No No information available

Further information

Students can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

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