Bachelor of Information Technology

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program will provide students with a core of <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> technical knowledge and also allow a major in Information Systems, Networks and Security or Software Development to be undertaken. The program is flexible enough for students to gain expertise in other areas, including those outside the <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> domain. The <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> technical component of the program commences in Year 1 and addresses<abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> skills such as understanding the basics of computing technology, how to design and build web sites, computer programming, data management, software development and human computer interaction. This is followed by more advanced <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> skills in Year 2 including software technologies, information security and <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> services management. The courses for all majors are in Year 2 and Year 3 of the program. The Information Systems major, covers topics such as business analysis, <abbr title="Information Systems IS</abbr> architecture, business/<abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> alignment and project management. The Networks and Security major studies the design, control and management of various types of networks and applied network security. The Software Development major provides a combination of courses that give students a background in technical on-line programming, software quality management, the process of software development and an appreciation of interacting within the business environment. Students undertaking the Information Systems major will be prepared for International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) certification while those taking the Networks and Security major will be ready for network certification. The Bachelor of Information Technology addresses the knowledge/skills needed by <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> graduates and also allows specialisations in Information Systems, Networks and Security or Software Development. This degree is suitable for students seeking a more generalist <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> degree which will allow them to pursue a vocational career in <abbr title="Information Technology IT</abbr> with less complex abstract problem solving and programming requirements.


  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Creative Coding
  • Data Management
  • Foundations of Systems Development
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems Foundations
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Professional Practice in Information Technology
  • Programming Principles
  • Social and Professional Issues
  • Software Technologies
  • Web Technologies
  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement
  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project
  • Work Integrated Learning Part 1
  • Work Integrated Learning Part 2


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $93,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Nathan Campus International: $93,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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