James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Information Technology

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program provides students with the essential knowledge and skills to work as an information technology professional in a fast changing dynamic world. Core subjects in networks, web technologies, information management and visualisation, programming, databases, big data, network security, multidisciplinary project management, e-technologies and mobile technologies provide students with an array of career opportunities. Minors include computer science and networking, education curriculum; human computer interaction and games design, internet of things, and governance and society.


  • 72 credit points. A maximum of 30 credit points may be taken at level 1
  • a minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 2
  • a minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 3.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Units 3/4,C)
  • Recommended: Mathematical methods (Units 3/4,C)


Australian Computer Society

Study pathways

Honours is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, available on a full or part-time basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Brisbane International: $98,880
  • ATAR: 63.2
  • Full-time : 3
JCU Cairns International: $98,880
  • ATAR: 63.2
  • Full-time : 3
  • Part-time : 6
JCU Townsville International: $98,880
  • ATAR: 63.2
  • Full-time : 3
  • Part-time : 6
  • Online/Off-campus : 3

Further information

International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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