Bachelor of Information Technology

Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT)

IT is an integral element of our lives, and continues to evolve and impact upon society and our futures. Our newly restructured IT degree gives you the flexibility to complete a stand-alone core along with an in-depth specialisation of your choice. You can enrol in electives from across the university, complementing your IT studies to tailor your own unique study plan. We support you to develop strong communication, academic and problem solving skills; critical attributes for success in the IT sector. You will learn programming skills to facilitate smooth communication with software developers, and explore web design, systems modelling and user experience. All provide you with the foundations to pursue your desired IT career, or to move on to a specialisation. Participation in our professional engagement course gives you the opportunity to network and enhance your knowledge of the IT industry. You will also build awareness of the latest research and developments, and explore the extent to which IT is embedded in areas as diverse as health, education, industry and more.

Course Fee:


International: $71,100

Entry Requirements:

Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students (2018) and recent secondary graduates (2016 and 2017) Prerequisites Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English. This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations. Subject Adjustments A study score of 35 in any Business, any Information Technology or any Mathematics equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points. SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme) Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special entry access schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application. For further information go to http://www.federation.edu.au/seas Entry requirements (non year 12) Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education Study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the FedUni Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST). Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training study This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher. Admission criteria for applications with work and life experience This course uses the applicants' entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Compulsory: Applicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies should include a personal statement detailing all relevant experience to strengthen their application.

Structure:

This program consists of 360 credit points. Students will complete 16 core courses, 4 computing electives or stream specialisation courses, and 4 general elective courses, and a zero credit point IT Professional Engagement course.

Subjects you can Study:

Networking and Security, Big Data and Analytics, Cloud and Enterprise Computing, Business Information Systems, Games Development, Mobile App Development, Software Development, Information technology.

Study Pathways:

Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies relevant to this degree. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. Candidates seeking alternate entry to the Bachelor of Information Technology can consider the following options: Apply for a TAFE program, and then articulate into Bachelors program, For example: Diploma of Information Technology Diploma of Digital Media Technologies Foundation Access Studies (FAST) program - designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study. Enrol in single units (courses): ITECH1000 Programming 1 and ITECH1004 Introduction to Multimedia. Re-apply with credit to the Bachelor of Information Technology for the next semester. Students can progress to the Bachelor of Science (Honours) as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.

Recognition:

This program is accredited to the Professional Level by the Australian Computer Society.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01545C (VIC); 03245K (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Sydney No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne No info No Full time 3 years
Melbourne Institute of Technology (MIT) offers a range of programs in the fields of Business, Accounting, Information Technology and Computer Networking at University Pathway Diploma, Bachelor degree and Master degree levels.

MIT endeavours to provide innovative and industry relevant curriculum, that helps students to achieve successful career outcomes in their chosen field. Courses are accredited by professional bodies such as the CPA, ICAA, and ACS, and integrate employability skills with strong emphasis on business and communication skills, collaborative learning, problem solving and industry based projects.

Class sizes are smaller than traditional universities which facilitate greater student-teacher interaction, encourage participation, develop confidence and ensure that students receive academic contact and support at a personal level.

MIT students have access to a wide range of support services and facilities, such as the Study Skills Program, Mentor Support Program, On-Campus Employment and the MIT Recruitment Agency (MITRA). In addition, MIT offers a range of scholarships to aspiring students.

FEE-HELP is available for eligible students.

Provider CRICOS: 01545C (VIC); 03245K (NSW)

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