Associate Degree in Information Technology

Southern Cross University

This entry-level program comprises the first two years (16 units) of the Bachelor of Information Technology. It provides a strong technical emphasis to develop skills as a para-professional in the information and communications technology industry. Successful graduates may then upgrade their qualification to Bachelor level following completion of an additional year. The University also offers the mentoring program Women in Technology to provide dedicated support and scholarships opportunities for women entering this industry.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12; or TAFE and VET Awards (Certificate III and above); or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study; or work experience (minimum of 1 year full-time); Recommended: any 2 units of English

Structure:

192 credit points (usually 16 units) must be completed. While there are no majors, students can study units in applications development, database systems, digital media, programming, systems analysis and design, and web development.

Subjects you can Study:

Applications development; Database systems; Digital media; Programming; Systems analysis and design; Web development.

Study Pathways:

Students may transfer into the Bachelor of Information Technology with full credit for the first 2 years.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 01241G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Coffs Harbour No info Yes Online 2 years
Bold and progressive, Southern Cross University is one of the world's Top 50 Generation Y Universities. It is also among the world's Top 150 Young Universities.Our contemporary campuses, with purpose-built world-class facilities, are located on the east coast of Australia: at the Gold Coast in Queensland, and in Lismore and Coffs Harbour in New South Wales - unique regions renowned for their unparalleled natural beauty and ecological diversity, providing living laboratories for learning and creative hubs for artistic endeavour. Branch campuses in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth are operated in collaboration with EduCo on behalf of Southern Cross University. The University also operates The Hotel School Sydney and Melbourne in partnership with Mulpha Australia. Our growing world-class status is further demonstrated by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as 'at world standard or above' in 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance. Southern Cross welcomes students from more than 50 countries throughout the world and offers distinctly personalised undergraduate and postgraduate courses online and on campus in a supportive learning environment. Students are well supported by dedicated staff, many of whom are world leaders in their field. Degrees are designed in consultation with industry and delivered across a broad range of disciplines: Arts, Media and Music; Business and Tourism; Education; Engineering; Environmental, Forest and Marine Science; Health and Human Sciences; Indigenous Knowledge; Information Technology; Law; Social Science; and Social Welfare. The University also offers preparatory courses, Diplomas and Associate degrees through SCU College. Times Higher Education University Rankings. par

Provider CRICOS: 01241G

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