Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Information Technology

Southern Cross University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01241G

The Bachelor of Information Technology offers a complete grounding in all aspects of the information and communications technology (ICT) industries including programming, systems analysis and design, multimedia development and usage, database development, networking and communications theory, computer security and technology management. Students also have the opportunity to study some of the issues confronting the ICT industry, including employer obligations, employee rights, impacts on society, and future directions of the industry.


  • 288 credit points (usually 24 units) must be completed
  • 10 core units, one 8-unit major, and 6 elective units


  • Information systems
  • Software development
  • User experience
  • University-wide majors available

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12
  • Recommended: any 2 units of English
  • Or TAFE and VET awards (Certificate III and above)
  • Or Undergraduate and Postgraduate study
  • Or Work Experience (minimum of 1 year full-time equivalent)

Study pathways

This course offers an intermediate award (early exit points) at Associate Degree level.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Coffs Harbour No
Gold Coast Yes
Perth Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

Graduates can establish information technology careers as programmers, multimedia developers, systems analysts, software engineers, database administrators, project managers, web developers, systems administrators and technical support personnel.

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