University of Canberra

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

University of Canberra

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00212K

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) introduces students to the essential core knowledge and skills in the field of information and communication technology (ICT), along with comprehensive knowledge and skills ranging from management on the business side to technology resources and building on the technical side. Graduates will possess strong communication skills with solid expertise to critique, synthesise and apply new development, skills, knowledge and standards in the ICT field to real world ICT systems with respect to their business environments, policies, and management. Graduates will also have the knowledge and skills of cutting edge developments in the ICT industry including business, information systems, system analysis and modelling, cyber security and system administration, networking and software development etc., with a high-level awareness of professional ethics, responsibilities, values and standards. The Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) is not accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). The University offers alternative courses that are accredited by the ACS - for more information contact


72 credit points


  • Subjects include: Introduction to Information Technology
  • Database Design
  • Professional Practice in IT
  • Information & Communication Technology Project
  • Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Systems Analysis and Modelling
  • Introduction to Network Engineering
  • Software Technology 1
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Computer and Network Security
  • Introduction to Computer Engineering
  • Wireless Networks
  • Contemporary IT & E Issues
  • Technology and Engineering Management
  • Network Architecture. Students may also choose from a wide range of elective breadth majors.

Standard entry requirements

  • This course is only available to students transferring from other degrees, offered either by the University of Canberra or approved articulation partners. Students will need to be eligible for at least 24 credit points of credit prior to admission. In all other aspects, normal UC admission requirements to an undergraduate course apply.
  • Assumed knowledge: Basic knowledge and skills in ICT (Information and Communication Technology) and basic numeracy and literacy skills.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UC College, Bruce International: $100,500
  • ATAR: 60
  • Full-time : 3 years

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