Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology

CRICOS 108468M
Bachelor of Information Technology

What is a Bachelor of Information Technology?

Our Bachelor of Information Technology is co-designed with industry to prepare you for a career in the ICT industry. Cover programming, software engineering, networks and databases, human-centred design, smart technologies and cloud architecture, and use technical and creative skills with 4.0-era technology to design IT solutions.

Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to solve and propose innovative solutions to complex and highly technical problems. You’ll cover foundational studies in programming, software engineering, network and database systems, and human-centred design, as well as topics in smart industry technologies, enterprise computing and cloud architectures. A choice of elective subjects, including software development, data analytics, artificial intelligence, web development and UX, game programming and cybersecurity, allows you to tailor the course to your interests. You will also have the opportunity to undertake work experience, which lets you apply your learnings and further prepare for entry into the workforce.

This course has been co-developed with industry-leading ICT practitioners and academics, and is structured to align with the guidelines of the Australian Computer Society.

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Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a cohesive and coherent understanding of IT concepts and technologies in solving complex industry problems.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate technology and design methodologies for the implementation of IT solutions.
  • Synthesise cognitive, technical and creative skills to design and develop inventive IT solutions for complex industry applications.
  • Communicate IT services and solutions to a diverse audience, ensuring they meet system and user needs.
  • Apply sound judgment, effective management, and collaborative skills in a professional IT context.
  • Demonstrate core professional obligations, ethics and social responsibilities in a professional IT context.
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging IT technologies to deliver creative and human-centric IT solutions.
Study mode
Online, On campus, Blended
Campus locations*
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Online
Student
Domestic
International
Course duration
3 years full time, up to 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated
Start date
3 June 2024
16 Sep 2024
Fees & scholarships

This is an AQF Level 7 course delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd

*For more details on international student study options.

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Apply your learning
Put your new skills into practice by working on live industry projects or completing industry placements.
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Career opportunities

Successfully completing a Bachelor of Information Technology prepares you to seek professional level employment in roles within the IT and software industries.

Potential career paths

  • Solutions Architect
    Average salary: $120,556 - $199,640
  • Network Designer
    Average salary: $88,628 - $167,175
  • Data Engineer
    Average salary: $107,065 - $165,000
  • Software Developer
    Average salary: $94,987 - $141,113
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Subjects and units

This course comprises of 18 core subjects and four elective subjects.

Each subject involves 10 hours of study per week, comprising three hours of facilitated study and seven hours self-directed study.

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3
  • Electives

Requirements

Complete seven core subjects. Additionally, you're required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Computer Architecture and Operating Systems | CAO107
  • Introduction to Programming | ITP122
  • Foundations of Information Systems | MIS100
  • Data and Networking | MIS102
  • Introduction to Software Engineering | ISE102
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing | ICC104
  • Interaction Design | DIG103A

Requirements

Complete seven core subjects. Additionally, you're required to select one elective from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Networking and Database Systems | NDS203
  • Human-Centred Design for Software Engineering | HCD206
  • IT Professional Practices | IPP221
  • Creative Enterprises | CEN207
  • Introduction to Data Science | IDS201
  • Project Based Learning Studio: Technology | PBT205
  • Secure By Design | SBD303

Requirements

Complete four core subjects. Additionally, you're required to select two electives from the electives tab.

Core subjects

  • Cloud Architecture | CLA321
  • Enterprise Computing Systems | ECS323
  • Smart Industry Applications | SIA322
  • Advanced Technology - Work Integrated Learning | ATW306

Requirements

Choose four electives.

Elective subjects

  • Algorithms and Data Structures (Pre-requisite ISE102) | ADS103
  • Business Information Systems | COMR2002
  • Ethics and Sustainability | MGT301A
  • Inspiration to Implementation | CDT301A
  • Probabilities and Statistics | PST107
  • Classification and Regression | CLR204
  • Data Mining and Visualisation | DMV302
  • Organisational Creativity & Innovation | BIZ301
  • Concepts in Artificial Intelligence | CAI104
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence | AAI202
  • Machine Learning Principles | MLP301
  • Deep Learning | DLE305
  • JavaScript Fundamentals | JSF100
  • UX Fundamentals | UXF200
  • Social Enterprise | SEN301
  • Advanced UX Applications | AUX300
  • 2D Game Programming | GPR103
  • Artificial Intelligence and Physics for Games | AIP201
  • Rapid Game Prototype | RGP204
  • Game Development PlayStation | GDP204
  • Cybersecurity Principles | CBS131
  • Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing | EPT232
  • Digital Forensic | DGF333
  • Enterprise Cybersecurity Governance and Applications | ECG334

Technology

Learn with industry standard technologies

International students must not enrol in more than one-third (33%) of online subjects over their course, and must study at least one face-to-face subject each study period. For more information, visit Study in Australia.

International students on a student visa are required to study full time (i.e. must complete a minimum of 1.0 EFTSL of study per year). For the latest information on study locations, please check the entry requirements flyer.

Study pathways

Torrens University offers undergraduate and postgraduate students with flexible entry options and study pathways. Whether you prefer a full program or a modular approach, we can tailor your studies to your needs. Start your journey with an undergraduate diploma or bachelor degree, or grow your career with a postgraduate qualification.

Need more help?

Let us customise a study plan and pathway for you.

Undergraduate

  • Diploma of Information Technology

    CRICOS 108469K

    8 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    1 year full time, up to 2 years part time, 6 months accelerated

    Start with a Diploma to explore a new career area, or gain guaranteed entry into our Bachelor program.

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  • Bachelor of Information Technology

    CRICOS 108468M

    22 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    3 years full time, up to 6 years part time, 2 years accelerated

    Experience industry placements, internships or industry-linked projects with our Bachelor degree.

Postgraduate

  • Graduate Certificate of Information Technology

    CRICOS 107048F

    4 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    1 trimester full time, 3 trimesters part time

    Complete just four subjects to expand your knowledge in a specific area, or take the first step towards your Masters.

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  • Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

    CRICOS 107048F

    8 core subjects
    Online | On campus | Blended
    1 trimester full time, 3 trimesters part time

    Complete four more subjects to expand or deepen your knowledge in a specific area.

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  • Master courses ( 2 options )
    • Master of Information Technology

      CRICOS 107046H

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    • Master of Information Technology Advanced

      CRICOS 107045J

      View course

Industry partners and Work‑Integrated Learning

When you study with Torrens University Australia, you will benefit from our extensive network of industry partners. You’ll learn from industry professionals, gain invaluable insights and build key industry relationships.

Complete an industry brief or internship

Engage with industry throughout your course as you complete an industry brief or internship, gaining valuable work experience in your dream field.

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Entry details

  • Domestic
  • International

Fees

Check the domestic course fee schedule for the cost of your course.

FEE-HELP

Eligible Australian students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.

Learn more about fees and FEE-HELP

Scholarships

If you are truly passionate about Design and Creative Technology, we want to hear from you. We have a variety of Design and Creative Technology scholarships on offer to assist you in becoming a key part of the Design and Creative Technology industry:

Admission criteria

Before you begin your application to study as a domestic student, check that you meet the requirements listed below.

Year 12 (Australian secondary school certificate) or equivalent

OR

Successful completion of a Vocational qualification (AQF Level 4), or above

OR

Successful completion of a Higher Education qualification

OR

Work life experience demonstrating the ability to undertake study at the required level.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

Fees

Check the international course fee schedule for the cost of your course. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended options.

Fee payment

Course fees can be paid across three study periods. Each instalment to be paid before the beginning of the academic stage census date.

Scholarships

We want you to have the best possible chance to succeed, which is why we offer a range of financial scholarships to support our international students during their study journey.

Admission criteria

Before you begin your course application to study as an international student, check that you meet the requirements below.

Australian Year 12 or equivalent and
Academic IELTS 6.0 (no band less than 5.5) or equivalent
OR alternative entry requirement may be available. Contact the International Admissions team for more information.

View full course admission information

Guaranteed pathway and Recognition of Prior Learning

If you have already completed a qualification or gained skills through life or work experience, you may be able to credit this against your degree with us. Check information about Recognition of Prior Learning and Course Credit transfer. We also offer pathway opportunities to further your learning.

Learn more about study pathways

How to apply

Frequently asked questions

  • What are Torrens University Australia’s ATAR requirements for domestic students?
  • What if  I don’t meet the entry criteria for a degree?
  • Am I eligible for FEE-HELP?
  • Can I get course credit for previous experience?
  • What are Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer (CT)? How do I apply?
  • How do I apply for a scholarship?

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