Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

COURSE (DOMESTIC STUDENTS)

Overview

Deakin’s IT honours program aims to provide you with a deep understanding of the discipline of Information Technology through focused research in your area of interest. Throughout the program you’ll acquire valuable skills for life-long learning; an essential professional attribute in this ever-evolving field.

The coursework component of the honours program provides you with essential theoretical knowledge underpinning robust research, while the research project develops the practical skills necessary to investigate an area of interest through research exploration.

An honours degree will give you a competitive edge in the job market, and creates a pathway to further study and research. For more information on career outcomes for this course, please refer to the Bachelor of Information Technology.

Entry into the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) program requires that students have completed a Bachelor of Information Technology (or equivalent), and hold an overall level of academic performance of 70% or greater in their level 3 units.  An alternative entry pathway to the Honours Program for consideration is the evidence of relevant work experience assessed through an interview process.

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Duration

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Trimester 1

  • Start date: March
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Trimester 2

  • Start date: July
  • Available at:
    • Burwood (Melbourne)
    • Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Deakin splits the academic year into three terms, known as trimesters. Most students usually undertake two trimesters each year (March-June, July-November).

Key information

Award granted

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Year

2017 course information

Tuition fee rate

Available fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees

Deakin code

S470

CRICOS code

063354G

Level

Undergraduate

Entry requirements

Deakin University offers admission to undergraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

To be eligible for admission, applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor of Information Technology, or equivalent, plus have an overall level of academic performance of 70% or greater in their level 3 units.

An alternative entry pathway to Honours maybe considered through evidence of relevant work experience, this would be assessed through an interview process.

Professional Recognition

Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology courses are eligible for full professional membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Course Structure

To complete the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours), students must attain 8 credit points.

The 8 credit points will include four 2 credit point units of study.

How to apply

Apply direct to Deakin

Applications can be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.

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Course pathways

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Disclaimers:
Through a DLC: Some courses are only available for first year and students must transfer to online or campus based study.
Through Deakin College and TAFE: Completion of diploma and minimum academic requirements apply to enter Deakin University.
Through Deakin: Transfers within Deakin are subject to availability and meeting minimum academic requirements.

Further study options

Graduates may wish to apply for further study in Higher Degrees by Research.

Faculty contact information

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Information Technology
03 9244 6699
Email sebe@deakin.edu.au

www.deakin.edu.au/information-technology 

Scholarship options

A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships

Offered campuses

Burwood

Just 30 minutes from the city centre, the Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin's thriving metropolitan campus.


Geelong Waurn Ponds

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus is located on the western edge of Geelong, boasting expansive landscaped grounds.


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