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Bachelor of Information Technology (Web and Mobile Technologies)

Course summary for current students

Award granted Bachelor of Information Technology (Web and Mobile Technologies)
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeS339

Note: Offered to continuing students only.

Continuing students should contact their course advisor for further information.

Further course structure information can be found in the handbook archive.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Web and Mobile Technologies) has been developed in recognition of the need for a stronger emphasis on the distributed nature of information technology; new programming methodologies and paradigms; the need for providing information for all users; and the development of internet and mobile technologies. This course offers a modern and learning-oriented program in information technology, with a particular focus on the selected area of web and mobile technologies, particularly those associated with distributed systems and applications; computer networks; web applications and web services development; building mobile applications; IT, in particular web and mobile use in organisations and computer security.


Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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Equipment requirements

Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection. Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website, or by telephone 03 9244 6699.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

To be awarded a Bachelor of Information Technology (Web and Mobile Technologies), a student must pass 24 credit points, which must include eight core units plus the eight stream core units. The remaining 8 credit points may be selected from units offered by any area of the University. Students should note that they must also comply with the following rules:

  • level 1 - up to 10 credit points
  • levels 2 and 3 - at least 14 credit points over both levels
  • level 3 - at least 6 credit points of which at least 4 must be in course-grouped units (SIT-coded units)


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Course structure

Level 1
Trimester 1

SIT101 Fundamentals of Information Technology  

SIT102 Introduction to Programming  

SIT010 Safety Induction Program  *

Trimester 2

SIT103 Database and Information Retrieval  

SIT104 Introduction to Web Development  

SIT131 Unit description is currently unavailable  

Level 2

Trimester 1

SIT201  Unit no longer available, replaced by MSC228 Information Systems Analysis and Design

SIT211  Unit no longer available, replaced by MSC220 Small Business Systems

SIT222 Operating Systems Concepts  

Trimester 2
SIT202 Computer Networks  


SIT231 Unit description is currently unavailable  

SIT284 IT Security Management  

Level 3

Trimester 1
SIT301 IT Practice  

SIT322 Distributed Systems  

SIT313 Mobile Computing  

Trimester 2
SIT302 Project  

SIT342 Unit description is currently unavailable  

*Note: SIT010 is a 0 credit safety induction unit.


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