Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
Course summary for current students
|Year||2016 course information|
|Award granted||Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Duration||1 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||063354G|
|Deakin course code||S470|
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.
Normally an overall level of academic performance at 70% or greater in level 3 units within the Bachelor of Information Technology (or equivalent) is required to be eligible to join the honours program, with an alternative entry pathway to further consider relevant work experience assessed through an interview process.
Fees and charges
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.
2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:
|Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*||Domestic Fee Paying||International Fee Paying|
The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.
* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.
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.
|SIT420||Introduction to Information Technology Research|
|SIT421||Honours Information Technology Coursework|
|SIT422||Honours Information Technology Thesis A|
|SIT423||Honours Information Technology Thesis B|