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|Award granted||Bachelor of Information Technology|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)|
|Length||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Indicative annual fee 2015||$24,090 AUD|
|CRICOS course code||053993D|
Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent). More information is available at www.ielts.org
|Deakin course code||S326|
|VTAC Codes||1400314443 - Waurn Ponds (Geelong), International full-fee paying place|
1400514443 - Burwood (Melbourne), International full-fee paying place
|Faculty contacts||Deakin International|
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
The Bachelor of Information Technology is available as a single degree in the School of Information Technology, and as a combined degree with Business Information Systems.
This course provides a thorough grounding in the basic skills of computing, such as networking, IT security, multimedia, or software development. At the same time the program provides the theoretical understanding and experience necessary to enable graduates to keep abreast of this rapidly changing field.
You will not only develop a thorough knowledge of the discipline, its theoretical underpinnings and its technical skills, but also develop a body of experience, build useful systems and lead project teams. Through the study of a core set of information technology units common to all Bachelor of Information Technology degrees at Deakin University and the selection of a variety of IT major sequences and elective studies (both IT course-grouped and units from other disciplines) you can tailor your studies to your own interests and specific career aspirations.
An honours year is available for high-achieving students upon completion of this degree.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
The Bachelor of Information Technology is professionally accredited with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
You may find employment in roles such as object-oriented and procedural programmer, database and web designer and manager, network manager, component integrator, project manager, consultant or system analyst.
The course comprises a total of 24 credit points, which must include the following:
Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.
Students must complete at least one major from the following areas:
|SIT010||Safety Induction Program|
|SIT101||Fundamentals of Information Technology|
|SIT103||Database and Information Retrieval|
|SIT104||Introduction to Web Development|
|SIT105||Critical Thinking and Problem Solving for IT|
|SIT223||Information Technology Professional Skills|
|SIT306||Work Placement ^|
Note: SIT010 is a 0 credit point safety induction unit.
^ available from 2016 (offered in Trimester 1, trimester 2, trimester 3)
Students should consult their enrolment officer to ensure their course plan meets the course rules detailed above.
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 www.deakin.edu.au/sebe/it, or by telephone 03 9244 6699.
Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.
High performing graduates can continue on to an Honours year of study, which can be completed in two full time trimesters, or equivalent full time study. Graduates who gain high outcomes in the Honours year can then continue on to a higher degree by research, either within the School of Information Technology, or in others Schools within the Faculty or other Universities. Graduates can also progress to postgraduate coursework programs offered.