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Honours in information technology

Extend your prior learning in IT to gain a deeper understanding of your chosen discipline through research exploration with a Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours).

Honours in information technology

Through an honours degree, you'll be able to gain in-depth knowledge of your chosen discipline and explore deeper approaches to future technologies while opening doors to further research, such as a higher degree by research masters or PhD.

Graduates with honours are in high demand for their investigative, exploratory and lateral thinking approach to IT. You'll work together with supervisors on a project, helping to reinforce the skills and knowledge you have and work towards contributing new ideas to IT.

Key dates and contact

Honours applications need to be received by the following closing dates:

  • Trimester 1 2024, 9 February 2024
  • Trimester 2 2024, 24 June 2024
  • Trimester 3 2024, 21 October 2024

For more information about the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) please contact:

Prof Manzur Murshed
Interim Honours Course Director

Prof Gang Li
Deputy Honours Course Director

How to apply

Take a look through the projects booklet to see if there is an existing project that interests you or propose your own project and identify a potential supervisor.

Contact the project supervisor to discuss the project and seek their written (email) agreement to supervise you.

Once you have agreed on a project with your supervisor you will need to complete our two-part application.

  1. Complete the Honours application form (PDF, 168.5KB).
  2. Apply through Deakin's application portal, attaching the completed honours application form.
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