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Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology (BITC)

Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep
Note: The Information Technology Management major and Networking and Security major are available at UniSQ Springfield campus.

Bachelor of Information Technology overview

  • Join the most in-demand profession in Australia* and learn how to be a problem solver and innovator across a wide range of industries as an expert in information technology.
  • In UniSQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology, you can choose to specialise in software application development, artificial intelligence and data science, or networking and cyber security.
  • Connect with industry partners and gain work-integrated learning experience during a final-year capstone course.
  • Studying a Bachelor of Information Technology in Australia allows you to learn best-practice and valuable insights from renowned experts and researchers in ICT, and gain skills and knowledge to help you seek industry certification.
  • When you study with us, you have to option to enrol in courses online or attend classes on-campus, to speed up or slow down your learning by studying full-time or part-time depending on your work, family and life commitments.
  • The Bachelor of Information Technology is Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredited, giving eligibility for ACS membership, and recognition by ACS for certification.
*Employers will demand an additional 573,000 ICT qualifications by 2027 and 87% of jobs in Australia require digital skills (Deloitte Access Economics, ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse, 2022).

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Begin your study journey today with the university rated 5/5 stars for graduates starting salaries* and start the degree that’s right for you.

*Good Universities Guide 2024

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Why study a Bachelor of Information Technology?

Do you enjoy keeping up-to-date with the latest digital trends and technology? Are you looking for a multifaceted career that allows you to work in a variety of industries and sectors within Australia and internationally? UniSQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology online or on-campus may be for you!

With a national shortage of IT professionals, the need for skilled workers has never been greater according to Jobs and Skills Australia. As a qualified IT professional you can look forward to a lucrative and diverse career with abundant job opportunities.

What do you learn in a Bachelor of Information Technology degree?

The skills you will learn to become an IT professional will vary depending on the specialisation you choose. Generally, information systems, communication, programming, cyber security and software development are common subject areas covered in a Bachelor of Information Technology.

At UniSQ, you can choose from a variety of Bachelor of Information Technology specialisation to align with your interests and goals including:

What can I do with a Bachelor of Information Technology degree?

Your career options with a Bachelor of Information Technology will vary depending on your specialisation and if you’d like to work in private or public sectors. Bachelor of Information Technology graduates enjoy successful careers including:

  • Computer programmer
  • System analysts/developer
  • Data analyst/scientist
  • Software developer
  • Project manager
  • Web application developer
  • IT Manager
  • IT security specialist
  • Database designer or administrator.

UniSQ’s Bachelor of Information Technology is Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredited, giving eligibility for ACS membership, and recognition by ACS for certification.

What are the entry requirements?

To study a Bachelor of Information Technology at UniSQ you need to meet a minimum ATAR and assumed knowledge. ‘Assumed knowledge’ is the term we use to explain the minimum level of knowledge we presume you have in some subjects before you start your degree.

For further information on ATAR and assumed knowledge, please view the entry requirements section of your preferred specialisation for details.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, we have many pathway options you can explore.

How long does a Bachelor of Information Technology take?
A Bachelor of Information Technology qualification at UniSQ will take you approximately 3 years to complete. Some students choose to study part-time which increases the time it takes to finish the required courses.
How much does a Bachelor of Information Technology cost in Australia?

The cost of a Bachelor of Information Technology in Australia will vary depending on the education provider and specialisation you choose.

When you study with us, the first year of your studies will cost approximately AUD 8021 (Commonwealth supported place), not including student services and amenities fees.

Please view the fees and scholarships section of your preferred specialisation for details.

Why study a Bachelor of Information Technology with UniSQ?
  • Get a strong start to your career in IT.
  • Put into practice what you learn through industry-based learning experience or project.
  • Become eligible for Australian Computer Society (ACS) membership.
  • Use leading-edge enterprise tools and learn best-practice and valuable insights from renowned experts and researchers in ICT.
  • UniSQ is rated five out of five stars for Computing and Information Systems overall experience and student support (Good Universities Guide, 2023).