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Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Application Development)

Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Application Development) (BITC)
CRICOS: 007490J

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 3 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Jan, May, Sep

Overview

  • Be at the forefront of technical solutions and take the first step toward a diverse and rewarding career as a software developer. Practically every industry needs its own type of software and people who can create it to their unique specifications.
  • The Software Application Development major allows you to explore web technology, techniques and database systems; to learn how to plan and manage large software projects; and provides a rounded skillset ready for the workforce.
  • Study a Bachelor of IT with UniSQ and learn about the fundamentals of structured programming and the application of basic algorithms and data structures. 
  • You’ll grow your interpersonal skills and work collaboratively to explore creative ways to solve problems through coding.
  • Gain hands-on work-integrated learning experience and connect with our industry partners during a final-year capstone course.
  • Undertake a double major in IT or choose to combine this major with courses from other disciplines, such as Law, Business, Science or Arts, to meet your career goals.

Further study

If you're interested in further study, you can move on to the Master of Information Technology, Master of Data Science or Master of Cyber Security.

Thinking of studying in 2024? UniSQ will be delivering flexible new ways of teaching, with different calendar offerings, making the balance of study and life easier. Read more in our new academic calendar FAQs.

Professional accreditation

Our Bachelor of Information Technology degree is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries. The Seoul Accord is a multi-lateral agreement that allows ACS accreditation to be recognised globally. This means when you graduate, your degree will be recognised by other countries who are members of the Accord.

Career outcomes

  • Graduates can find work as a software developer, software programmer, IT systems manager, database system developer and manager, or app developer in a range of industries, such as precision agriculture or engineering firms, insurance or banking.
  • Work either as an independent contractor or within a larger company allowing you to choose a work environment and lifestyle that suit your requirements.

Entry requirements

Pre-requisites

To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English (Units 3 & 4, C)

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to a grade C or higher in Units 3 and 4 at high school level (typically studied in Year 12). Find out more about assumed knowledge.

It is also recommended that you have studied General Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C), or equivalent.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Inherent requirements

There are inherent requirements that must be met in order to successfully complete this degree. Inherent requirements are fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the degree, while maintaining the academic integrity of the degree. Please read and understand the inherent requirements specific to the Bachelor of Information Technology before applying.

If you think you may experience any problems meeting inherent requirements, you can talk to a Student Equity Officer about reasonable adjustments that may be put in place to assist you. Any reasonable adjustments made must not fundamentally change the nature of the inherent requirement.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 24 units.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
1 x major 8
1 x second major
or 8 x electives
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x electives
8
Total 24

Refer to the UniSQ Handbook for an example of courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Double degrees

You may like to study Information Technology as part of a double degree to give you the flexibility tailor your degree to your ambition.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 30120
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 30120

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to UniSQ.

CRICOS: 007490J

Intakes

You can select to start your study in Trimester 1, 2 or 3.

Study period  Orientation  Study period start date Finish date
Trimester 1, 2024  Monday 15 January Monday 22 January Friday 26 April 
Trimester 2, 2024 Monday 6 May Monday 13 May  Friday 16 August
Trimester 3, 2024 Monday 26 August Monday 2 September Friday 6 December 

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