Bachelor of Information Technology




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
This three-year degree has a strong focus on industry projects, giving you the chance to develop a medium-sized software program in your final year.
Your subjects will cover social and ethical issues such as computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches along with IT fundamentals. You'll also gain skills in project management, project estimation, documentation and report evaluation through the theoretical side of these core subjects.
Your IT studies will include web and software development, IT systems analysis, design, programming and networking. In these classes you'll develop an understanding of infrastructure technology, planning and management and develop ways to understand systems and implement technical programs including e-commerce, data systems and mobile applications.
You can combine your IT skills with business, social sciences and humanities through elective subjects or refine your IT skills further in web engineering, computer technology, security and information systems analysis.
You may be selected for our Honours program based on your academic performance. You may also receive the chance to work part-time for a large-scale organisation during your degree, gaining credit points for your work. Scholarships of up to $6000 may be offered by the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology.
Career outcomes
Graduates can develop innovative solutions through the effective use of IT tools, and critically analyses domain-specific problems in various industry sectors, such as banking, marketing, health, education, government and transportation. Our current industry partners offer a number of cadetships or Industry Based Learning (IBL) scholarships to our high-achieving students each year. Career opportunities include systems analyst, analyst programmer, database manager, software engineer, and strategist and systems marketer.

Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Information Technology on the Bendigo and Bundoora (Melbourne) campuses is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology may apply for membership with the ACS. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.


Which department am I in? Department of ICT

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have a score of 8. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based Test - Overall score of 550 with 5 or better in TWE (Test of Written English); TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50, Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 169 with no less than 169 in any component, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 169 with no less than 169 in any component.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have completion of Australian Year 12 with certain grade. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.
Subject prerequisites
VCE: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL.

HSC: One of English (Standard), English (Advanced) (Band 2), English as a Second Language (Band 3).
English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based Test - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English; TOEFL Internet-based Test - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22; Satisfactory completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B (EFS5 UG minimum 60 per cent) which is available from La Trobe Melbourne; La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: 60 per cent final result in a course; English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): a minimum score of 57 with no communicative skill score less than 50. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a pass grade of C or higher or approved international equivalent.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Chisholm Institute
Melbourne Polytechnic
Box Hill Institute
La Trobe Melbourne
Trinity College - The University of Melbourne

Full Time (3 years or 2 years fast-track)

A$31,200.00 (US$ 24,405) per year

5 March 2018, 30 July 2018, 5 November 2018

Sydney Campus 255 Elizabeth Street, SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

A$31,200.00 (US$ 24,405) per year

5 March 2018, 30 July 2018

La Trobe University Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus, Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY, Victoria, 3086, MELBOURNE, Australia