UNDERGRADUATE

Bachelor of Information Technology

The information technology industry is central to the way we work, learn, play, communicate and socialise. Build a solid foundation for your future career with core IT skills suitable across multiple industries. During Deakin’s Bachelor of Information Technology, you will gain the essential skills and experience required to embark on a career in IT, while developing specialist knowledge in an industry-relevant major study area of your choosing.

Degree Details

Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities Develop a broad, coherent knowledge of the IT discipline, including its dynamic environment, with detailed knowledge of project management principles, and in depth knowledge in the area of the chosen major.

Design, develop and implement IT systems and software, and associated policies and procedures for optimal use and apply industry standards and best practice in one or more specialised areas of IT.

Apply an in-depth knowledge of the roles of IT in the context of modern organisations and society and propose enhancements.

Communication Communicate in an IT context to inform, motivate and effect change utilising a range of verbal, graphical and written methods, recognising the needs of diverse audiences.
Digital literacy Utilise a range of digital technologies and information sources to discover, analyse, evaluate, select, process and disseminate both technical and non-technical information.
Critical thinking Evaluate specialist IT information using critical and analytical thinking, technical skills and well-developed judgement to identify problems, analyse user requirements and propose solutions.
Problem solving Apply theoretical constructs and skills and critical analysis to real-world and ill-defined problems and develop innovative IT solutions.
Self-management Apply knowledge and skills to new situations in professional practice and/or further learning in the field of IT with adaptability, autonomy, responsibility and personal accountability for actions as a practitioner and a learner.

Apply understanding of reflective practice and self-critique skills within broad parameters to plan for their own future continuing professional development.

Teamwork Apply the principles of effective teamwork as a member of diverse IT teams to demonstrate responsibility for own learning within broad parameters.
Global citizenship Apply professional and ethical standards and accountability for own learning to the development, design, construction and management of localised IT solutions.

IT is at the heart of innovation and productivity. It shapes the way we live, work, learn, communicate, socialise and entertain ourselves. It’s no surprise then that IT graduates are in high demand globally. Information Technology gives you the contemporary knowledge, skills and experience required for a successful and satisfying career as an IT professional.

Career opportunities include:

  • application, software or game developer
  • technical architect
  • multimedia designer or developer
  • solutions architect
  • augmented reality creator
  • mobile and apps developer
  • network specialist
  • project manager
  • security architect
  • UX designer
  • web designer or developer.

Alternatively, you can apply your skills in non-traditional fields, such as healthcare, education, government and business.

If you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the following.

Education

This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

VCE Senior Secondary prerequisite studies

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

Personal statement

If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.

If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for Recognition of Prior Learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your Recognition of Prior Learning.
Your Recognition of Prior Learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.

Course structure

To complete the Bachelor of Information Technology, students must attain 24 credit points, which must include the following:

  • Twelve (12) credit points of core units (12 credit points)
  • Three (3) credit points of Information Technology capstone units (3 credit points)
  • Completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)
  • Completion of SIT010 Safety Induction Program (0-credit point compulsory unit)
  • Completion of STP010 Career Tools for Employability (0-credit point compulsory unit)
  • And one of:
    • An IT Major sequence (6 credit points) and 3 credit points of open electives
    • An IT Minor sequence (4 credit points) and 5 credit points of open electives
    • Two IT Minor sequences (8 credit points) and 1 credit point open elective
  • Level 1 - maximum of 10 credit points
  • Level 3 - minimum of 6 credit points

How To Apply

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

Complete your details and we'll make sure your inquiry is sent to the DEAKIN UNIVERSITY which will contact you to discuss this degree. For more details, feel free to contact one of the educational consultants at EDVISE HUB Click Here To Book Your Session

Degree Details

Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities Develop a broad, coherent knowledge of the IT discipline, including its dynamic environment, with detailed knowledge of project management principles, and in depth knowledge in the area of the chosen major.

Design, develop and implement IT systems and software, and associated policies and procedures for optimal use and apply industry standards and best practice in one or more specialised areas of IT.

Apply an in-depth knowledge of the roles of IT in the context of modern organisations and society and propose enhancements.

Communication Communicate in an IT context to inform, motivate and effect change utilising a range of verbal, graphical and written methods, recognising the needs of diverse audiences.
Digital literacy Utilise a range of digital technologies and information sources to discover, analyse, evaluate, select, process and disseminate both technical and non-technical information.
Critical thinking Evaluate specialist IT information using critical and analytical thinking, technical skills and well-developed judgement to identify problems, analyse user requirements and propose solutions.
Problem solving Apply theoretical constructs and skills and critical analysis to real-world and ill-defined problems and develop innovative IT solutions.
Self-management Apply knowledge and skills to new situations in professional practice and/or further learning in the field of IT with adaptability, autonomy, responsibility and personal accountability for actions as a practitioner and a learner.

Apply understanding of reflective practice and self-critique skills within broad parameters to plan for their own future continuing professional development.

Teamwork Apply the principles of effective teamwork as a member of diverse IT teams to demonstrate responsibility for own learning within broad parameters.
Global citizenship Apply professional and ethical standards and accountability for own learning to the development, design, construction and management of localised IT solutions.

IT is at the heart of innovation and productivity. It shapes the way we live, work, learn, communicate, socialise and entertain ourselves. It’s no surprise then that IT graduates are in high demand globally. Information Technology gives you the contemporary knowledge, skills and experience required for a successful and satisfying career as an IT professional.

Career opportunities include:

  • application, software or game developer
  • technical architect
  • multimedia designer or developer
  • solutions architect
  • augmented reality creator
  • mobile and apps developer
  • network specialist
  • project manager
  • security architect
  • UX designer
  • web designer or developer.

Alternatively, you can apply your skills in non-traditional fields, such as healthcare, education, government and business.

If you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the following.

Education

This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

VCE Senior Secondary prerequisite studies

Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL or equivalent.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

Personal statement

If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.

If you have completed previous studies which you believe may reduce the number of units you have to complete at Deakin, indicate in the appropriate section on your application that you wish to be considered for Recognition of Prior Learning. You will need to provide a certified copy of your previous course details so your credit can be determined. If you are eligible, your offer letter will then contain information about your Recognition of Prior Learning.
Your Recognition of Prior Learning is formally approved prior to your enrolment at Deakin during the Enrolment and Orientation Program. You must bring original documents relating to your previous study so that this approval can occur.

Course structure

To complete the Bachelor of Information Technology, students must attain 24 credit points, which must include the following:

  • Twelve (12) credit points of core units (12 credit points)
  • Three (3) credit points of Information Technology capstone units (3 credit points)
  • Completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)
  • Completion of SIT010 Safety Induction Program (0-credit point compulsory unit)
  • Completion of STP010 Career Tools for Employability (0-credit point compulsory unit)
  • And one of:
    • An IT Major sequence (6 credit points) and 3 credit points of open electives
    • An IT Minor sequence (4 credit points) and 5 credit points of open electives
    • Two IT Minor sequences (8 credit points) and 1 credit point open elective
  • Level 1 - maximum of 10 credit points
  • Level 3 - minimum of 6 credit points

How To Apply

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

Complete your details and we'll make sure your inquiry is sent to the DEAKIN UNIVERSITY which will contact you to discuss this degree. For more details, feel free to contact one of the educational consultants at EDVISE HUB Click Here To Book Your Session

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