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Bachelor of Information Technology

Course code U67

Focuses on the practical and theoretical dimensions of information technology, and prepares students for careers in the fields of information technology, IT management and cyber security.

The course places an emphasis on critical thinking and problem solving alongside discipline knowledge and skills, providing students with the opportunity to undertake complex information technology projects both independently and in teams. Students are introduced to concepts including programming, mathematics, networking, databases and cyber security in their foundation year, before developing advanced skills in information technology, including web development, data management and visualisation in an enterprise context, IT security management and project management.

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Entry requirements

70 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

U67

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,400

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

U67

CRICOS code

052093D

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $30,800

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Duration

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 1: Study part-time Online

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time Online

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
SCI1125Professional Science Essentials15
CSP1150Programming Principles15
MAT1252Mathematics for Computing15
CSI1241Systems Analysis15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSG1105Applied Communications15
CSI1101Computer Security15
ENS1161Computer Fundamentals15
CSG1207Systems and Database Design15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSG2132Enterprise Data15
CSP2101Scripting Languages15
CSI2102Information Security15
CSI2104Introduction to Information Warfare15
Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
CSG2431Interactive Web Development15
CSG2344Project Methods and Professionalism15
MAN1100Management 15
CSI3207Network Security Fundamentals15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAT3170Data Analysis and Visualisation15
CSG3309IT Security Management15
MAN3121Leadership 15
MKT2805Social Media Marketing15
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Students not completing Work Integrated Learning enrol in:
CSG3101Applied Project30
Elective Unitx 230
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
Students completing Work Integrated Learning enrol in:
CSI3345Work Experience Project60

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply an understanding of diversity and a global outlook, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders perspectives, when designing information systems.
  2. Apply broad knowledge of concepts, principles and techniques in the discipline of information technology, including management, processing and communication of data.
  3. Apply discipline knowledge, problem solving and creative thinking skills to anticipate challenges and produce solutions to contemporary IT problems.
  4. Communicate IT knowledge and ideas clearly and coherently to technical and non-technical audiences.
  5. Demonstrate autonomous and ongoing learning in the discipline of Information technology to ensure continued relevance of skills and knowledge.
  6. Demonstrate technological literacy by finding, evaluating and using relevant tools and information from a range of sources.
  7. Interpret and analyse complex information technology problems using systems thinking, design thinking and systems analysis.
  8. Work collaboratively and demonstrate initiative on complex IT projects with consideration of professional ethics.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $9,400 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $30,800 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

This course prepares graduates for a range of careers via practical experience in analysing and solving real world problems in information technology and related disciplines, underpinned by strong theoretical concept knowledge. Over the course of the degree students have the opportunity to undertake international study tours, work integrated learning and internships in their chosen field.

Possible future job titles

Computer Support Officer, Systems Analyst, IT Consultant, Systems Administrator, Software Support Officer, Project Manager, Systems Integrator, Data Analyst

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