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Australian Catholic University Information Technology School (undergraduate entry)

KOM Consultants are the official Canadian representative for Australian Catholic University in Australia. Canadian applications to Australian Catholic University’s Information Technology programs are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.

Australian Catholic University Bachelor of Information technology Overview

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BInfoTech) prepares you to become an IT professional with knowledge and skills to enable you to build and integrate effective business information systems that support the decision-making structures within an organization. This course teaches you how to do the following within computer-based systems: analyse; design; build; test; implement. In addition to its IT focus, the Bachelor of Information Technology covers the human and business skills you need in an organization. You will also gain professional industry experience that will link your studies to the “real world” of work and improve your employability on graduation.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Bachelor of Information Technology
Length of Program:3 years full time
Intake:Feb/July
Prerequisites:completed high school diploma
Interview:Not required
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Information Technology
Country:Australia

The course is consistent with professional and industry standards as recommended by international ICT bodies, such as IEEE and ACM. It is for aspiring Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and Business Information Systems (BIS) professionals.

The first year of the Bachelor of Information Technology provides a general grounding in core business topics such as management, marketing and law. The second year concentrates on foundation information technology topics including systems analysis, databases and programming, while in the third year, students will choose a professional pathway from industry-relevant choices such as business analysis, applications development or database administration.

The course has a strong focus on practical knowledge and skills with the final year including a full-year project to prepare students for transition from study to professional practice in the workplace. The project requires both team and individual work to achieve industry-standard outcomes. The Bachelor of Information Technology is studied in multi-mode. In Sydney students can choose to study online or in attendance mode. This course is available for International students in Sydney only.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a Canadian Provincial High School Diploma with an overall average of 60% in final year results.

Sample Course Structure

ACU IT Undergraduate sample course structure

Professional Pathway units:
In third year students choose a professional focus or stream. Students can specialize in either Application Development, Business Analysis or Database Analysis
by completing two units in one of these areas.

Career Opportunities

Graduate career opportunities arise in both the private and public sectors and cover a wide range of occupations:

  • Applications developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems administrator
  • Software architect
  • Database administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • IT support technician
  • Systems project manager
  • Programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Technical and network support professional
  • Web specialist and developer

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