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Bachelor of Information Technology Overview

Award Title:Bachelor of Information Technology
Length of Program:3 years full time
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

This course brings together the knowledge and skills that are essential for professional IT careers along with subjects in interactive visualization, serious games, big data and data mining, interactive 2D/3D graphics and web technologies, mobile technologies, programming and design thinking, and programming.

The course features creative group problem solving in multi-disciplinary teams through a number of live events and an opportunity for an industry internship or industry based project in your final year.

A JCU graduate on successful completion of the Bachelor of Information Technology graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate essential knowledge for a career in technology related professions and practice
  • Synthesize industry standard and underlying principles and concepts for decision making
  • Critically analyse the core professional obligations, values and operations of organizations including sustainability
  • Critically evaluate data & resources in the context of relevant academic literature
  • Apply critical thinking to address IT related issues
  • Convey information clearly and fluently, in high quality written form appropriate for their audience
  • Demonstrate effective oral presentation skills for academic and professional audiences
  • Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively
  • Apply technical skills, including numeracy, necessary for professional practice
  • Demonstrate an awareness of ethical and social responsibility in professional practice
  • Identify and act upon, learning opportunities and self-improvements.

Entry Requirements

Completion of a provincial high school diploma with Year 12 English. Mathematics B is Desirable.

Career opportunities

Graduates will have the expertise to pursue exciting careers as project manager, network administrator and designer, system analyst, software developer, application developer, IT researcher, IT manager, system administrator, multimedia developer, game designer/tester/reviewer, simulation designer, enterprise architect, consultant, story boarder, web designer, and mobile app developer.


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