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3002111 | 019840D | CRICOS Provider number 01241G

Bachelor of Information Technology

In partnership with Southern Cross University

Get the advanced skills needed to take control of your career. This degree will equip you with the specialised knowledge to pursue a career as an IT professional.

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Coomera Start date: 06 Mar 2023 Duration: 3 years
STUDY LOCATIONS Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Annual indicative cost
$7,950

Course overview

Get the advanced skills needed to take control of your career. Information technology (IT) is not just a pathway to your future; your degree could help you shape the future.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, the number of people working in IT will continue to grow. This highly specialised occupation offers high earning potential with employers looking for workers who have strong computer literacy, can communicate clearly, and work well in a team.

If you dream of developing amazing software, designing multimedia experiences or creating tomorrow’s smart systems, this degree provides the technical, analytical and creative skills you need. Study on campus or and take advantage of optional internship units that add hands-on, real-life experience.

Tailor your studies through the choice of a major in networks and cybersecurity, software development or user experience. An added bonus is our ‘Women in Technology’ program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry. 

Successful completion of this degree will qualify you to work as a programmer, designer, web developer, systems analyst, database administrator, project manager, ICT network professional or technical support personnel.

What can I do?

  • Programmer
  • Web Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Project Manager

Course outcome:

3002111 Bachelor of Information Technology

State-of-the-art equipment

As a TAFE Queensland student you'll have access to a variety of industry-standard equipment and facilities. Get the skills you need to launch your career with access to the latest technology in our high-tech computer labs.

Industry skills and experience

Our experienced teaching staff are still heavily embedded in the IT industry, so they know where the industry is headed and what skills employers are looking for. Study on campus and take advantage of optional internship units that add hands-on, real-life experience.

What you will study

If you have completed one of the below Diploma's you will gain up to one year's credit towards this qualification:

  • ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology
  • ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development

If you have completed the below Certificate IV you will gain up to one Semester's credit towards this qualification.

  • 22334VIC Certificate IV Cyber Security

Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

The below study plan is for new students.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

Year 1 - Session 1

  • Year 1 - Session 1

  • UNIT CODE
  • BUSN1008
    Business Practice and Impact
    UNIT CODE :
    BUSN1008
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Business Practice and Impact
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • COMP1001
    Data Communications and Networks
    UNIT CODE :
    COMP1001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Data Communications and Networks
    (Level 1 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • ISYS1001
    Web development I
    UNIT CODE :
    ISYS1001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Web development I
    (Level 1 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • ISYS1005
    Systems Analysis and Design
    UNIT CODE :
    ISYS1005
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Systems Analysis and Design
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

Year 1 - Session 2

  • Year 1 - Session 2

  • UNIT CODE
  • PROG1001
    Programming I
    UNIT CODE :
    PROG1001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Programming I
    (Level 1 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • ISYS1004
    Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
    UNIT CODE :
    ISYS1004
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
    (Level 1 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • ISYS1002
    Cyber Security
    UNIT CODE :
    ISYS1002
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Cyber Security
    (Level 1 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • DATA2001
    Database Systems
    UNIT CODE :
    DATA2001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Database Systems
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

Year 2 - Session 1

  • Year 2 - Session 1

  • UNIT CODE
  • PROG2007
    Programming II
    UNIT CODE :
    PROG2007
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Programming II
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • COMP2003
    Securing Networks
    UNIT CODE :
    COMP2003
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Securing Networks
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

Year 2 - Session 2

  • Year 2 - Session 2

  • UNIT CODE
  • COMP2006
    Switching and Wireless Networks
    UNIT CODE :
    COMP2006
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Switching and Wireless Networks
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • COMP2005
    Routing and WAN Technologies
    UNIT CODE :
    COMP2005
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Routing and WAN Technologies
    (Level 2 - Credit Points: 12)

Year 3 - Session 1

  • Year 3 - Session 1

  • UNIT CODE
  • ISYS1003
    Cybersecurity Management
    UNIT CODE :
    ISYS1003
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Cybersecurity Management
    (Level 3 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • COMP2004
    Network SysOps
    UNIT CODE :
    COMP2004
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Network SysOps
    (Level 3 - Credit Points: 12)

Year 3 - Session 2

  • Year 3 - Session 2

  • UNIT CODE
  • COMP2001
    Network Management
    UNIT CODE :
    COMP2001
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Network Management
    (Level 3 - Credit Points: 12)

  • UNIT CODE
  • ISYS3005
    Information Technology Project
    UNIT CODE :
    ISYS3005
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Information Technology Project
    (Level 3 - Credit Points: 24)

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Coomera
06 Mar 2023
3 years
Full time
Classroom
  • Annual indicative cost: $7,950

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Bachelor of Information Technology

COURSE CODE: 3002111
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How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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HECS‑HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme for eligible students studying in a Commonwealth Supported Place, that covers the cost of your tuition fees on your behalf.

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Selection criteria

First year entry requirements
Entry into this course is based on an entrance rank. A rank can be achieved by the following means:

  • Year 12 ATAR 60
  • Diploma pathway
  • other Australian qualification
  • work experience
  • overseas qualification

Second year entry requirements
Completion of a relevant Diploma, including:

  • ICT50418 Diploma of Information Technology
  • ICT50718 Diploma of Software Development
  • 22334VIC Certificate IV in Cyber Security

The above Diploma qualifications award a full year's credit towards this degree. The Certificate IV in Cyber Security awards one semesters credit towards this degree.

Find out more about admissions to this program on the Southern Cross University website

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access the online learning system Blackboard Learn and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You may be required to purchase, or have access to recommended text books, which are listed under "Prescribed Texts" for each unit.

Placement

Professional Placement
You can undertake optional internship units. Internship positions vary depending on each your discipline area, placement firm size and industry. Recent roles undertaken by internship students include software quality assurance, coordinator, IT support officer, network support officer, software development and various other management and IT roles in private and government sectors. 

Need to know

This qualification is delivered in partnership with Southern Cross University. Please see the below links from Southern Cross University for further advice regarding student policies, procedures and any additional course information.

 

International important information

CRICOS Provider: 01241G 
CRICOS Course Code 019840D

 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.