What will I learn?

Learn to capture and transform Big Data

With constant advances in technology, internet speed and social media, professionals are facing the challenge of capturing, storing, transferring and organising large quantities of data. USQ’s Bachelor of Information and Technology (Data Analytics) will equip you with cross-disciplinary skills to capture, process and interpret large volumes of data and communicate the valuable information to the intended audience.

You will explore computing, statistics, data mining, information systems, data management, sorting and presentation, as well as problem solving, project management, teamwork, communication and ethics.

Apply your skills in our High Performance Computing facility with cutting edge and industry-related technologies. Now is the time to take that first step into a career that will be dynamic, global and in demand.

Professional accreditation

USQ is currently seeking accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Career outcomes

With the explosion of data, data analytics professionals are in high demand. Graduates will be well positioned to work as a data analyst, data scientist or data statistician in almost all job sectors including IT, public relations, retail, advertising and banking.

Other majors

Other majors for the Bachelor of Information Technology include: Applied Computer Science, Information Systems Development, Networking and Security and Information Technology Management.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

007490J

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,520.00 (15,99,133) per year
Start date

15 November 2021

Venue

USQ Springfield Campus

37 Sinnathamby Boulevard,

SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL,

Queensland,

4300, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,520.00 (15,99,133) per year
Start date

15 November 2021

Venue

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus,

487-535 West Street,

TOOWOOMBA,

Queensland,

4350, TOOWOOMBA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

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