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What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Dean's Scholar) offers a challenging and enriched educational experience for high-achieving students who want to perform above the level normally expected. As a Dean's Scholar student, you will also be encouraged to continue your studies through the completion of Honours and research programs. You will complete the normal course requirements for the degree, and receive special privileges as you study, such as accelerated learning and academic mentoring.

You can major in:

Network Design and Management
Web Design and Development
Social and Digital Innovation

This degree

The Bachelor of Information Technology provides foundation knowledge of organisational areas in IT, including:

Database management and security
Programming
Human computer interaction
Principles of eBusiness
IT project management
Management Information Systems
Knowledge and Information Engineering

Places are limited each year. Current students who have achieved a weighted average mark (WAM) of 80 at the end of one year of full-time study in a relevant degree may apply to transfer to the Dean's Scholar degree.

What you will study

You will be able to choose your major in your second year after studying a common core of subjects that links our computer science, IT and information systems degrees. Find your strengths and interests as you study the fundamentals of computer science and IT: programming, problem solving, network and communications, web technology, data management, system analysis, human–computer interaction, and project management. You’ll also complete a final-year capstone team project.

Why choose this course

The University of Wollongong has experts encompassing the entire breadth of the underlying sciences, IT, engineering and mathematical methodologies in the ICT industry. We have one of the strongest schools for building, deploying and managing the latest computing technologies and business computing systems.

Working closely with industry partners we ensure all programs remain relevant to industry trends and developments. Students study real-world projects and interact with and learn from industry professionals to ensure their career-readiness upon graduation.

Career opportunities

Analyst

Animator

Computer or Software Engineer

Database Administrator

Electronics Engineer

Games or App Developer

Investment Banker

IT Consultant

Network Architect or Engineer

Programmer

Security Engineer

Web Designer or Developer

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

CRICOS

081894G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,840.00 (18,19,355) per year
AUD $101,520 for the entire course; Session fee: AUD $16,920

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 February 2023

Venue

University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue,

UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG,

New South Wales,

2522, WOLLONGONG, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission into this degree you need to have completed an undergraduate degree. The UOW School of Law requires a minimum average mark of 70% (or GPA/WAM equivalent).

For international students

Admission to the Dean's Scholar degree is competitive.

Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia.


English Requirements

IELTS Academic Overall Score of 6.0, reading 6.0, writing 6.0, listening 6.0, speaking 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) score of 70, reading 18, writing 18, listening 17, speaking 17; PTE Academic overall score of 54 (Reading and Writing 54, Speaking and Listening 47).

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

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About University of Wollongong

The University of Wollongong has an exceptional record of getting graduates job-ready and enjoys an excellent international reputation for teaching.

  • Ranked among the top 1% for graduate quality
  • Offers a range of exchanges, scholarships and bursaries
  • Provides students top-class sporting facilities
  • Annually welcomes almost 6000 international students