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What will I learn?

The world is drawing closer together. As the speed and quality of digital technologies continues to evolve, we need more passionate professionals who can create meaningful solutions and connections.

Designed to help you build our digital future, La Trobe's Bachelor of Information Technology equips you with skills across programming, networking, databases, systems analysis and design, and project management.

Along with building a strong set of core IT skills you can choose to major in one of several areas aligned to future industry growth including artificial intelligence, cloud analytics, cybersecurity, network engineering or information systems.

Broaden your knowledge and capabilities further through a wide range of electives. Combine your core IT skills with business, social sciences, humanities, web engineering, computer technology, security and information systems analysis subjects. Plus you could develop a software program of your own, which you could present at the annual Engineering and IT Showcase to potential employers.

With industry-based projects and CISCO certification embedded in the course, you'll receive professional mentoring opportunities as you build career ready skills. You'll also gain access to our expert research centres, including the Centre for Technology Infusion and our state-of-the-art Technology Innovation Lab for the Internet of Things – developed in collaboration with Microsoft and CISCO.

You'll learn: Web and software development, IT systems analysis and design, Design, Programming and networking, Project management, estimation, documentation and report evaluation.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

Career Outcomes

After you graduate, you could work across almost any sector – including technology, communications, education, finance, government, healthcare and energy.

Possible roles include:

  • Network administrator
  • Web developer
  • Network architect
  • Software developer/programmer
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Systems analyst

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Graduates may apply for membership with the ACS. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Majors

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cloud Analytics
  • Information Systems
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Which department am I in?

Department of IT, Cybersecurity and Engineering

CRICOS

049940G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,600.00 (19,58,196) per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,600.00 (19,58,196) per year
Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 14 November 2022

Venue

La Trobe University

Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus,

Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate. International Baccalaureate - 24 to 33. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50, C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component, C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT: Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

PTE Academic: Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component

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

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