What will I learn?

An information technology specialist develops, tests, implements and supports business IT systems and provides desktop or network support for staff.

This major covers a range of areas essential to the growing IT industry. You’ll explore new technology and show your creative flair and eye for technical detail.

You’ll focus on how information technology is used to collect, process and output information in organisations, and gain in-depth knowledge of application design, systems implementation and management.

Business Information Technology is offered as part of the Bachelor of Commerce. You can enhance your studies with a secondary major or choose from a range of elective units to support your career goals.

What you'll learn

use collaborative technology to appreciate and support international organisation standards and relevant international infrastructure and software development standards
recognise the range of potential impacts of information technologies on users and design systems technologies appropriate for a diverse user base
ensure ethical practices in areas including but not limited to privacy and information security; demonstrate professional behaviours whilst employing best practice in independent and collaborative environments
apply current information technology principles that support business operations by providing an appropriate and effective technological base to build upon
apply system development analytical techniques to develop innovative technologies appropriate to a range of business organisations
evaluate and synthesise a range of system development tools and platforms; languages and environments to select appropriate technology
effectively communicate system requirements; document and implement details
use and evaluate a variety of appropriate technologies
continue to utilise emerging technologies; independently recognise, apply and appreciate new methodologies and their practical application to business innovations and solutions.

Professional recognition

This program has Professional Accreditation from the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Career information

  • Information Technology Administrator
  • Systems Designer (Information Technology)
  • Analyst (Information Technology)
  • Programmer (Information Technology)
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Law

CRICOS

013905G

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,800.00 (US$ 20,356) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $89,300

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

Start date

24 February 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Kalgoorlie Campus

95 Egan Street,

KALGOORLIE,

Western Australia,

6430, KALGOORLIE, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,800.00 (US$ 20,356) per year
Total indicative course fee: AUD $89,300

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

Start date

24 February 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Curtin Malaysia

CDT 250, 98009 Miri Sarawak,

98000, Sarawak, Malaysia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

United States High School Diploma or a High School Diploma based on a US curriculum with a GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 (or an average grade of B) and a Total score (Evidence-based Reading and Writing section and Math section) of at least 1000 out of 1600 in the SAT from the same sitting, a minimum of 400 in Evidence-based Reading and Writing section, and 400 in Math section is required. This qualification does not satisfy any course prerequisites. English Language Requirements: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58, Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing - 50; C1 Advanced (CAE) - 176 with 169 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking; C2 Proficiency (CPE)- 190 with 176 in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

For international students

Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of year 12 within the last two years, but also includes those who may have completed their senior secondary studies with a TAFE or other VET provider within the same time frame. This includes applicants whose secondary education was undertaken interstate or overseas.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking - 6.0; Overall band score 6.5; TOEFL Score: 79 (overall); Reading 13; Listening 13; Speaking 18; Writing 21; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A) 58; Occupational English Test (OET) Grade B in listening, reading, writing and speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 190, Overall score: 176; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking 176, Overall score:169.

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Pathways options

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