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What will I learn?

Information technology (IT) is fast-paced, challenging and dynamic. The Bachelor of Information Technology (Co-op) has been developed to provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in this growth industry.

Completing this course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of a variety of key areas in IT and computer-based systems. The course includes an industry placement, typically of three months duration, following the successful completion of half of your course study, where you will gain real-world and hands-on experience within the industry.

Benefit from the flexibility to major in Application Development, Business Analysis or Cyber Security, and choose from an extensive range of elective courses so you can tailor your studies to suit your personal and professional needs.

You can also fast track your studies, by studying units in Term 3, so you can start your career sooner.

You may choose to exit the degree early after completing a number of units and graduate with an Associate Degree of Information Technology or Diploma of Information and Communications Technology.

COURSE STRUCTURE

You are required to complete a total of 23 units including nine core units, seven units from a choice of three majors in Application Development, Business Analysis or Cyber Security plus six electives.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering and Technology

CRICOS

077816A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,360.00 (US$ 24,782) per year
Term fee: AUD $16,680
Start date

7 March 2022, 11 July 2022

Venue

Cairns Campus

Corner Abbott Street and Shields Street,

CAIRNS,

Queensland,

4870, CAIRNS, Australia

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,360.00 (US$ 24,782) per year
Term fee: AUD $16,680
Start date

8 November 2021, 7 March 2022, 11 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

Sydney Campus

400 Kent Street,

SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2000, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 12. An approved university foundation studies or formal Australian Certificate IV can also be taken to meet this entry requirement. American High School Diploma - Completed High School Diploma and a SAT 1 composite score of 1050 (out of 1600) or above (Evidence based Reading & Writing; and Maths. English requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46; Cambridge English: C1 Advanced , Cambridge English: C2 Proficiency - Overall test score of 169 (with no individual band score of less than 162).

For international students

Completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent; or completion of AQF Certificate IV or equivalent; or completion of an approved university foundation studies program.

English Requirements

An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

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

Pathways options

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