What will I learn?

Get equipped with all the technical and practical skills for a rewarding long-term career in a range of areas. The IT industry is an exciting innovator and helps solve problems in business, commerce, defence, medical research, climate change and the environment. Tailor your studies to suit your interests.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in fundamentals in computing, fundamentals of information and communication technology, computer programming and professional skills
  • an elective topic in mathematics or academic and professional numeracy, data science or biostatistics
  • elective topics from across the University.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in software engineering, application development, database and conceptual modelling, and computer networks and operating systems
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics option topics
  • elective topics from across the University.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in enterprise cloud systems, interactive computer systems, and project management for engineering and science
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics option topics
  • an IT practicum and workplace preparation or an IT project and a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics option topics.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • a major thesis project
  • a selection of computer, science, engineering and mathematics option topics.

Your career

IT drives innovation and assists us to solve problems in areas such as medical research, climate change, the environment, and business. It is an area of continual growth and has become integral to everything we do. Graduates find employment in software development, applications development, customer support and service, computer systems support, network management, database administration and website development.

Potential occupations include:

  • application support analyst
  • business intelligence consultant
  • graduate developer
  • graduate IT consultant
  • level one graduate IT help desk analyst

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

020067D

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$33,500.00 (US$ 22,884) per year
Start date

2 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Flinders University recognizes international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

For international students

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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About this uni

Flinders is a part of the prestigious Innovative Research Universities Australia group and 90% of its research is rated world class or above.

  • Based in the city of Adelaide, Australia
  • Home to 4,800+ international students from 90+ countries
  • Students will benefit from practical, hands-on learning
  • International student services among best in Australia