What will I learn?

This course offers a sound education in all aspects of computing and information technology for students who intend to make a career in the profession, as well as providing a pathway to honours, postgraduate study or a research career.

This course adopts a practice-based approach to IT education and the course content is a mix of theory and practice. As well as gaining strong technical skills in IT, students gain skills in business analysis, problem solving, teamwork and communication. Employers look for graduates with industry experience and, in this course, students are exposed to real IT problems.

Course aims

The course aims to produce graduates who are able to apply, in the context of any organisation, the knowledge and skills required of:

  • Information systems professionals in business units who integrate packaged systems rather than develop systems from first principles
  • Information technology professionals who develop systems from first principles
  • Network specialists who build, maintain and administer complex network systems, or
  • Computing specialists for technical research careers.

Course structure

Students are required to complete 144 credit points, comprising core (48 credit points), major (48 credit points), and electives (48 credit points). The 48 credit points of electives can be a combination of a second IT major, or two sub-majors, or one sub-major and four electives, or eight electives.

Careers

Career options include business analyst, IT project manager, network specialist, software developer, systems analyst or web developer.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology

CRICOS

040941A

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
A$42,700.00 (US$ 29,168) per year
Fee per session: AUD $21,350

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

Start date

9 March 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of the US High School Diploma plus either successful completion of: SAT 1 (Total of Critical Reading, Mathematical and Writing scores) at competitive standard; OR an approved associateship at a Community/Junior College. Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based): 79 - 93 overall, writing 21; PTE: 58-64; CAE: 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS): AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.0 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 500-549 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 60-78 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 50-57; or CAE: 169-175.

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About this uni

UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

  • Based in the heart of Sydney
  • No.1 young university in Australia
  • Offering AUD 30 million in scholarships
  • 24/7 security patrols on campus