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Information Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

 Core units include programming, systems analysis and design, cyber security, database development, networking and communications theory. 

Students select a major from the following options: user experience; software development; or digital enterprise. University-wide majors are also available.

This Information Technology course offered at Southern Cross University also covers issues confronting the IT industry including employer obligations, employee rights, impacts on society, and future directions of the industry.

The University offers the 'Women in Technology' program which provides dedicated support for women entering this industry. Throughout the year, social events with networking opportunities are held for female students. The program has a coordinator who acts as an advocate for the students, offering support and advice.

Career

As programmers, user-experience designers and developers, systems analysts, software engineers, database administrators, project managers, web developers, systems administrators and technical support personnel.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    288 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Communication in Organisations
  • Cybersecurity
  • Managing Organisations
  • Web Development I
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Programming I
  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
  • Programming II Intermediate
  • Database Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

CRICOS

  • Gold Coast-019840D
  • Melbourne, Sydney-086031D

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25200 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported for Domestic Students.
  • Melbourne, Sydney Location fee $27,600/year

Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Gold Coast, Australia

    1313 - 2310 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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