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Information Technology, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #250 (QS) , | Online
The Information Technology degree from RMIT University equips you with the skills to make a living as you solve, support, troubleshoot and design, everything from web sites to applications to programming networks, in organisations ranging from business and government to schools, healthcare and more.

About

Build a flexible skill set with a combination of courses that match your passions.

There are seven IT specialisations available through the Information Technology degree from RMIT University, each offering cutting-edge courses that reflect today’s emerging technologies. Studying Information Technology offers the following benefits:

  • Global and recognised

You’ll have the opportunity to undertake a local or international industry placement while gaining a qualification from one of the world’s top 150 universities for computer science and information systems.

  • Industry-connected, work ready

You’ll benefit from up-to-date, innovative and industry-relevant courses while solving real problems and developing market-ready software. Current partnerships include Google, IMB, Deloitte and ANZ.

  • Customise your degree

Get industry-relevant skills catered to your own career aspirations by choosing from one of seven specialisations developed to reflect current IT trends.

Career

Graduates select and deploy software products for commercial organisations, software development companies, government departments and large computer organisations.

They create and manage business applications, websites, systems and environments. Graduates typically work for commercial organisations, software development companies or diverse industries including retail, health or tourism as well as government departments and large computer organisations including IBM, Telstra and ANZ.

The types of careers this qualification leads to may include:

  • systems analyst
  • business analyst
  • analyst programmer
  • application programmer
  • software tester
  • database administrator
  • systems administrator
  • web developer

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, RMIT University (RMIT) is a very large (enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. RMIT University (RMIT) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

This 129 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. RMIT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Building IT Systems
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Introduction to Programming
  • User-centred Design
  • Web Programming
  • Database Concepts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    580

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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 (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

CRICOS Code: 068389A
  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 65%.
  • Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33600 AUD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

There are a number of large grant schemes of particular relevance for the College including:

  • The Australian Research Council (ARC) schemes
  • Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)
  • Strategic Projects in Urban Research (SPUR)
  • Office of Learning and Teaching (OLT) grants
  • National Health and Medical research Council (NHMRC) grants

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.

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