60 months
972 AUD/credit 46656 AUD/year
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This combined Bachelor degrees in Information Technology - International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney integrates a professional degree in information technology with the study of a language and culture other than English and the opportunity for students to study overseas for an academic year, pursuing a major research project in a field of their choice.    

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The information technology component provides a sound education in all aspects of computing and information technology for a career in the profession.

The international studies component offers an in-depth understanding of diverse cultures through academic learning at UTS and the host institution during the year abroad. 

Students choose an IT major and are allocated to a country major as part of the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.  

The combined Bachelor degrees in Information Technology - International Studies at the University of Technology Sydney adopts a practice-based approach to IT education and the course content is designed with 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.

The international studies component of this course means that graduates have the added advantage of being well prepared to participate in a global workforce and a diverse range of IT careers and companies.

Course aims

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 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.

The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies aims to:

  • provide an opportunity to acquire knowledge and understanding of another language and culture, intercultural awareness and engagement, resilience and adaptability, and stronger communication skills, and
  • encourage understanding and appreciation of, and sensitivity towards, diverse cultural perspectives, practices, needs and values, in international and local contexts.


Depending on the major selected, career options include business analyst, network engineer, network specialist, software developer, software engineer or web developer. 

Graduates of this course are in high demand with technology companies and industries that use IT such as banking, construction, energy, finance, government, manufacturing, retail and transport. 

Options are enhanced by international experience, making students more marketable to prospective employers, including multinational companies.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Communication for IT Professionals
  • Information Systems
  • Programming Fundamentals 
  • Web Systems 
  • Business Requirements Modelling  
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Project Management and the Professional

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 059726G   

  • Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
  • Students are admitted to the international studies program with no guarantee of entry to a specific major, although every effort is made to meet students' preferences.
  • The English proficiency 
  • To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46656 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 972 AUD per credit during 60 months.
  • All offers made to domestic undergraduate students will be for Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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