Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Course Starts

Jul 31, 2023


3.0 years

University of Canberra

Bachelor of Information Technology (322AA.8)

Make IT happen with a degree from UC

If you have a passion for information technology (IT) and are keen to learn the high-tech skills to establish a career comfortably navigating an increasingly digitised world, then the UC Bachelor of Information Technology is the perfect course for you.

This course is highly expansive course, covering both the technology and business sides of IT, and as part of your studies you’ll explore and learn relevant IT theories and principles that underpin the IT industry.

Areas of study include business and information systems, system analysis and modelling, system administration, security, networking and software development which will give you the perfect platform from which to move seamlessly into a wide range of career specialisations.

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and, upon graduation, you’ll possess the necessary knowledge, skills, qualifications and professional contacts to forge a stimulating IT career across a wide range of industries both here in Australia and around the world.

This course offers the chance to specialise in Cloud Computing and Internet of Things, Cybersecurity and System Administration, Data Science or Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Study a Bachelor of Information Technology at UC and you will:

  • gain extensive experience in developing information technology systems designed to address the needs of modern organisations
  • develop knowledge, skills and understanding of the application of IT systems to their business environments, policies and management
  • explore the technical and human aspects of IT and its use
  • establish a comprehensive network of industry contacts
  • refine your teamwork, project management and communication skills
  • earn a globally recognised degree.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Work-integrated learning (WIL) is an integral component of the Bachelor of Information Technology journey as it gives students the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience and build professional relationships through real work, or work-like placements.

This, in turn, enhances each student’s confidence, employability and reinforces the university’s commitment to preparing professional and highly employable graduates with the right mix of skills, knowledge, and experience.

As part of this approach UC fosters close industry connections who offer preferential access to work placement positions and training opportunities with companies such as Dialog Information Technology, Pursuit Technology, CycleLifeHQ, Birdsnest, Australian Sports Commission, Agsafe, Kiah Consulting, ALLBIDS, ThoughtPatterns Consulting, ESKAPEE, Carers ACT, the Department of Defence’s Chief Information Officer Group, Emanate Technology, and Clearz Defence.

In your final year, you’ll also have the chance to complete a real-world industry capstone project while working in teams to produce and implement an IT system for a local business, government or community organisation.

Career opportunities

The UC Bachelor of Information Technology is a globally recognised qualification that will help you progress into any of the following career pathways including:

  • Cloud computing architect
  • ICT project manager
  • Data analyst
  • Mobile apps developer
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Cybersecurity operations manager
  • Chief information officer
  • Big data engineer
  • Big data architect
  • Data scientist
  • Business intelligence specialist
  • Service desk manager
  • System administrator
  • Cloud computing architect
  • IoT engineer, developer or designer
  • Artificial Intelligence practitioner
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Robotics specialist.

Course-specific information

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at the Professional level.

Professional accreditation

This course is accredited by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society, at the Professional level.