Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Course Starts

Aug 31, 2023


4 years

University of Newcastle

University of Newcastle

The Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business combined degree program provides students with an opportunity to undertake concurrent study, and to complete two awards over a period of four years.In general, a combined degree program offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each separate degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills.


  • The combined degree program enables students to complete two, three-year degree programs in four years of full time study or the part-time equivalent. Students who undertake this combined degree program are required to complete a total of, but no more than, 320 units, comprised of the following: 210 units core courses
  • 50 units ICT Professional Major
  • 60 units of B Business Major of choice.


  • Information Technology, Business
  • Business Technology, International Business, Leadership and Management

Standard entry requirements

Year 12 or equivalent. Alternative entry pathways may include approved TAFE studies, preparatory programs such as Newstep, Open Foundation or Tertiary Preparation Certificate. Assumed knowledge: Any two units of English. Mathematics, while not essential, could be helpful in some majors.


The Bachelor of Information Technology is recognised by the Australian Computer Society.

Study pathways

Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation. The Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) or the Bachelor of Business (Honours) is also available to meritorious students, as an additional year of full-time or equivalent part-time study.