Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional Practice)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Develop an understanding of delivering large scale and complex IT projects, through a combination of study and practical industry experience.

Structure

This course consists of 360 credit points. Industry experience is a key and compulsory component of this degree. You will complete 20 core units and 4 specialisation electives as well as undertake 1600 hours of industry experience with IBM (and/or other industry sponsors). All students must complete specified industry experience in order to successfully complete the course.

Subjects

  • Software Development
  • Cloud and Mainframe
  • Information Technology

Standard entry requirements

Entry requirements (year 12)Admissions Criteria for current Year 12 students and recent secondary graduates (the past 2 years)Prerequisites Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics;Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English.This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations.Subject AdjustmentsA study score of 35 in any Business or any Information Technology equals 3 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 5 points.SEAS (Special Entry Access Scheme)Applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage are encouraged to apply for the Special Entry Access Schemes (SEAS). Depending on eligibility and your circumstances, a SEAS application may provide support for your course application.Entry requirements (non year 12)Admission criteria for applicants with a Higher Education StudyThis course uses the applicants’ entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Compulsory: Previous higher education studies with results at a pass level, including any 'single subjects of study', or successful completion of a tertiary preparatory program such as the Federation Access Studies Program (FAST).Admission criteria for applications with a Vocational Education and Training studyThis course uses the applicants’ entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.Compulsory: Successful completion of a relevant VET qualification at Certificate III level or higher.Admission criteria for applications with work and life experienceApplicants who have not completed secondary education, or undertaken any TAFE or university studies will not be eligible for entry into this program. Applicants in this category should consider a pathway program such as Federation Access Studies (FAST). Extra Requirements Interview Compulsory: All applicants must attend an interview to be considered for selection. Details about the interview process will be communicated to applicants via email after the close of timely applications. Applicants adding this program at Change of Preference must email admissions@federation.edu.au to request an interview.

Recognition

This program holds Professional Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

Credit will be considered if you have successfully completed higher education or TAFE studies in a relevant field. Advanced standing will be determined on an individual basis, depending on your eligibility for credit transfer, prior experience and qualifications. If you are seeking alternate entry into the Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional Practice) you can consider applying for the following programs: Bachelor of Information Technology; Diploma of Information Technology; Diploma of Digital Media Technologies; Foundation Access Studies Program (FAST) - designed to provide you an alternate entry into tertiary study. Candidates wishing to add this program during the VTAC Change of Preference period should contact Federation University Australia to request an interview. Students can progress to the Bachelor of Science (Honours) as a prelude to a higher degree in research or a professional qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $75,300 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $105,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Full-time : 4 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,100 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Further information: study.federation.edu.au

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