La Trobe University

Bachelor of Information Technology

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Help build our digital future. The world is drawing closer together. As the speed and quality of digital technologies continues to evolve, we need more passionate professionals who can create meaningful solutions and connections. Designed to help you build our digital future, La Trobe's Bachelor of Information Technology equips you with skills across programming, networking, databases, systems analysis and design, and project management. Along with building a strong set of core IT skills you can choose to major in one of several areas aligned to future industry growth including artificial intelligence, cloud analytics, cybersecurity, network engineering or information systems. Broaden your knowledge and capabilities further through a wide range of electives. Combine your core IT skills with business, social sciences, humanities, web engineering, computer technology, security and information systems analysis subjects.

Structure

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Information Technology, students must complete 360 credit points consisting of: Bachelor of Information Technology (RBC, SBIT, SBITO): 120 core credit-points 120 core choice credit-points 120 elective credit points Bachelor of Information Technology (SBITD): 210 core credit-points 150 elective credit points Bachelor of Information Technology (SBITSD): 120 core credit-points 120 core choice credit-points 120 elective credit points

Subjects

  • Majors Include: Cloud Analytics
  • Software Engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • Recent secondary education - VTAC prerequisite: Year 12 English prerequisite (20) - Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL.
  • Recent secondary education - UAC prerequisite: Year 12 subject prerequisite - One of English Standard, English Advanced (Band 2), English as an Additional Language or Dialect (Band 3).
  • Non Year 12 - Vocational Education & Training: VET prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - Subject proficiency: Demonstrated proficiency equivalent to stated Year 12 prerequisites.
  • Non Year 12 - Higher Education study: HE prerequisites - Course specific requirements - To be eligible for an offer of admission into the Bachelor of Information Technology at La Trobe University, an applicant must:
  • Meet the stated criteria for Year 12 or Non Year 12 admission, OR
  • Successful completion of two of the following four Open Access Pathway subjects:
  • CSE1ICB - INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY
  • STA1DCT - DATA-BASED CRITICAL THINKING
  • CSE1PE - PROGRAMMING ENVIRONMENT
  • CSE1IIT - INSIDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
  • International: IELTS - (6.0 < 6.0) (UG standard/minimum) - 6.0 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website: latrobe.edu.au/courses

Recognition

The Bachelor of Information Technology offered on the Melbourne (Bundoora), Bendigo, Dandenong and Sydney campuses are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology at these locations may apply for membership with the ACS. Membership may be subject to additional or ongoing requirements beyond completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bendigo International: $106,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Bendigo International: $108,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Bendigo International: $112,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Bendigo International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Bendigo International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $108,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $112,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Melbourne (Bundoora) International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney International: $108,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney International: $112,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney International: $106,800 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Sydney International: $106,800 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora), Sydney.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Sep 30 2022

Campuses: Bendigo, Melbourne (Bundoora), Sydney.

Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning. Fees correct Friday, Dec 8 2023

Further information

Students can study this course through our Regional Reward.

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