Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The UOW Bachelor of Information Technology provides foundation knowledge of organisational areas in IT, including Database management; Programming; Information systems analysis and design; Communication and networks; Security; eBusiness; Project management; Web-based technology; Professional practice in IT
4 years full-time or part-time equivalent. In the final year, students will develop their own application as part of an annual student team project, developing solutions to real-world problems provided by our industry partners.
- Throughout your degree, students will study a common core of subjects that links UOW computer science, IT and information systems degrees. There is an opportunity to specialise in a major at the Wollongong campus from the second year of study by choosing one or more of the following majors:eBusiness
- Network Design and Management
- Social and Digital Innovation
- Web Design and Development. Students who do not wish to specialise with a major will complete advanced subjects providing with specific knowledge while also instilling you with professional knowledge and skills in information technology.
Standard entry requirements
DOMESTIC STUDENTS - ATAR-BASED ADMISSION OPTIONS Guaranteed entry selection ranks Entry to this course can be gained with: Minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) International Baccalaureate (IB) Interstate equivalent (such as the Victorian ENTER or Queensland OP) Results in an overseas qualification deemed equivalent to Australian year 12. The minimum score for guaranteed entry (or for consideration if this course has limited places) is an ATAR-Selection Rank of 75 or an IB of 26. This includes the effect of adjustment factors. Adjustment factors, such as the subjects you are studying, the area in which you live or equity and access schemes, are taken into consideration and these will be combined with your ATAR to adjust your selection rank and make it higher than your ATAR. These adjustments used to be called bonus points. ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE AND RECOMMENDED STUDIES The University assumes students will have studied any 2 units of English. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as meeting requirements for membership at a Professional level.
If applicants can demonstrate they have met the learning outcomes for UOW subjects through prior learning, such as previous tertiary or TAFE qualifications, they may be eligible for credit towards their degree. Where relevant to the UOW degree, specified credit may be given for specific subject(s); where not relevant to the degree, unspecified credit may be awarded.
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There are also Honours and Dean's Scholars programs available. If you are a high-achieving and motivated student, the Dean's Scholar program will give you an enriched educational experience. Dean's scholars are supported by a member of academic staff to advise you on matters concerned with your degree.