University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Information Technology - Software Development (LBCP)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development) provides students with exposure to real-world applications and the latest research developments and technologies. Students become expert in the design, implementation and testing of small and large software systems.


  • 108 units
  • core courses in Information Technology (58.5 units), elective course (4.5 units)
  • major (36 units) in Software Development
  • final semester group project (9.0 units).


  • Information Technology
  • Software Development

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Complete a Certificate IV level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program OR complete a specified professional course AND meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.


This program is professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Study pathways

Students who finish their degree with a suitable grade point average could be eligible for the one-year Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours). Students who decide to exit this degree having successfully completed the first two years will receive an associate degree.

Further information

Entry is available to students who have completed a professional course from the list on the University of South Australia website.

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