Bachelor of Information Technology
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

Be at the forefront of a constantly developing industry, ready to help shape the future. With a Bachelor of Information Technology from Griffith, you’ll achieve a high level of core IT technical knowledge, and a major specialisation, ensuring you’re prepared for a career across a vast number of roles and industries. You’ll learn in purpose-built, industry-leading facilities created to reflect genuine workplaces. From our Big Data Visualisation Lab to our virtual reality, augmented reality, gamification and robotics lab, you will have ample opportunity to enhance your learning through cutting-edge technology such as our new Cyber Range. Throughout this degree you’ll be learning from world-class researchers and lecturers who have sent robots into space and predicted the outcome of the federal elections using big data. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Information Technology at GU


Griffith offers a number of admission pathways to your preferred degree. If you don’t meet the minimum ATAR/selection rank for this degree, you will automatically be considered for a place in the Diploma of Information Technology/Bachelor of Information Technology. This means you may receive an offer into the Bachelor of Information Technology which is conditional on successful completion of the Diploma of Information Technology at Griffith University. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Information Technology you will be transferred into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology program. Visit Undergraduate diplomas for more information.


Information systems; networks and security; software development.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry under Griffith University for D Information Technology/B Information Technology. This program can be combined with the following course at TAFE Qld: D Information Technology (Back End Web Development and Front End Web Development). Refer to entry for the diploma under TAFE Qld. Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Information Technology/B Information Technology.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to

Admissions Criteria

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Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit Guaranteed Admission Scheme.

Assumed knowledge

English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C); General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

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Career opportunities

Depending on your major, you may find a job as a systems analyst, business analyst, software developer, database administrator, systems administrator, network and security administrator, network architect, technical writer, web developer, app developer, game developer, computer engineer, educator or researcher. You’ll be prepared for a career in commerce, corporate IT, government or private consulting.


Accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
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CSP/$8500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Information technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast