Bachelor of Information Technology
James Cook University - Townsville

Course outline

This course provides students with essential knowledge and skills to work as information technology professionals in a fast changing dynamic world. Core subjects including networks, web technologies, programming, serious games, information management and visualisation, databases, big data, network security, multidisciplinary project management, e-technologies and mobile technologies provide students with an array of career opportunities. Students engage in a series of applied information technology projects throughout the course to gain real-world experience. A professional internship or multidisciplinary project forms the capstone subject. This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). JCU Offer Guarantee: JCU offers guaranteed admissions to most courses if a minimum ATAR is achieved. Learn more here: Guaranteed Admission at JCU.
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Bachelor of Information Technology at JCU.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entry for: D Higher Education (Information Technology)/B Information Technology.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for JCU and for this course, refer to the JCU website.

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
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

90.50

72.65

62.30

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

96.50

77.55

64.30

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

Number of students

0

<5*

<5*

10

0

5

0

20

Percentage of all students

0.0%

<5*

<5*

50.0%

0.0%

25.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Project manager, network administrator and designer, system analyst, software developer, application developer, IT researcher, IT manager, system administrator.

Membership

Australian Computer Society.

Course Code
312341
Start Date



Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7500 (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

Location
Townsville