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Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Design
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Are you a creative problem solver or out-of-the-box thinker? Prepare to meet tomorrow’s challenges in new and novel ways where creativity meets technology.

Our dual degree in Design and Information Technology is designed to give you a unique and powerful skill set to challenge conventional thinking and thrive in the ever-evolving world we live in. By marrying design principles with technical expertise, you’ll emerge as a dynamic professional, capable of addressing intricate human problems with a fresh, creative, and innovative perspective.

You can customise your educational pathway with the flexibility to choose a major from each degree, aligning perfectly with your career goals. In the Design component, dive into the core principles through six hands-on design studio-based projects and five majors to choose from. On the Information Technology side, we focus on the essential pillars of people, code, and data. You’ll build a robust foundation across these core IT streams.

Our multidisciplinary approach ensures that you emerge not just as a graduate but as a skilled professional capable of seamlessly navigating the intersection of design and technology.


ANTHRC2000 Anthropology
BGENVC2454 Buildings and Environments
ENVSOC2506 Environment and Society
INNOVC2171 Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MDIGCC2000 Media and Digital Cultures
SWDESC2453 Software Design
SISYSC2453 Software Information Systems
UEDESC2453 User Experience Design

Admissions Criteria

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


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

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Career opportunities

Upon graduation, students will have diverse employment opportunities available to them. The combination of design and information technology skills opens doors to a wide range of industries and roles. Graduates can pursue careers in digital communication, human-centered design, information architecture, software development, data analysis, user experience design, and many other fields that require a blend of creative problem-solving and technical expertise. Additionally, the program’s emphasis on teamwork and communication skills equips students with the collaborative abilities sought after by top companies in the industry, enhancing their employability and professional growth prospects.

Depending on which major you choose, some possible careers include:
• Web designer/developer
• Interaction designer
• User Experience designer / researcher
• Experience Designer
• Software & Application developer
• Software & Application designer
• System architect
• Software engineer
• IT application specialist


ACOMPS – Australian Computer Society

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Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

CSP/$8710 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Information technology, Built Environment and Design
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

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