This course will support students in launching a successful career in the information, communication and technology industries. It enables students to acquire valuable experience through a supervised paid industry placement, typically of three months duration. The placement is an opportunity for students to earn while they learn, put theory into practice, and develop industry networks. Accredited by the Australian Computer Society, students will have the choice to major in application development, business analysis, or cyber security as well as a comprehensive choice of minors reflecting emerging fields of IT. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Information Technology (Co-op).
Students may choose to exit the degree early after completing a number of units and graduate with an Associate Degree of Information Technology or Diploma of Information and Communications Technology.
Application development; business analysis; cyber security.
Students undertake a compulsory paid industry placement. The normal duration of the placement is three months. Students may need to travel to and arrange appropriate accommodation in the location of the placement. Prior to a work placement or internship, a prospective employer may require students to undertake health or security checks. For full course requirements, visit courses at CQUniversity.
For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.
English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years
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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.
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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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Application programmer; database administrator; ICT support technician; network administrator; systems administrator; systems analyst; web developer.
5 Oct 2023
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time