The combined degrees program of Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems), Bachelor of Criminology requires the completion of a minimum of 144 units of study.

Admission requirements

For admission to the program, students must apply for admission to the Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) combined degrees through SATAC.

Eligible students who decide to take up the combined degrees program in a subsequent year will be required to apply via university internal transfer, for admission to the award in which they are not enrolled.

Students enrolled in a combined degree program must complete the full program specified within the combined program for each degree before they can graduate with either award.

Students who commence, but subsequently do not wish to complete, the combined degrees program may be eligible to transfer to either the Bachelor of Criminology or Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) and to receive credit for some or all of the topics already completed.

Program of study

To qualify for the combined degrees of Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems), Bachelor of Criminology a student must complete the following program of study with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic

  • an Information Technology component of at least 81 units for the Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems), as detailed below
  • a Criminology component of at least 63 units for the Bachelor of Criminology, as detailed below.

Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) Component

To qualify for the Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) a student must complete 81 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic. This must include:

Core - Year 1 topics

18 units comprising:

COMP1001 Fundamentals of Computing (4.5 units)
COMP1102 Computer Programming 1 (4.5 units)
COMP1xxx Database Design and Knowledge Engineering (4.5 units)
COMP1xxx Software Engineering Principles and Practice (4.5 units)

Core - Year 2 topics

18 units comprising:

COMP2xxx Operating Systems (4.5 units)
ENGR1xxx Networks and Cybersecurity (4.5 units)

Plus one of

COMP2711 Computer Programming 2 (4.5 units)
COMP2741 Application Development (4.5 units)

Plus one of

MATH1121 Mathematics 1A (4.5 units)
MATH1701 Mathematics Fundamentals A (4.5 units)
STAT1121 Data Science  (4.5 units)
STAT1122 Biostatistics

Core - Year 3 topics

18 units comprising:

COMP2772 Web-Based Systems Development (4.5 units)
ENGR2871 Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) (4.5 units)
ENGR2872 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (4.5 units)
ENGR2xxx Computer Networks

Core - Year 4 topics

27 units comprising:

COMP3721 Enterprise Information Security (4.5 units)
COMP3732 Enterprise Cloud Systems (4.5 units)
COMP3751 Interactive Computer Systems (4.5 units)
COMP3781 Cybersecurity (4.5 units)
COMP3782 Information Technology Project (4.5 units)
ENGR3821 Network Engineering (4.5 units)

Bachelor of Criminology Component

To qualify for the Bachelor of Criminology a student must complete 63 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic. This must include:

Core - Year 1 topics

18 units comprising

 CRIM1101 Crime and Criminology (4.5 units)
 CRIM1102 Criminal Justice System (4.5 units)
 LEGL1201  Law in Australian Society  (4.5 units)
 SOCI1001  Issues in Sociology  (4.5 units)

Core - Year 2 topics

13.5 units comprising:

 CRIM2202  Policing and Society  (4.5 units)
 CRIM2301  Criminal Law in Context  (4.5 units)
 SOCI2025  Sociological Research: Design, Methods and Ethics  (4.5 units)

Option - Year 2 topics

Select 4.5 units from:

 AUST2612  Reconciliation and Indigenous Knowledges  (4.5 units)
 CRIM2304  Violent Crime  (4.5 units)
 FACH1701  Introduction to Forensic Science  (4.5 units)
 HIST2043  Terrorism and Society in Modern Europe  (4.5 units)
 LEGL2117  Crimes Against Populations  (4.5 units)
 PSYC1101  Psychology 1A  (4.5 units)
 PSYC1102  Psychology 1B  (4.5 units)
 WMST2015  Sex, Gender and the Law  (4.5 units)

Core - Year 3 topics

4.5 units comprising:

 CRIM2201  Punishment and Society  (4.5 units)

Option - Year 3 topics

Select 4.5 units from:

 AUST2612  Reconciliation and Indigenous Knowledges  (4.5 units)
 CRIM2304  Violent Crime  (4.5 units)
 FACH1701  Introduction to Forensic Science  (4.5 units)
 HIST2043  Terrorism and Society in Modern Europe  (4.5 units)
 LEGL2117  Crimes Against Populations  (4.5 units)
 PSYC1101  Psychology 1A  (4.5 units)
 PSYC1102  Psychology 1B  (4.5 units)
 WMST2015  Sex, Gender and the Law  (4.5 units)

Plus select 9 units from:

  AUST2612  Reconciliation and Indigenous Knowledges  (4.5 units)
  CRIM3011  Current Issues in Criminal Justice  (4.5 units)
  CRIM3203  Corporate Crime  (4.5 units)
  CRIM3301  Crime, Law and Trauma  (4.5 units)
  CRIM3302  International Criminal Justice (4.5 units)
  CRIM3303  Psychology, Crime and the Law (4.5 units)
  CRIM3304  Criminal Networks  (4.5 units)
  CRIM3305  Borders, Migration, Security  (4.5 units)
  ITAL3215  The Italian Mafia: Origin and Representations  (4.5 units)
  LLAW3256  Socio-Legal Theory  (4.5 units)
  LLAW3271  Miscarriages of Justice - Australia, Canada, Britain  (4.5 units)
  SOCI3049  Sociology of Law  (4.5 units)

Core - Year 4 topics

9 units comprising:

 CRIM3401  Criminology in Practice  (4.5 units)
 CRIM3402  Advanced Research Methods and Analysis  (4.5 units)