Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 4 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 80.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Diploma or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Information Technology specialisations

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.6, A Levels: 9, IB Diploma: 27, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) (Honours) prepares students for the growing and dynamic area formed by the convergence of computer science and digital media including animation, computer games, computer graphics and information visualisation.

The primary focus of the degree is to provide a strong foundation in both the theoretical and the practical aspects of computer science and digital media production, including the use of advanced tools in the area.

Students will be prepared for future roles as a professional developer or computer scientist with the ability to use professional skills and knowledge in the development of complex computer-based systems, specifically in the digital media arena.

In the Honours year students will undertake an Honours Thesis and selected topics.

A 3 year Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) is also available.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Why study Information Technology (Digital Media) at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) (Honours) at Flinders:

  • provides students with the opportunity to combine an intensive study of the Digital Media with Computer Science
  • has been developed with substantial input from the digital media and computer game development industries
  • builds on Flinders' strengths in Digital Media and its longstanding strengths in Screen Studies (especially Film) and Computing
  • is a combined effort between our Screen Studies Department, Drama Centre (a partner in South Australia's Helpmann Academy) and School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics, providing students with the opportunity to interact and work with those pursuing a diverse range of careers from performers and directors through to game designers and IT professionals
  • provides practical experience in digital media design and production throughout the degree. In the final year students undertake a Digital Media Technical project where they further build on the skills and practical experiences developed during the course.

Professional recognition/membership

This program has been accredited at the Professional level by the Australian Computer Society.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) degree?

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None. Knowledge of either SACE Stage 2 (Year 12) Mathematical Studies or Methods is assumed.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224451
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2018: $9,003

International students
CRICOS code: 074831D
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2018: $28,400
2019: $31,200




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.


Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related programs

Course brochures

Domestic students
Computing and mathematics (PDF 2MB)

International students

International course guides


Related links

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Technology Industry Association