Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Fast facts

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


2014 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 89.95
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
80.00
TAFElink:
Diploma or above
Bonus points: Science and Maths, SEAS, RISAS


International students: Entry and English requirements


Course overview

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) is a comprehensive program that emphasises the practical skills needed for successful, long-term careers in the IT industry.

Its comprehensive nature and emphasis on practical skills to meet the information needs of any modern enterprise sets it apart from other courses. 

This course is both highly technical and people-orientated. As well as its scientific and technical focus on areas related to software, network, web, database and internet services, areas such as management, communications and human behaviour are also covered.

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

A 3 year Bachelor of Information Technology is also available.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

What is Information Technology?

Information technology (IT) covers everything from designing software to managing information systems or providing training. 

It is integral to modern life because it drives innovation and assists us to solve problems in areas such as medical research, climate change, the environment and business.  It has a significant impact upon the creative industries and in the development of new products and services.

Why study Information Technology at Flinders?

  • Information Technology is taught through the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics and draws on its expertise from across the School. The School is currently co-leading a 5 year $3.4 million national project examining how real time interaction between humans and machines can be made more effective. 
  • All topics are delivered by leading academics who are also active researchers and consult to a range of industries.
  • Our 3 main concentration is research are:
    • The Embedded Systems and Image Processing Laboratory, which works with computer architecture, embedded systems, bioinformatics and image processing and has explicit application domains with implementation in hardware/ software.
    • The Knowledge Discovery and Intelligent Systems Laboratory, which focuses on issues relating to the discovery, modelling, interpretation and use of information and knowledge, particularly related to defence intelligence systems and health informatics. Individual programs include artificial intelligence, autonomous intelligent hybrid systems, conceptual modelling, data mining and knowledge discovery, enterprise information technology, and software patterns.
    • Medical Devices and Technologies, which is a network of researchers, highly skilled in the development and application of a diverse range of medical technologies.

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 degree?  

Study a language

Flinders also offers all students the opportunity to major in a language in conjunction with any undergraduate course. The Diploma in Language is designed to provide students with competence in a chosen language that adds greater portability to their qualifications. You will complete a total of one extra year of study and graduate with both your chosen degree and the Diploma in Language. You can apply for this at time of enrolment.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

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: 224441
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type:Commonwealth-supported

$8,195

International students
CRICOS code: 074830E
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

Download fee schedule

 

 

 

Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options 

Course brochures

Domestic students
Computing and IT (PDF 1MB)

International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus

 

Related links

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

The IT Skills Hub

The IEEE Computer Society

The World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA)

Technology Industry Association

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