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 (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?  

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

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

2018: $8,989

International students
CRICOS code: 074830E
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 courses

Further study options 

Course brochures

Domestic students

Computing and mathematics (PDF 2MB)

International students

International course guides