Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media)

Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 3 years
Location: On campus

2014 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 72.25
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Certificate 4 or above
Bonus points: Science and Maths,SEAS, RISAS

International students:
FISC Foundation: 6.2, A Levels: 7, IB Diploma: 25, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) prepares you 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.

You will be able to develop computer-based solutions and digital media artefacts for a wide variety of industries.

A 4 year Bachelor of Information Technology (Digital Media) (Honours) 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) at Flinders:

  • develops your computing, application development and crreative skills
  • deals with cutting-edge technologies in animation, computer games and multimedia
  • exposes you to working with actors, directors and flimmakers through the Flinders Screen Studies Department and Drama Centre
  • engages you in digital media design and production.

Career Opportunities

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

Professional Recognition/Membership

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

Combined degree options

You can combine this course with the following: 

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 1 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

Prerequisites: 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: 224551
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2015: $8,089

International students
CRICOS code: 073346C
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees:

2015: $24,100




  • 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

Further study options 

  • A Bachelor of Science (Honours) is available

Course brochures

Domestic students
Computing & IT (PDF 1MB)
International students
eBrochure: Undergraduate international prospectus


Related links

Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Technology Industry Association

Further information

Discipline of Information Technology and Software Engineering

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