Bachelor of Information Technology

Program code

1539

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$9,359.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

15

OP 2019

66

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

  • Maths A or B (4SA)

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic students and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), you must successfully complete 240 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 60 credit points for one major or
    • if you elect not to complete a major, you will complete 60 credit points from the specified list
  • 50 credit points of free-choice electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 100 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2,3 1802ICT Foundations of Systems Development  10
Tri 2,3 1701ICT Creative Coding  10
Tri 2,3 1803ICT Information Systems Foundations  10
Tri 2,3 5903LHS Language and Communication for Sciences (see Note 1) 10
OR
Tri 2   Free-choice elective  10

Students who are required to complete 5903LHS must complete this course in place of a free-choice elective. Students who are not required to complete 5903LHS are not permitted to select 5903LHS

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1004ICT Professional Practice in Information Technology  10
Tri 1,3 1007ICT Computer Systems and Networks  10
Tri 1,3 2807ICT Programming Principles  10
Tri 1   Major course  10
OR
Tri 1   Information Technology course (for students electing to not complete a major) 10
Tri 2 1805ICT Human Computer Interaction  10
Tri 2,3 2810ICT Software Technologies  10
Tri 2   Major courses  20
OR
Tri 2   Information Technology courses (for students electing to not complete a major) 20

Year 3

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1621ICT Web Technologies  10
Tri 1 2814ICT Data Management  10
Tri 1   Major course  10
OR
Tri 1   Information Technology course (for students electing to not complete a major) 10
Tri 1,2   Major course  10
OR
Tri 1,2   Information Technology course (for students electing to not complete a major) 10
Tri 2   Major course  10
OR
Tri 2   Information Technology course (for students electing to not complete a major) 10
Tri 1,2   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 2   Free-choice electives  20

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3410ICT Social and Professional Issues (capstone preparation course) 10
Tri 1   Free-choice elective  10
Tri 1 3820ICT_P1 Work Integrated Learning Part 1 (capstone course) 10
AND
Tri 2 3820ICT_P2 Work Integrated Learning Part 2 (capstone course) 10
OR
Tri 1,2 3821ICT Work Integrated Learning - Single Project  20
OR
Tri 1,2 3822ICT Work Integrated Learning - Placement  20

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2,3 2511ICT Business Analysis (offered Tri 3 at Nathan only) 10
Tri 1,3 2806ICT IT Services Management (Tri 3 Nathan only) 10
Tri 2 2808ICT Information and Security Management  10
Tri 1 3807ICT IT/Business Alignment  10
Tri 1,3 3812ICT Agile Business Analysis (Tri 3 Nathan only) 10
Tri 2,3 3810ICT Information Systems Architecture (Tri 3 Nathan only) 10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 2809ICT Computer Networking Essentials  10
Tri 1,3 2806ICT IT Services Management (Tri 3 Nathan only) 10
Tri 2 2808ICT Information and Security Management  10
Tri 1 3808ICT Routing and Internetworking  10
Tri 1 3809ICT Applied Network Security  10
Tri 2 3811ICT Advanced Network Architectures  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 2806ICT IT Services Management (Tri 3 Nathan only) 10
Tri 2 2808ICT Information and Security Management  10
Tri 2 3815ICT Software Engineering  10
Tri 2 2703ICT Web Application Development  10
Tri 1 3701ICT Mobile Application Development  10
Tri 2 3813ICT Software Frameworks  10
OR
Tri 2 3702ICT Games Development  10

You must complete 60 credit points from the following courses, with at least 30 credit points of third year (or above) courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2701ICT Interactive App Development  10
Tri 1 2702ICT Intelligent Media Systems  10
Tri 1 3701ICT Mobile Application Development  10
Tri 1 3807ICT IT/Business Alignment  10
Tri 1 3808ICT Routing and Internetworking  10
Tri 1 3809ICT Applied Network Security  10
Tri 1,3 2806ICT IT Services Management (NA: Tri 3 only) 10
Tri 1,3 3812ICT Agile Business Analysis (NA: Tri 3 only) 10
Tri 2 2703ICT Web Application Development  10
Tri 2 2808ICT Information and Security Management  10
Tri 2 2809ICT Computer Networking Essentials  10
Tri 2 3811ICT Advanced Network Architectures  10
Tri 2 3813ICT Software Frameworks  10
Tri 2 3702ICT Games Development (offered from 2019) 10
Tri 2 3815ICT Software Engineering  10
Tri 2,3 2511ICT Business Analysis (NA: Tri 3 only) 10
Tri 2,3 3810ICT Information Systems Architecture  10
Tri 2 2030ICT Introduction to Big Data Analytics  10
Tri 2 3705ICT Virtual and Augmented Reality (offered from 2021) 10
Tri 2 3706ICT Sensor Networks (offered from 2021) 10
Tri 2 3707ICT Home Automation and Robotics (offered from 2021) 10
Tri 2 3723ICT Interaction Design  10
OR
Tri 1 3614QCA Experimental Media  10
Tri 1,3 4030ICT Big Data Analytics and Social Media  10

In addition to the courses listed below, you may select courses from other majors in the Bachelor of Information Technology or any Undergraduate free-choice elective offered across the University provided prerequisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1011CCJ Criminology Skills  10
Tri 1 1012SCG Mathematics 1B  10
Tri 1 1013CCJ Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice  10
Tri 1 1031SCG Physics 1A  10
Tri 1 1201SCG Linear Algebra  10
Tri 1 1301ENG Electric Circuits  10
Tri 1 1534QCA Creative Visual Strategies  10
Tri 1 1701ENG Creative Engineering  10
Tri 1 1611ICT Emerging Technologies (offered from 2019) 10
Tri 1 1711ICT Introduction to Robotics (offered from 2019) 10
Tri 1,3 2007CCJ Sociology of Crime  10
Tri 1,3 2018CCJ White Collar Crime (Tri 3 online only) 10
Tri 1 2305ENG Signals and Systems  10
Tri 1 2311ENG Analog Electronics I  10
Tri 1 2315ENG Digital Electronics  10
Tri 1 2701ICT Interactive App Development  10
Tri 1 2702ICT Intelligent Media Systems  10
Tri 1 3021CCJ Crime Script Analysis (not offered Online or Mt Gravatt in 2019) 10
Tri 1,2 1001EHR Work and Employability  10
Tri 1,2 1305AFE Business Data Analysis  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3112IBA Management Strategy and Decision Making (Tri 1: GC,NA; Tri 2: OL,GC,NA; Tri 3: NA) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 1017SCG Foundation Mathematics  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 2043MKT Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures (Tri 1: NA,OL; Tri 2: SB,GC; Tri 3: NA,GC) 10
Tri 1,3 1101IBA Management Concepts  10
Tri 1,3 1015SCG Quantitative Reasoning  10
Tri 1,3 2128IBA Business Processes (Tri 1&3: GC,NA; Tri 3: OL) 10
Tri 1,3 4030ICT Big Data Analytics and Social Media  10
Tri 2,3 1010CCJ Introduction to Forensic Psychology (Tri 3 online only) 10
Tri 2 1014SCG Statistics  10
Tri 2 1202SCG Calculus I  10
Tri 2 1305ENG Engineering Programming  10
Tri 2 2000CCJ Psychology of Crime  10
Tri 2 2030ICT Introduction to Big Data Analytics  10
Tri 2 2304ENG Communication Systems and Circuits  10
Tri 2 3026CCJ Fraud and Cybercrime  10
Tri 2 3702ICT Games Development  10
Tri 2 3705ICT Virtual and Augmented Reality (offered from 2021) 10
Tri 2 3706ICT Sensor Networks (offered from 2021) 10
Tri 2 3707ICT Home Automation and Robotics (offered from 2021) 10
Tri 2 3723ICT Interaction Design  10
OR
Tri 1 3614QCA Experimental Media  10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3114IBA Management Problem Solving (Tri 1&2: GC,NA; Tri 3: OL) 10
Tri 1,2 or 3 3031IBA Griffith Innovation Challenge (offered GC only in T2-2019) 10