Course Detail

Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional)


Undergraduate

Gain in-demand computing skills and invaluable work experience with VU's Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional).

Our IT (professional) degree gives you a solid foundation in the latest web and mobile app development, and network and systems design. You'll also have the exciting opportunity to experience 12 months of paid internship in the IT industry as part of your degree.

VU's computer-science courses are among the best in Australia according to the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2018. Our state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities offer virtual and hands-on teaching.

You will build your computer-science knowledge through solving real-world problems in:

  • network and database design and administration
  • routing and switching
  • computer and internet security
  • wireless technologies
  • web programming
  • software engineering
  • mobile application development
  • virtualization in computing.

You'll also gain the experience needed to lead teams and manage projects.

In order to be admitted in to the Bachelor of IT (Professional), you must successfully secure a placement with one of our industry partners.


Australia's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is a dynamic and rapidly growing market.

VU's Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional) gives you the real-world work experience to prepare for roles in:

  • network design and implementation
  • system security consultancy
  • data modelling and database development
  • web and mobile application programming
  • network and database system administration
  • information and communication technology (ICT) management.

Job titles

  • software analyst
  • web designer
  • web application developer
  • mobile application developer
  • computer and network support
  • data centre administrator
  • systems administrator
  • system security consultant
  • database administrator
  • webmaster
  • business analyst
  • data analyst
  • project manager (e.g. in government, banking/finance, retail, manufacturing).

Course Information

  • IELTS: 6.0/6.0

  • Scholarship: Yes

  • Tuition Fee: AUD $29,600 per year

Admission Requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).
PLUS:
A study score of at least 20 in Mathematics (any).
OR:
Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).
PLUS:
IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score or 6.0 (with no band less than 6.0 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking).
OR:
Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.