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Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business

  • ID:GU610026
  • Level:4-Year Double Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$178,436.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

 

Course Information

This double degree is suitable for students who aspire to own and run their own IT business. Students develop an in-depth understanding of business, and technical proficiency in creating, using, and integrating new information technologies. Based on their interests, students choose majors in both IT and business. Students can enhance their employment opportunities and gain valuable contacts through an industry-based project.

Information Technology majors

  • Information Systems

  • Networks and Security

  • Software Development

Business majors

  • Asian Business (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Employment Relations (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Event Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Human Resource Management (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, Online)

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, South Bank, Online)

  • International Business (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Management (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan, Online)

  • Marketing (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Real Estate and Property Development (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Sport Management (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Sustainable Business (Nathan)

  • Tourism management (Gold Coast, Nathan).

CRICOS CODE: 091248M

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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Computer Systems and Networks - 1007ICT
  • Listed Level 1 IT elective

OR

  • Language and Communication for Sciences - 5903LHS (see Note 1)
  • The Purpose of Business - 1004GBS
  • The Future of Work - 1007GBS
  • Information Systems Foundations - 1803ICT
  • Creative Coding - 1701ICT
  • Engaging Australia and the Asia-Pacific - 1005GBS
  • Why Money Matters - 1006GBS

Note 1: Students who are required to complete 5903LHS must complete this course as their Listed elective. Students who are not required to complete 5903LHS are not allowed to select 5903LHS.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Data Management - 2814ICT
  • Programming Principles - 2807ICT
  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS
  • Business major course

OR

  • Business course (for students electing to not complete a Business major)
  • Grand Challenges for Business - 1009GBS
  • Foundations of Systems Development - 1802ICT
  • Human Computer Interaction - 1805ICT

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Social and Professional Issues - 3410ICT
  • ICT major course

OR

  • ICT course (for students electing to not complete a ICT major)
  • Business major courses

OR

  • Business course (for students electing to not complete a Business major)
  • Free-choice elective
  • Software Technologies - 2810ICT
  • ICT major course

OR

  • ICT course (for students electing to not complete a ICT major)
  • ICT major course

OR

  • ICT course (for students electing to not complete a ICT major)

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

  • ICT major course

OR

  • ICT course (for students electing to not complete a ICT major)
  • ICT major course

OR

  • ICT course (for students electing to not complete a ICT major)
  • Business major courses

OR

  • Business course (for students electing to not complete a Business major)
  • Creating Better Business - 3103GBS (capstone)
  • Work Integrated Learning Part 1 - 3820ICT_P1 (capstone course)

AND

  • Work Integrated Learning Part 2 - 3820ICT_P2 (capstone course)

OR

  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 3821ICT

OR

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 3822ICT
  • ICT major course

OR

  • ICT course (for students electing to not complete a ICT major)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Depending on your IT major, employment options may include:

  • Information Systems: You will find career opportunities within information technology management, information systems specialist digital consult, business analyst and project management.

  • Networks and Security: Career opportunities for this major include network support, network design, network security administration, digital consultant, systems analyst and project management.

Depending on your Business major, employment options may include:

  • Asian Business: You will find career opportunities in government, businesses with overseas profiles, international aid and other non-governmental organisations, news and media organisations, and the education industry in Asia.

  • Behavioural Science: You will find career opportunities in government, private enterprise and not-for-profit organisations across various disciplines including marking and advertising, human services, healthcare, economics, policy development, research and evaluation of programs and services.

  • Employment Relations: You will be able to work as an employment relations manager or consultant, or in roles dealing with workplace planning and policy, managerial strategy, industrial advocacy, occupational health and safety, and workplace negotiation.

  • Event Management: You will be well prepared for an exciting career working for event and conference organisers in the sport, tourism, marketing, media and cultural sectors as well as coordinating and managing government event portfolios.

  • Human Resource Management: You will graduate with a degree recognised by the Australian Human Resources Institute and be prepared for a career as a human resource manager or consultant. Human resource professionals work in many sectors including business management, counselling, workforce planning and policy, and recruiting and training staff for the public and private sectors and non-government organisations.

  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    As a graduate of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship major, our courses highlight the ways you can create and develop innovative ideas that enable scale and societal impact. You will have an understanding of the entrepreneurial mindset, ways to identify or create opportunities and the strategic and operational issues in firm creation. Create your own career by starting your own lifestyle or high-potential startup, be entrepreneurial while working in a family business or being an intrapreneur within someone's business.

  • International Business: You will be prepared to work with international trade and investment organisations or in the public and private sectors in management, strategic planning, research, corporate government relations, global operations and public relations.

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management: You will be able to work as a logistics and supply chain manager, purchasing manager, business or strategy manager, or export and import operations manager. Career opportunities exist in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

  • Management: Good managers are needed across all sectors and in businesses of all sizes. With this qualification, you can apply your business management knowledge to an area of personal interest and find work in roles as a business manager in human resources, strategy, planning and policy, and training and development.

  • Marketing: You will be able to work in any industry or organisation that needs to promote its products or services, including entertainment and fashion, tourism, advertising, public relations, and business consulting. You might work as a brand manager, marketing manager, advertising account manager, market research analyst, public relations manager, or sales manager.

  • Real Estate and Property Development: The property sector is expanding in Australia and around the world, creating a wide range of employment opportunities in the commercial, residential and tourism sectors of the real estate and property management industries. You will be prepared for a career in property finance, development and investment, real estate agency management, project management, and marketing and promoting real estate.

  • Sport Management: Sport is big business. You will find opportunities in government departments, local, national and international sporting clubs and event management organisations. There are also positions in sport tourism, marketing, media and athlete representation.

  • Sustainable Business: Increasingly, public and private sector organisations are hiring sustainability and corporate social responsibility specialists. The growing trend in consumers demanding sustainable, ethical products and services has seen businesses place sustainability and social benefits within their core values. These new business models means that leaders and managers need to know how the financial bottom line relates to other important elements of business; and how to transform traditional models to capitalise in the current environment. As this field continues to grow, you will find more and more career opportunities in a wide variety of organisations in the public and private sectors and with non-government organisations.

Tourism Management: With this qualification, you could travel the world. Tourism managers are employed by destination marketing organisations and all levels of government throughout Australia and internationally. You will be able to work on major tourism infrastructure and planning projects, shaping the visitor experience in tourism destinations

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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