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Bachelor of Information Technology
Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Information Technology

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • 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

Other Requirement

Griffith College provides a direct entry pathway for this degree.


Course Information

Be at the forefront of a constantly developing industry, ready to help shape the future. With this degree, you'll achieve a high level of core IT technical knowledge and a major specialisation, ensuring you're prepared for a career across a vast number of roles and industries.

You'll learn in purpose-built, industry-leading facilities crafted to reflect genuine workplaces. From our Big Data Visualisation Lab to our virtual reality, augmented reality, gamification and robotics labs, you will have ample opportunity to enhance your learning through cutting-edge technology.

Throughout this degree, you'll be learning from world-class researchers and lecturers who have sent robots into space and predicted the outcome of federal elections using big data.

Industry and expert connections

What makes our IT degree stand out is the opportunity to put what you learn in the classroom into practice through work-integrated learning. From working in start-ups to large corporations, these opportunities are often a stepping-stone into future employment. Our Apps Factory is another opportunity for you to put what you learn into practice.

We also have a wide range of industry contacts and partnerships that help you build your professional network. Our Industry Advisory Board, which includes members such as IBM and Suncorp, ensures that our degree is focused on what employers are looking for and provides our students opportunities to meet and learn from industry-leading professionals.

Graduate outcomes

Depending on your major, you may find a job as a systems analyst, business analyst, software developer, database administrator, systems administrator, network and security administrator, network architect, technical writer, web developer, app developer, game developer, computer engineer, educator or researcher. You'll be prepared for a career in commerce, industry, corporate IT, government or private consulting.


  • Information Systems

  • Networks and Security

  • Software Development


Take control of your time - This degree has intakes in Trimester 1, 2 and 3. So, whenever you're ready to study, we're ready to get you started.

Global Mobility

An array of inspiring overseas study opportunities, ranging from a few weeks to a year, are available for students in this degree. 


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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

  • Professional Practice in Information Technology - 1004ICT

  • Web Technologies - 1621ICT

  • Computer Systems and Networks - 1007ICT

  • Free-choice elective (see Note 1)


  • Language and Communication for Sciences - 5903LHS

  • Information Systems Foundations - 1803ICT

  • Foundations of Systems Development - 1802ICT

  • Creative Coding - 1701ICT

  • Human Computer Interaction - 1805ICT

Note 1: 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 allowed to select 5903LHS.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

  • Programming Principles - 2807ICT

  • Data Management - 2814ICT

  • Major course


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

  • Free-choice elective

  • Software Technologies - 2810ICT

  • Major courses


  • Information Technology courses (for students electing to not complete a major)

  • Free-choice elective

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

  • Social and Professional Issues - 3410ICT (capstone preparation course)

  • Major course


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

  • Major course (see Note 1)


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

  • Work Integrated Learning Part 1 - 3820ICT_P1 (capstone course)


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


  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 3821ICT


  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 3822ICT

  • Free-choice electives

  • Major course


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

Note 1: A major course must be undertaken in either Tri 1,2 or 3.

Free-choice electives

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/s offered across the University provided prerequisites are met. If you require guidance please liaise with your Program Director.

  • Criminology Skills - 1011CCJ (not offered from 2021)

  • Mathematics 1B - 1012SCG (not offered from 2018)

  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice - 1013CCJ

  • Physics 1A - 1031SCG

  • Linear Algebra - 1201SCG

  • Electric Circuits - 1301ENG

  • Creative Visual Strategies - 1534QCA (not offered from 2021)

  • Creative Engineering - 1701ENG

  • Emerging Technologies - 1611ICT (offered from 2019)

  • Introduction to Robotics - 1711ICT (offered from 2019)

  • Sociology of Crime - 2007CCJ

  • White Collar Crime - 2018CCJ (not offered in 2021)

  • Signals and Systems - 2305ENG

  • Analog Electronics I - 2311ENG

  • Digital Electronics - 2315ENG

  • Interactive App Development - 2701ICT

  • Intelligent Media Systems - 2702ICT

  • Crime Script Analysis - 3021CCJ (not offered from 2020)

  • Work and Employability - 1001EHR (not offered from 2021)


  • The Future of Work - 1007GBS

  • Business Data Analysis - 1305AFE (not offered from 2021)


  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS

  • Managing Strategic Change - 3050IBA (offered from 2022)


  • Management Strategy and Decision Making - 3112IBA (not offered from 2022)

  • Foundation Mathematics - 1017SCG

  • Entrepreneurship and New Business Ventures - 2043MKT (not offered from 2020)


  • Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship - 2043IBA

  • Management Concepts - 1101IBA (not offered from 2021)


  • The Purpose of Business - 1004GBS

  • Quantitative Reasoning - 1015SCG

  • The Management of Business Processes - 2128IBA

  • Big Data Analytics and Social Media - 4030ICT

  • Introduction to Forensic Psychology - 1010CCJ (Tri 3 online only)

  • Statistics - 1014SCG

  • Calculus I - 1202SCG

  • Engineering Programming - 1305ENG

  • Psychology of Crime - 2000CCJ (Tri 3: Online)

  • Introduction to Big Data Analytics - 2030ICT

  • Communication Systems and Circuits - 2304ENG

  • Fraud and Cybercrime - 3026CCJ

  • Games Development - 3702ICT

  • Virtual and Augmented Reality - 3705ICT (offered from 2021)

  • Sensor Networks - 3706ICT (offered from 2021)

  • Home Automation and Robotics - 3707ICT (offered from 2021)

  • Interaction Design - 3723ICT


  • Experimental Media - 3614QCA

  • Management Problem Solving - 3114IBA (not offered from 2022)


  • Applied Business Project - 3049IBA (offered from Tri 2 2022)

  • Griffith Innovation Challenge - 2034IBA (formerly 3031IBA)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The core courses of the Bachelor of Information Technology prepare students for careers in: computer security, IT support roles, software acquisition, software integration, software enhancement/maintenance and database support. Those students who complete the Information Systems major will have additional opportunities in business analysis, IT management, IS architecture design and project management. Students who complete the Networks & Security major will have additional opportunities in network support, network design and network security support. The Software Development major prepares graduates for entry-level positions in software development careers.

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