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Bachelor of Information Techonology/Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Information Techonology/Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Information Techonology/Bachelor of Commerce

  • ID:GU610232
  • 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

Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C)

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

 

Course Information

IT advances are continuing to influence commerce and accounting, especially in information processing and auditing. With data analytics and data mining now replacing traditional auditing methods, tomorrow's commerce and accounting graduates will need to be technology-savvy as the applications of IT in commerce continue to grow.

In this degree, you will acquire the specialist knowledge and skills associated with your chosen majors in information technology and commerce. In addition, you will develop skills in areas such as project management, systems management and data analytics. In your final year, you will have the opportunity to undertake a project in a professional workplace to consolidate your technical knowledge.

Information Technology majors include:

  • Information Systems (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Software Development (Gold Coast, Nathan)

Commerce majors include:

  • Accounting (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan)

  • Behavioural Science (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Economics (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Finance (Gold Coast, Nathan)

  • Financial Planning (Gold Coast, Logan, Nathan)

CRICOS CODE: 091248M

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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Course

  • Computer Systems and Networks - 1007ICT

  • Listed Level 1 IT elective

  • 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:

Course

  • Data Management - 2814ICT

  • Programming Principles - 2807ICT

  • Business Decision-Making - 1008GBS

  • Business major course

  • 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:

Course

  • Social and Professional Issues - 3410ICT

  • ICT major course

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

  • Business major courses

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

  • Free-choice elective

  • Software Technologies - 2810ICT

  • ICT major course

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

  • ICT major course

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

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

Course

  • ICT major course

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

  • ICT major course

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

  • Business major courses

  • 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)

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

  • Work Integrated Learning - Single Project - 3821ICT

  • Work Integrated Learning - Placement - 3822ICT

  • ICT major course

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

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With combined qualifications in Information Technology and Commerce, you will find broad employment opportunities across the IT, commercial and regulatory sectors.

Employers tell us that they want to hire IT graduates with client-facing skills first and foremost. Employers want IT students who understand that modern IT departments have shifted their focus from technology to focusing on aligning and delivering IT services to the business client.

Depending on your IT major, you will be prepared for professions including work as a digital consultant, software developer, service desk engineer, business analyst, systems analyst, or start your own IT business.

Depending on your Commerce major, the suggested employment options include:

Accounting: You will be equipped for a career in a range of private, public sector or not-for-profit organisations where you could work in areas such as accounting, administration, auditing, business management, commercial and taxation law, managerial accounting, and taxation. Opportunities exist for exciting and challenging careers locally, nationally and internationally, and are not limited to accounting firms.

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.

Economics: You will be prepared for work in the banking and finance industry as an analyst or advisor, in property development or real estate; in government policy in fields such as the environment, health, education and transport; or in large mining companies analysing markets and investment opportunities. You may also find career opportunities in major international organisations such as the World Bank, the United Nations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Asian Development Bank.

Finance: You will be prepared for work as a financial advisor or controller, financial planner, or stockbroker. You may also find opportunities in insurance and superannuation, futures, options and foreign exchange trading.

Financial Planning: You will be equipped for a career as a financial planner, financial advisor or controller, or stockbroker. You will also find opportunities in insurance and superannuation, futures, options and foreign exchange trading.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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