Bachelor of Information Technology

Duration: 3 year full-time or part-time equivalent (please note: part-time study option is not available to international students due to visa restrictions)

Semester starts: February, July, November

CRICOS Code: 049940G

UAC code: 196110

About this course

This three-year degree has a strong focus on industry projects, giving you the chance to develop a medium-sized software program in your final year. Your subjects will cover social and ethical issues such as computer hacking, software piracy and security breaches along with Information Technology fundamentals.

You’ll also gain skills in project management, project estimation, documentation and report evaluation through the theoretical side of these core subjects.

Career opportunities

After graduating from this degree you will be able to launch your career in the following areas:

  • systems analysis
  • analyst programming
  • database management
  • software engineering and strategy
  • technology management
  • web development
  • systems marketing and more.

Opportunities also exist in a wide range of sectors such as banking, marketing, transportation and education.

HSC prerequisite

HSC one of English (Standard) (band 2), English (Advanced) (band 2) or English as a Second Language (band 3). Please note international students have prerequisites relative to their country of origin, HSC prerequisites do not apply.


The Diploma of Information Technology will provide you with direct entry into this course. For further information please see the Diploma of Information Technology page or contact La Trobe University Sydney Campus directly.

How to apply

Go to the apply now page and follow the prompts.

See Student Handbook for more details

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options.

The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:
> Sydney