La Trobe University

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Overview

Semester starts
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Duration
1 year full-time
Annual tuition fee (A$)
31 200

You'll undertake a research project over the equivalent of eight or nine months of continuous work, under the supervision of a member of staff. A list of prospective thesis topics is available from the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirement

Completion of the Bachelor of Information Technology (or equivalent) degree with a minimum average of 60% across all of the third-year subjects and an average of at least 70% over the best third-year level computer science subjects (project included) to the value of 60 credit-points.

NB: The scores above are indicative only and may change based on the number of applications received and places available. Achieving the above listed scores does not guarantee an offer of a place.

English language requirement

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0;

TOEFL Paper-based Test - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English;

TOEFL Internet-based Test - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22;

Satisfactory completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B (EFS5 UG minimum 60 per cent) which is available from La Trobe Melbourne; for more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: 60 per cent final result in a course;

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): a minimum score of 57 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a pass grade of C or higher;

or approved international equivalent.

Career outcomes

Honours graduates are eligible to apply for higher research degrees.

Fees and costs

Annual tuition fee (A$)

31 200

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

Applications for 2018 will open later this year. You can ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

Additional information

In addition to meeting the academic entry requirements, you must also have a supervisor prior to enrolment.

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:

CRICOS code: 069559B