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Turn your problem-solving skills into an exciting new career with this Bachelor of Information Technology course from Deakin University.
Designed for students seeking to start a career working in IT, this qualification offers a broad base of diverse and industry-relevant skills, as well as the experience and knowledge to help kick-start an exciting career in a crucial and growing global industry. IT shapes the way we live, work and communicate, and has become an increasingly important strategic tool and resource for millions of businesses, organisations and people across the world. With this qualification, you'll be well-positioned to seize exciting work opportunities and thrive in a dynamic, global profession.
In this course, you'll develop a highly relevant baseline set of IT skills, and choose from a broad range of IT specialisations to ensure your study matches your interests and talents. You may choose to specialise in a technical field, including in software development or cloud computing, or in a creative technology field, such as game design or augmented reality. With a focus on work-relevant learning, this qualification offers an internship unit with an approved host organisation, giving you the opportunity to gain real-world skills working on real-life products.
If you like working with details, are good at solving problems, and want a rewarding career in a dynamic global industry, a career in IT is for you - and it starts with this degree.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
English language proficiently requirements also apply.
In this information technology course, the subjects you may study include:
Students will also select elective units to complete a major in one of the following areas:
As a student of Deakin, you’ll get support every step of the way along your learning journey!
They’ve got a range of on-campus facilities and online features to help ease the pressure of study, including on-campus childcare services, a medical centre with qualified nurses and doctors, free and confidential counselling (face-to-face or via phone) and more.
Deakin also offer advisers and resources to help develop your academic skills. Advisers are available on campus and online to help guide you in your research, assignment and study practices.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Information Technology from Deakin University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to seek employment in a broad range of IT roles, both within Australia and overseas. Upon successful completion of this qualification, you may choose to seek work as a network officer or manager, IT security officer or manager, object-oriented or procedural programmer, database or web designer, or a consultant or systems analyst in a broad range of industries, including banking and finance, education, mining, building and construction, arts and media, or in international relations, trading or development.
With real-world work experience opportunities available, this course helps you build sought-after practical experience for your exciting new career.
Wondering where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Potential IT career outcomes include: Database Administrator, Systems Administrator, ICT Security Administrator, Software or Applications Programmer, ICT Support Technician, ICT Test Engineer, ICT Manager, Junior Office Support, Help Desk Officer, Assistant Software Developer.
The estimated fee for this course is $9,314 for one-year, full-time.
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's HECS-HELP loan to cover all or part of your fees. Deakin University also offers scholarships to successful applicants.
Enquire now to find a payment option that works for you!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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