Credit points


Minimum duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Blacktown
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney


Not offered at Blacktown campus in 2022

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent:


New South Wales

English (Standard) (Band 2) or EAL (Band 3)

Assumed knowledge: Mathematics Advanced (not Mathematics Standard 2)


Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or 25 in any other English.

Assumed knowledge: Satisfactory completion of Mathematical Methods Units 3 & 4

International applicants need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Pass degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings:

  1. 220 cp from the Specified Units consisting of:
  2. 160 cp from Information Technology Specified Units (Part A)
  3. 40 cp from Information Technology Electives or from the Schedule of Unit Offerings for any other ACU Bachelor degree courses (Part B)
  4. 10 cp from BUSN113 Managing People and Organisations (Part C)
  5. 10 cp from Community Engagement Unit (Part D)
  6. 20 cp from Core Curriculum Units (Part E)

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator. A unit can only be classified as an advanced unit if it has more than one prerequisite in hierarchy. Australian Computer Society (ACS) accreditation requires at least four advanced units.

Part A : Information Technology Specified Units

Complete exactly 160 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ITEC100Information Technology Professional Skills and Practices10
ITEC102Python Fundamentals For Data Science10
ITEC200Data and Information Management10
ITEC201Fundamentals of Information Technology10
ITEC202Data Analytics and Visualisation10
ITEC203Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning10
ITEC204Introduction to Cyber Security10
ITEC217Programming Concepts10
ITEC311Network Security and Applications10
ITEC313Advanced Programming Concepts10
ITEC320Work Integrated Learning10
ITEC323Web and Mobile Application Development10
ITEC325Applied Data Mining10
ITEC327Essentials of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning10
ITEC330Information Technology Capstone Project20

Part B : Information Technology Elective units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ITEC205Game Fundamentals and Augmented Reality10
ITEC310Emerging Technologies of Blockchain and Internet of Things10
ITEC328Developing Game-Simulated Environments10

Students can select Elective units from those units listed above or from any other ACU Bachelor degree courses.

Part C : Community Engagement Unit

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BIPX202Community Engagement: Building Strengths and Capabilities10

Part D : BUSN113 Managing People and Organisations Unit

Complete exactly 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
BUSN113Managing People and Organisations10Business Foundation Units

Part E : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

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