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Career outcomes

Our information technology graduates have pursued careers as:

  • applications developers
  • systems analysts
  • software architects
  • database administrators
  • information systems managers
  • IT support technicians
  • systems project managers
  • programmers
  • software engineers
  • web specialist and developers
  • Game designer
  • Cyber Security analyst
  • Data scientist
  • technical and network support professionals
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About information technology

Prepare for a career in an ever-changing, cutting-edge and booming industry. With us, you’ll delve into exciting and challenging areas like cyber security and game design and gain vital skills in fields such as data science and data analytics. Develop skills highly regarded in the workplace with an accredited degree co-designed with industry.

Delve into exciting areas

Our IT degrees arm you with professional knowledge and technical know-how across areas such as data science and analytics, programming, artificial intelligence, cyber security, game design and application development.

Flexibility for the future

Businesses of all kinds are increasingly adopting and adapting technology to suit their specific needs. When you choose our Bachelor of Information Technology, you’ll be able to study business electives or even combine your degree with a Bachelor of Business Administration. And, as a result, you’ll graduate with a better understanding of how you can help your organisation develop the solutions to meet their technological challenges.

Gain a competitive edge

Preparing you for your career in IT is our focus. With us, you’ll benefit from our Future Ready program, Global Virtual Classrooms, workshop-style classes, and community engagement/internships. We’ve designed our degrees to ensure you gain experience, build networks, and graduate with the skills and CV to pursue your dream career in IT.

Professional recognition

Our degrees are co-designed with Cisco Network Academy and contain Microsoft Office Specialist and Certified Fundamental certifications built into the units – so you’ll graduate with a professional edge. We're also accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Meet our students and staff

Student profile

Sayan Kaiser

Bachelor of Information Technology student

“ACU provides a wide range of opportunities for students, such as volunteer and professional work placement experiences. My university experience was one of the best things. I came across wonderful people and most of all an atmosphere which always welcomed me with open arms, recognised hard work, and at the same time gave a quality education.”

Staff profile Haifeng Shen

Dr Haifeng Shen

Associate Professor and the Discipline Leader of Information Technology

Dr Haifeng Shen is an an Associate Professor and the Discipline Leader of Information Technology in the Peter Faber Business School at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Before joining ACU in 2019, he had been a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Flinders University in Australia since 2009 and an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 2003 to 2009. Dr Shen also has over six years working experience in industry as a software engineer, computer system administrator and programmer before becoming an academic.

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