Bachelor of Information Technology

Prepare for a career in an ever-changing and booming industry. With us, you’ll delve into exciting and challenging areas like cyber security, game design and applications development. And you’ll gain vital skills in fields such as data science and data analytics – skills that are highly desired by employers in a range of current and emerging industries.

Uniquely, our Bachelor of Information Technology combines a person-centred approach with high-level technical expertise, so you’ll gain cutting-edge professional knowledge as well as the broader skills to make a positive impact in society. In the classroom, you’ll explore critical areas in an interactive environment with IT experts. And you’ll graduate prepared for a myriad of careers – such as applications developer, software architect, programmer, software engineer, web specialist and more.


Why study the Bachelor of Information Technology at ACU?


Accredited degree

Accredited by the Australian Computer Society and developed in consultation with industry professionals.


Practical experience

Practical opportunities through our community engagement and professional experience units.


Personalised approach

Smaller class sizes ensure a personalised, interactive learning experience.


Make a difference

Underpins high-level technical expertise with the skills and values to make a positive impact in the community.

Join a growing industry

Career outcomes are an important consideration when choosing a degree. It’s predicted IT jobs will increase 11 per cent by 20222 and continue with very strong growth over the next five years4, so by studying IT, you’ll be joining an in-demand industry. Plus, ACU graduates get jobs and are well regarded by employers. In Australia, we’re first for graduate employment1 and for employer satisfaction3.
Career outcomes

Career outlook

11% increase in IT jobs by 20222
5 years of very strong job growth predicted for software and application programmers4

You could be a…

  • Applications developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Systems administrator
  • Software architect
  • Database administrator
  • Information systems manager
  • IT support technician
  • Systems project manager
  • Programmer
  • Software engineer
  • Web specialist and developer
  • Data scientist
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Software developer
  • Game designer
  • Technical and network support professional
Why study IT at ACU?

Find your place in a place that cares.

We care about you

Join a supportive environment with a range of student services where you’re encouraged to thrive.

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Study abroad

We’ve got more than 200 partners on six continents, community engagement opportunities around the globe, and a campus in Rome, Italy.

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Get a scholarship

We offer nearly 400 scholarship opportunities for new and current students to help you during your studies.

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Find a pathway

We have a range of admissions pathways to help you into your dream course.

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“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.”

Bachelor of Information Technology

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  1. Graduate Outcomes Survey – Longitudinal 2020
  2. Australian Government Labour Market Information Portal, Occupation projections, 2018
  3. Undergraduate cohort, Employer Satisfaction Survey 2019
  4. Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business data

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