2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)



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Total Credit Points:



1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences

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Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

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Additional Information:

Course Finder


The Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) is for students who have an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, or equivalent, and who wish to undertake a research project as part of an add-on Honours year.

The course combines 30 credit points of 400-level coursework and an 18 credit points research project. The 400-level coursework is intended to give students a background in Information Technology. The research project allows students to identify a viable research problem; design an appropriate methodology to achieve the objectives of the project; follow the methodology to gather and analyse data to satisfy the objectives; and to write the whole as a comprehensive research report or thesis.

The UOW Honours website provides lots of useful information regarding research opportunities, scholarships, application procedures, etc

This degree is highly sought after in industry and provides an excellent pathway to a PhD.

Entry Requirements

Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Students graduating from the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) will be able to:

  1. Research, synthesise, reinterpret and apply key information and utilise informed judgement in information technology, systems design and project planning.
  2. Work as an individual and as a member of a team in a manner consistent with ethical and professional standards.
  3. Employ independent learning strategies to update professional knowledge in information technology of innovations techniques, research industry trends and standards. 

Course Structure

The program of study for Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) is 48 credit points:

Subject Code subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
CSIT440Research Methodology6Autumn, Spring
ISIT450Information Systems & Technology Research Report18Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018

Plus 24cp of coursework taken from:

ISIT401 Information Systems Strategic Planning 6 Spring
ISIT403 Enterprise Architecture Design 6 Autumn
ISIT404 Systems Integration 6 Spring
ISIT405 Technology Management and Innovation 6 Not offered in 2017
ISIT406 Information Design and Content Management 6 Spring
ISIT408 IT Governance 6 Spring
ISIT409 Advanced Business Process Management 6 Not offered in 2017
ISIT410 IT-enabled Supply Chain Management 6 Not offered in 2017
ISIT416 Organisational Issues in Information Technology 6 Not offered in 2017
ISIT417 Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management 6 Autumn
ISIT429 Concepts and Issues in Healthcare Computing 6 Not offered in 2017
ISIT430 Introduction to Health Informatics 6 Autumn
ISIT437 Information Technology Security and Risk Management 6 Autumn
ISIT446 Project and Change Management 6 Spring
ISIT451 Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture 6 Not offered in 2017
ISIT492 Special Topics in IS and IT B 6 Not offered in 2017

or other 300- and 400-level subjects as approved by the Head of School.

Honours Grades

The Honours grade for the degree of Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) will be calculated in accordance with Method 1 defined in the General Course Rules Section 8.

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: eis@uow.edu.au
Email: Academic Program Director 

Last reviewed: 24 October, 2016