2017 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Information Technology | 2017

Testamur Title of Degree:

Bachelor of Information Technology



UOW Course Code:




Total Credit Points:



3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Home Faculty:

Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences

Intake Session(s):


Delivery Mode:

On-campus (Face-to-face)

Delivery Campus / UAC Code:

South Western Sydney - 754305

Additional Information:

Course Finder


The Bachelor of Information Technology has a common core structure that offers graduates key skills required for any IT professional such as: organisational areas in IT; database management; programming; information systems analysis and design; communications and networks; security; eBusiness; project management; web-based technology; and professional practice in IT.

Entry Requirements

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

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of information technologies and the ability to apply this knowledge to solve a range of practical problems.
  2. Perform analysis and design of innovative systems to solve a range of problems.
  3. Acquire, synthesise and integrate information within a complex professional setting.
  4. Think critically and creatively to identify better system solutions within business contexts.
  5. Function and work collaboratively with others to solve information technology problems achieving a common goal.
  6. Apply informed professional judgements regarding ethical and responsible decision making with consideration of related social responsibilities.
  7. Reflect upon work practices, tools and frameworks for ongoing professional development.

Course Structure

A candidate must satisfactorily complete the following requirements to be eligible for a Bachelor of Information Technology:

1. The following core subjects:

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
CSIT111 Programming Fundamentals 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT113 Problem Solving 6 Autumn
CSIT114 System Analysis 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT115 Data Management and Security 6 Autumn
CSIT121 Object Oriented Design and Programming 6 Autumn, Spring
CSIT127 Networks and Communications 6 Spring
CSIT128 Introduction to Web Technology 6 Spring
CSIT214 IT Project Management 6 On offer from 2018
CSIT226 Human Computer Interaction 6 On offer from 2018
MATH223 Mathematics for Information Technology 6 On offer from 2018
ISIT224 Management Information Systems 6 On offer from 2018
ISIT204 Principles of eBusiness 6 On offer from 2018
ISIT219 Knowledge and Information Engineering 6 On offer from 2018
CSIT314 Software Development Methodologies 6 On offer from 2019
CSIT321 Project 12 On offer from 2019

2. Plus 12 credit points of 300-level CSCI or ISIT subjects, (not listed above), AND an additional 12 credit points of either 200 or 300 level CSCI, CSIT or ISIT subjects.

3. Elective subjects, to bring the total to 144 credit points, chosen from the School of Computing and Information Technology subject list and/or the General Schedule.  Note:  No more than 60 credits points are to be completed at the 100-level.

The Faculty encourages the development of ICT skills and knowledge in the workplace through industry placement. Completion of ISIT200 Industry Placement, which is a minimum of a single 8-week period of approved industry placement, assessed in the form of written reports, is highly recommended to all students.

First Year Elective in Spring

In the Bachelor of Information Technology, students have an elective space in the Spring session of the first year. Please see a list below of possible options (please note that this is not a complete list but just a guide for students):

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ELL 182 Effective Written Communication (ESB) 6 Autumn, Spring
HIST111 The Modern World 6 Spring
INTS121 Global Politics and Power 6 Spring
BCM 111 International Media and Communication 6 Spring
COMM101 Principles of Responsible Business 6 Autumn, Spring
COMM121 Statistics for Business 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
FIN 111 Introductory Principles of Finance 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018
MGNT102 Business Communications 6 Autumn, Spring, Summer 2017/2018

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.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society as meeting the requirements for membership at the "Professional Level".

Other Information

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

Last reviewed: 10 November, 2016