2020 Undergraduate Courses
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Bachelor of Information Technology | 2020

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:

Wollongong / 754300


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.

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

Entry Requirements & Credit Arrangements

Information on academic and English language requirements, as well as eligibility for credit for prior learning, is available from the Course Finder.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to:

CLO Description
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

To qualify for award of the Bachelor of Information Technology, a candidate must complete at least 144 credit points, comprised of the following: 

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
CSIT115 Data Management and Security 6 Autumn, Spring
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 Autumn, Spring
ISIT219 Knowledge and Information Engineering 6 Autumn
MATH223 Mathematics for Information Technology 6 Autumn
CSIT226 Human Computer Interaction 6 Spring
ISIT204 Principles of eBusiness 6 Spring
ISIT224 Management Information Systems 6 Spring
CSIT314 Software Development Methodologies 6 Autumn
CSIT321 Project 12 Annual, Spring 2020/Autumn 2020

2. To be awarded with a major, a candidate must satisfactorily complete the four (4) subjects (24cp) listed for that major.  

3. Students not completing a major must complete 12 credit points of 300 level CSCI or ISIT subjects, AND an additional 12 credit points of either 200 or 300 level CSCI, CSIT or ISIT subjects not listed in the core.

4. To be awarded with a double major, candidates must ensure that four of the subjects selected satisfy the requirements of one major and that a separate set of four subjects satisfy the requirements of a second major; i.e. any subject counted towards one major cannot also be counted towards a second major.

5. Elective subjects from the School of Computing and Information Technology, that is CSIT, ISIT, or CSCI subjects, or from the General Schedule, not already included in the core or major subjects, to bring the total credit points to 144. Note: A maximum of 60 credit points of 100 level subjects.

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.

Major Study Areas

Candidates enrolled in this degree may choose to major in:


Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ISIT306 Strategic eBusiness Solutions 6 Autumn
OPS_200 Management and Electronic Business 6 Autumn
ISIT208 Strategic Systems Management 6 No on offer in 2020
ISIT332 Business Process Management 6 Spring

Social and Digital Innovation

This major is suspended in 2020. Students wishing to complete this major must speak with the BIT Academic Program Director.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ISIT313 Corporate Responsibility and IT 6 Not on offer in 2020
ISIT333 Social Media and the Workplace 6 Not on offer in 2020
ISIT203 Social Informatics 6 Not on offer in 2020
ISIT343 Programming for Social Innovation 6 Not on offer in 2020

Network Design and Management

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ISIT212 Corporate Network Planning and Design 6 Autumn
ISIT302 Corporate Network Management 6 Autumn
CSCI322 Systems Administration 6 Spring
ISIT328 Corporate Network Security 6 Spring

Web Design and Development

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ISIT307 Backend Web Programming 6 Autumn
ISIT207 Frontend Web Programming 6 Spring
ISIT312 Big Data Management 6 Spring
ISIT315 Semantic Web 6 Spring


All of the core subjects listed in the Bachelor of Computer Science plus the subjects listed below:

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
CSCI205 Software Development Methods & Tools 6 Not offered in this year
CSCI213 Java Programming and Applications 6 Not offered in this year
CSCI235 Database Systems 6 Autumn, Spring
CSCI311 Software Process Management 6 Not offered in this year
CSCI315 Database Design and Implementation 6 Not offered in this year
CSCI322 Systems Administration 6 Spring
ISIT302 Corporate Network Management 6 Autumn

* No intake for the Computing major in 2020 at the UOW Wollongong Campus. 

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

For further information email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 1 July, 2020