Bachelor of Information Technology

Course Code

103110

Version

1

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System.  An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).  Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

72 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

A maximum of 30 credit points may be taken at level 1

A minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 2

A minimum of 18 credit points must be taken at level 3

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

CP1030:03  IT Fundamentals

CP1200:03  Introduction to Programming 1

CP1300:03  Introduction to Programming 2

CP1500:03  Conceptual Modelling

Level 2

CP2010:03  Web Programming

CP2013:03  Software Engineering

Level 3

CP3046:03  Project Management 1

CP3047:03  Project Management 2

CP3301:03  Human Computer Interaction

CP3302:03  Information Security

Options

Select a Major from the table below

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

42 credit points

Special requirements

Nil

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Business Informatics

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Computing and Networking

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Interactive Technologies and Games Design

Brisbane

Cairns

Singapore

Townsville

 

Campus

COURSE AVAILALE AT

NOTES

Beijing

 

Brisbane

 

Cairns

 

Singapore

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the degree and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject .However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation should apply.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

48 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 15 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

A maximum of 9 credit points of advanced standing may be granted at level 3.

Candidates who are granted advanced standing for the Diploma of Information Technology will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating from this course.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

The major studied shall appear on the testamur.

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 24 credit points of appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of Diploma of Information Technology.

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Honours is available as an additional year of study.

Eligibility

By invitation of the Head of School

Candidates must have obtained a minimum average grade of a Credit (GPA 5) for level 2 and 3 subjects