Bachelor of Information Technology
Information valid for students commencing in 2014.
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
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 (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
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
CP1030:03 IT Fundamentals
CP1200:03 Introduction to Programming 1
CP1300:03 Introduction to Programming 2
CP1500:03 Conceptual Modelling
CP2010:03 Web Programming
CP2013:03 Software Engineering
CP3046:03 Project Management 1
CP3047:03 Project Management 2
CP3301:03 Human Computer Interaction
CP3302:03 Information Security
Select a Major from the table below
Type of major
Credit points in major
42 credit points
Suspended at all campuses 2013 - 2015
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
3 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award 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 will apply.
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.
48 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course.
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.
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.
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.
Honours is available as an additional year of study.
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