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University of South Australia Bachelor of Information Technology
University of South Australia

Bachelor of Information Technology

Adelaide, Australia

3 Years


Full time

Request application deadline

Jul 2024

AUD 37,100 / per year *

Distance Learning, On-Campus

* 2021 fees, per annum, per 1.0 EFTSL


Degree overview

  • Top 5 in Australia for work-ready graduates in I.T.1
  • Study at the No.1 university in South Australia for graduate careers in I.T.2
  • Build a rewarding career as an IT professional.
  • Learn using the latest industry tools, technologies and research.
  • Experience the Gaming Lab, Software development, networking and cybersecurity teaching spaces and the IT project space.
  • Gain practical experience through real projects and placements.
  • Select two IT minors or diversify your skills with the cross-disciplinary study.
  • Professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.
  • A common first year across IT degrees enables you to switch between specialisations and get credit for completed courses.

1Ranked #3, ComparED (QILT) Student Experience Survey 2019-20 – Computing and Information Systems – Skills Development Indicator (Undergraduate). Public universities only.
2ComparED (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018-20 – Computing and Information Systems – Full-time Employment Indicator (Undergraduate). Public SA-founded universities only.

Why Bachelor of Information Technology

In this very flexible degree you can choose your own specialisation – either two minors in IT; or one IT minor and one non-IT minor. This means you can develop a broad range of skills and knowledge, enhancing your employment prospects.

IT minors are available in:

  • software development
  • multimedia
  • mobile applications
  • networking
  • business systems
  • security
  • data analytics
  • games
  • 3D animation
  • visual effects
  • IT industry internship

Popular (non-IT) minors include digital media, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, management, or international business.

Alternatively, if you wish to focus your studies in a particular area then consider studying one of the University's specialised IT programmes including:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Games and Entertainment Design)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Mobile Application Development)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Cybersecurity)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

Real-world Connections

With more than 200 industry partners, the University of South Australia offers opportunities to gain real-world experience through projects and placements. Partners include Adelaide Football Club, Services Australia, SAAB, DSTO, Forensic Science SA, Top Chop Games, Maptek, and more. The University of South Australia is also home to several research centres:

  • Australian Research Centre for Interactive and Virtual Environments
  • Advanced Computing Research Centre
  • Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Institute for Telecommunications Research
  • Phenomics and Bioinformatics Research Centre

All have world-renowned links and associations that provide a dynamic teaching and research base for students. During your studies, you will also have access to world-class facilities such as the Gaming Lab, Software Development Lab, Network and Cybersecurity Labs and the IT Project Space.

The University also hosts regular employee master classes and employment expos, and alumni events in Australia and


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