Undergraduate course

Bachelor of Information Technology

If you love the idea of a career in computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, software development, games and game engine development, virtual and augmented reality or information systems, this is the qualification you need.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

B1390

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

3

Selection rank

70

CRICOS code

102605M
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Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
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Trimester 2 Trimester 2
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Overview

You’ll be in high demand across practically every industry with a degree in IT. Designed by world-class academics in close consultation with industry advisors, this course offers you an excellent step towards launching your career.

In this course, you will explore the theory, methods and systems used in the information technology industry, from mobile apps and virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning, practical software engineering to corporate website architecture and global information systems.

You can choose to major in a range of subject areas, including:

You can even choose a double major within the IT course or combine this course with another major or degree to specialise in two areas of study. For example, you might choose to add a business or a law degree.

The course structure would enable you to acquire strong analytical, research, design and technology skills combined with a very strong background in software design and programming.

3 reasons to study Information Technology at Murdoch  

  1. This course has been designed in collaboration with our industry advisors and clients, so there is an emphasis on solving complex multi-disciplinary and real-world IT problems.
  2. Get the kind of technical, problem solving and professional skills, knowledge and experience that will help you with any IT career in a rapidly-changing world.
  3. Learn from information technology experts and industry advisors as they share their experience and insights from a range of perspectives.

What you’ll learn

  • Work on and solve real-life multi-disciplinary problems.
  • Take a systematic approach to solving complex problems using creative thinking and technical methods.
  • Learn to collect, analyse and interpret information and communicate it in an effective way.
  • Develop the skills you need to lead a team, work as part of a team or work individually.
  • Examine the ethics of information technology and how ethics apply in both personal and professional settings.

Your future career

With a Bachelor of Information Technology, you could find work with government agencies, non-governmental organisations (known as NGOs), not-for-profit organisations, and various industry sectors like: consultancies; games; resources and mining; legal, banking and financials; health; education; simulations including vehicle simulations; aerospace, defence and security. There are opportunities in practically every industry or sector, in roles such as:

  • Software Developer
  • Programmer
  • Data Analyst
  • AI expert
  • Software Engineer
  • Games and Game Engine Designer and Developer
  • Cyber Security Professional
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Tester
  • Systems Designer
  • Network Manager
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Consultant

For further admission information about this course, please download our Information Pack.

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Study areas

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
Available Not Available
Internal External
Murdoch University Dubai, UAE Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Kaplan Higher Education Institute and Kaplan Higher Education Academy, Singapore Trimester 1 Trimester 1
Trimester 2 Trimester 2
Trimester 3 Trimester 3
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
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Entry requirements

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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Adjustment for Murdoch RISE

Murdoch RISE is a selection rank adjustment, as part of our commitment to helping students from regional, Indigenous and low socio-economic backgrounds gain university entry.

If you achieve an ATAR of 60.00 - 89.95, a Murdoch RISE adjustment factor of up to 10.00 points may help you get into your preferred course. Murdoch RISE can increase your selection rank up to a maximum of 90.00.

There’s no application or need to register. If you are eligible, the adjustment factor is automatically added to your raw ATAR score when you apply.

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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