Information Technology - C2000

Information Technology

Bachelor degree

Information technology (IT) is everywhere, but its power comes from the creative intelligence of the people behind it. Become the expert who designs and creates the IT systems we all rely on.

This highly practical course gives you the problem-solving skills you need to drive the ongoing revolution in the way we:

  • communicate
  • conduct business
  • experience the world

At Australia's leading IT Faculty, you will learn from the best in a cutting-edge environment. Flexibility and choice - through our comprehensive range of majors, minors and double degrees - let you develop your strengths and explore new areas.

Through real-world industry projects or placements, and with generous scholarships available, you'll hit the ground running - ready to embark on an exciting career.

You can tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations. The choice is yours:

  • Your IT major or extended major - develop deep expertise.
  • IT electives - a huge range from 'Business Analytics' to 'Cybersecurity' and 'Social Informatics'.
  • Monash-wide electives - complement your flair for IT or indulge your other passions.
  • Double degree - gain an extra qualification in Arts, Business, Commerce, Design, Education or Science.
  • Be global - study at Monash locations in Malaysia, South Africa or Italy, or at one of our prestigious partner universities.
  • Go further - high-achieving students can add an Honours research year or a 1.5-year IT Masters degree.

In your final year, you will put into practice the skills and knowledge you gained during the course, through an industry experience, games or multimedia studio project.

Alternatively, you can apply throughthe highly regarded Industry Based Learning (IBL) program to do one or two half-year placements with our industry partners (leading Australian and globalorganisations). Placements count towards your course and are supported by generous scholarships. Each year, 100 percent of our IBL students who seek employment have received graduate job offers.

The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

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At a glance

ATAR

80.15 Note 2016 Clearly-in ATAR
70.7 Note2016 lowest ATAR offer

Subject prerequisites

English Maths Sciences / Other
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Course Details

Location(s): On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
Duration: 3 years (full time) , 6 years (part time)
Start date: First Semester (February), Second Semester (July)
Qualification: Bachelor of Information Technology
2016 course requirements

Majors, extended majors and minors

In this course, you can choose from the following majors, extended majors and minors. Some are only available as minors or only in certain locations, so click through to see the full details.

"Monash is very well known worldwide for its excellent IT education and it has a very good reputation for having courses that fit the needs of the IT industry, and teachers with rich industry and teaching experiences." - Howard (Houzuo) Guo Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems.

Suzannah Richardson

Joe Foreman

“I work as a senior editor and animator at Fuzzy TV. I worked on many television shows for ONE HD, Foxtel and Fuel TV. The Monash degree in Multimedia is the reason why I’m here today.”

“Without my qualification from Monash, and the experiences facilitated by Monash, I am certain I would not be in my current position today.” - Jamie Tarling, completed an Industry Experience placement – Technology Business Analyst, ANZ.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Alternative entry pathways

Multiple pathways to this course

If you don't have the entrance requirements above, you'll be able to gain entry to this course by completing the pathway course Monash College Diploma of Engineering (IT Stream).

Additionally, we recognise that some applicants may have experienced difficulties that have disadvantaged them when applying for university. We offer a range of special admissions schemes that may help you gain entry to your chosen course. More about special admissions schemes...

Making the application

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)

The average annual student contribution amount is:

A$9050

Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

Fee assistance

As a Commonwealth supported student, you may be able to either:

  • pay all of your student contribution up front and receive a 10% discount, or
  • defer payment through the HECS HELP loan scheme.

Scholarships

We offer over 200 types of scholarships, valued at up to $70,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Our Comprehensive courses allow you to select from a wide range of subjects within a broad field of study. You can choose a Monash Comprehensive course in five broad fields: arts, business, commerce, information technology or science, and then customise your course to make it uniquely yours.In this course, you will study a range of subjects from across the information technology field, broadening your knowledge in this area while also deepening your knowledge in at least one subject that will become your major.

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Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.