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Bachelor of Information Technology

Information technology is a challenging and rapidly developing field, with new applications being developed to enhance the environment we live in. Students develop an understanding of the underlying principles and applications of Information Technology in the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills which will enable them to adapt to this interesting and dynamic field as professionals.

Program Structure

The core of this program prepares students with the necessary IT skills so that they are well prepared for work when graduated. The program stresses both the importance of theory and the application of theory into practice through projects and practical exercises.
This course is available externally by distance learning for those who are not able to attend classes on campus on a regular basis. Distance learning requires reliable broadband internet access. An optional 12 week work placement unit is available to students to undertake as part of the course.

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of one of the following:

Career Opportunities

The ICT roles associated with this course include the areas of systems analyst, analyst programmer and developer programmer.

Detailed Course Information

Detailed course information of the undergraduate IT courses offered by Charles Darwin University are available at the following links:

The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited through the Australian Computer Society, meaning graduates meet the requirements of the ICT profession for initial professional practice. A one year honours degree for graduates in IT is also offered through the Bachelor of Science (Honours). 


Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic achievement. More information can be found here.


Brochures of the Bachelor of Information Technology course can be downloaded from: