James Cook University

Bachelor of Information Technology

QTAC Code and Location 1st Year Contribution Duration Sem 1 2014
OP/Rank
Sem 1 2015
OP/Rank
Start Month Major Offer Round
312341 TownsvilleCSP /$87683F or 6P New Course17/63
Feb 2016
Jul 2016
14 Jan 2016
2 Jun 2016
322341 CairnsCSP /$87683F or 6P New Course17/63
Feb 2016
Jul 2016
14 Jan 2016
2 Jun 2016
312349 Distance edCSP /$87683X or 6X New Course17/63
Feb 2016
Jul 2016
14 Jan 2016
2 Jun 2016

Prerequisites: English (4,SA)

Recommended study: Maths B

Primary fields: B
Secondary fields: n/a
How to apply: Apply through QTAC.

Course outline: This course provides students with essential knowledge and skills to work as an information technology professional in a fast changing dynamic world. Core subjects include networks, web technologies, programming, serious games, information management and visualisation, databases, big data, network security, multidisciplinary project management, e-technologies and mobile technologies provide students with an array of career opportunities. Students engage in a series of applied information technology projects throughout the course to gain real world experience. Minors are available in computer science and networking, human-computer interaction and games design and business minors and elective subjects. A professional internship or multidisciplinary project forms the capstone subject. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Information Technology at JCU.

Career opportunities: Project manager, network administrator and designer, system analyst, software developer, application developer, IT researcher, IT manager, system administrator.

Membership: Australian Computer Society.

Combined degrees: Refer to entry for: B Engineering/B Information Technology.