Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional) at Victoria University, Australia

With the Bachelor in Information Technology (Professional) from VU, you will develop valuable work experience and in-demand computing skills.


With the Bachelor in Information Technology (Professional) from VU, you will develop valuable work experience and in-demand computing skills.

Besides that, your strong foundation in modern network and system design, as well as web and mobile app development, is provided by our IT (professional) degree. You'll also have the exciting opportunity to complete a 12-month paid internship in the IT industry as part of your degree.

Also, as per the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings, VU has Australia's top computer science programs. Our state-of-the-art facilities and classrooms provide both virtual and hands-on teaching.

In order to improve your understanding of computer science, you should solve problems in:

  • Web development

  • Mobile-application development

  • Data analysis

  • Cyber security

  • Network and system computing

  • ICT management

  • Software engineering and development

  • Network management

  • Global leadership.

What you will study

Program Structure

Students are required to complete 336 credit points made up of the following to receive the Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional) degree:

  • First Year Core studies - 96 credit points 

  • Graduating Core studies - 48 credit points

  • Major studies - 96 credit points

  • Industry Placement studies - 2 x 48 credit points 

Learning Outcomes

After passing this course, students will be qualified for:

  1. Integrate and apply a broad and cohesive body of IT knowledge with depth in a few chosen areas: web application development, mobile app development, cloud computing, data analytics, enterprise network administration, and database;

  1. Ability to identify and solve real-world problems with solid decisions and judgment in ICT, government, banking and finance, retail, education, health, media, and manufacturing;

  1. demonstrate a range of managerial, leadership, technical, analytical, and interpersonal skills. The ethics and conduct standards for the IT professions should also be well-understood by you. 

  1. the ability to demonstrate a strong foundation, strong practical abilities, and the capacity for lifelong learning. obtaining industry certifications from significant, well-known suppliers both domestically and internationally.

Career Opportunities

The information and communications technology (ICT) market in Australia is a vibrant and expanding one. With a VU Bachelor of Information Technology (Professional), you can gain the practical job experience you need to get ready for positions in:

  • Network design and implementation.

  • System security consultancy.

  • Data modeling and database development.

  • Web and mobile application programming.

  • Network and database system administration.

  • Information and communication technology (ICT) management.

You can also  work in a variety of places, including:

  • Software analyst

  • Web designer

  • Web application developer

  • Mobile application developer

  • Computer and network support

  • Data center administrator

  • Systems administrator

  • System security consultant

  • Database administrator and more. 

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum study score of 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English subject after completion of Units 3 and 4 of the Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) (or equivalent).

  • A minimum score of 20 on the math test (any).

  • Completion of a higher education program in Australia (or equivalent).

  • Completing a Foundations course or a course equivalent to it.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 6.0

  • TOEFL - 67

  • PTE - 50

Tuition Fee

  • For Domestic Students - Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

  • For International Students - AUD $15,200 (Per Semester) 

  • Level
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    3.5 years
  • Application Fee
  • Intake
  • Language Test Score
  • Scholarship
    10% tuition fee discount