Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)
Problem-solvers and innovative thinkers
The Bachelor of Science (Information Technology) develops your skills and knowledge in software development, programming languages, networking and the design and implementation of computer systems and information systems.
USQ’s information technology degrees are flexible and relevant to the ever-changing IT environment. As a graduate, you will become a better problem-solver and innovative thinker. You will possess a high academic standard and competitive advantage in a career that is dynamic, global and in demand.
The Bachelor of Science (Information Technology) is accredited at Professional level by the Australian Computer Society. It is also recognised in other countries through the Seoul Accord.
When you complete this degree, you will be well equipped to apply IT to business and organisations. You could pursue a variety of careers including information systems manager, computer sales representative, computer consultant, information manager, computer systems officer, computer programmer, chief information officer, information centre manager, systems analyst/programmer, system development coordinator, computer educator, commercial application developer.
Other majors for the Bachelor of Science include: Astronomical and Space Sciences, Computing, Counselling, Environment & Sustainability, Food Science, Human Physiology, Mathematics, Mathematics & Statistics, Plant Agricultural Science, Psychology, Psychology Extended, Physical Sciences and Wine Science.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 8710|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 19060|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA) or equivalent; from 2019 Mathematics A (4, SA) or equivalent.
- Recommended prior study: Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent.
- Assumed knowledge: Mathematics A (4, SA) (until 2019) or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
|Toowoomba and External/Online||906779|
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 3, 2017 - applications close Monday 6 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 13 November 2017.
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.