Bachelor of Information Technology

VU course code: NBIT | CRICOS: 071997F, 093390M | Level of study: Undergraduate
3 years
In person

Tuition fee per semester: AU$16,700

VU Melbourne: Footscray Park, VU Brisbane, VU Sydney
29 April 2024


Develop key information technology (IT) skills to expand your career options, with a Bachelor of Information Technology from Victoria University.

This IT course will equip you with specialist skills for fast-growing digital industries. You will also develop problem-solving skills for  workplace scenarios and challenges.

You can choose your own IT job pathway based on your interests and strengths, with our personalised learning experience.

Our Bachelor of Information Technology focuses on high-demand and areas, including:

  • web development
  • mobile-application development
  • data analysis
  • cyber security
  • network and system computing
  • ICT management
  • software engineering and development
  • network management
  • global leadership.

When you graduate, you'll have knowledge across a wide range of IT applications, along with hands-on experience with industry-standard equipment. This theory and practice will ensure you're job ready.

This IT course includes training in:

  • Cisco routing and switching
  • IPSecure
  • Microsoft Active Directory network management
  • Content Management Systems
  • Android and IOS app development
  • object-oriented programming.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

To attain the Bachelor of Information Technology, students will be required to complete 288 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core studies;
  • 48 credit points of Graduating Core studies;
  • 96 credit points of Major studies*;
  • 48 credit points of Minor studies (discipline).

The following majors are currently only offered offshore and have not been accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
Students undertaking these majors are eligible to apply for student membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS):

  • NMAMCS Mobile and Cloud Service Development Major

  • NMACSY Cyber Security Major

Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology who have completed these majors and wish to work in Australia will be eligible to apply for individual membership with ACS.

Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us, and you’re paying full fees for this course, you may be eligible for a 10% discount.

Find out how




Australia's information and communications technology (ICT) industry is a dynamic and rapidly growing market. You'll graduate from our Bachelor of Information Technology with the technical, analytical, managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills required for success in the IT industry.

A bachelor in IT prepares you for a range of roles across IT, government, banking/finance, retail, education, health, media, logistics and manufacturing. 

Job titles

  • software analyst
  • web designer
  • web application developer
  • mobile application developer
  • computer and network support
  • data centre administrator
  • systems administrator
  • system security consultant
  • database administrator
  • webmaster
  • business analyst
  • data analyst
  • project manager (e.g. in government, banking/finance, retail, manufacturing).


Use Labour Market Insights to find the average annual salary in Australia for the following roles:

Employment for ICT support and test engineers is expected to grow strongly over the next five years (Labour Market Insights).