Bachelor of Information Technology - VU Brisbane

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ATAR: not required
Course code: NBIT
CRICOS code: 093390M
Duration: 3 years (6 semesters of study)
Fees (2024): A$16,700 per semester (scholarship available
Intakes: 19 February, 29 April, 29 July, 30 September, 28 October


The Bachelor of Information Technology at Victoria University Sydney is a three-year course with a personalised learning experience. We focus on areas with high job demand such as web/mobile app development and ICT management.

Our learning facilities include the latest technology such as CISCO routers and switches, Amazon cloud servers and virtualisation (Hyper-V) infrastructure.

All students undertake the same first-year subjects, followed by major studies (eight units) in years two and three. Choose from:

Students will also study 4 Graduating Core units, and undertake minor studies (four units) in one of the following:

These are subject to the approval of the course coordinator and may be limited by prerequisite requirements and unit availability.

Learn through the innovative VU Block Model® across our undergraduate courses.


To attain the Bachelor of Information Technology, students will be required to complete 288 credit points (equivalent to 24 units), consisting of:

  • 96 credit points (equivalent to eight units) of Common Core first year studies;


  • Ninety-six credit points (equivalent to eight units) of Major studies (from the list below);
  • Forty-eight credit points (equivalent to four units) of Graduating Core studies;


  • Forty-eight credit points (equivalent to four units) of Minor studies (discipline or breadth, from the list below).

View the  full course structure (PDF, 337 KB) for the Bachelor of Information Technology.



If you've completed any of the following course(s) at VU, you'll be guaranteed a place in this degree. In some cases you may receive credit for your previous study, reducing the time it takes to complete your course. 

If you've completed study with another university or institution and believe you're eligible to receive credit for skills and past study, you can apply for advanced standing.

Applications for advanced standing can be made after a discussion with your course coordinator. 


Graduate with the technical, analytical, managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills required for success in the IT industry. You'll gain:

  • knowledge across a wide range of IT applications
  • hands-on experience with industry standard equipment
  • project management experience in many sectors including:
    • government
    • finance
    • retail
    • manufacturing.

This degree also prepares you for industry certifications from local and international companies such as CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).

Graduating with a degree in Information Technology from VU will put you ahead of the game. ECA Professional Year can assist with providing a pathway from university to professional employment, after you graduate.


Our range of up-to-date technologies will prepare you for future professional practice. You'll have access to extensive computing and networking resources, including:


1. Talk to us – Call  +61 7 3210 7402

A conversation with one of our Student Enrolment Advisors will reassure you that you meet all the application requirements of the online course.

2. Prepare your documents

To complete your application, you will need to submit:

  • certified copies of your academic transcript/s or certificate/s of completion
  • a copy of your current CV that includes your current Position Description (PD)
  • supporting letter from your employer outlining your duties, responsibilities and duration of your employment/volunteer work.

3. Submit your application.

Apply online directly via our Admissions Centre.

You will receive an email to confirm your application and advise whether you need to provide any additional information.