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Bachelor of Information Technology

Career opportunities

A number of  reports indicate that the Information Technology sector has the highest expectations of growth across all sectors. An Australian Bureau of Statistics report indicates that Australians with university level qualifications in technology have one of the best career perspectives nationwide.

Despite the growing demand for IT graduates, data from Graduate Careers Australia indicates that there is a shortage of IT graduates and employers find them the hardest to source.

IT graduates may go on to work for organisations like Google, Amazon, Facebook or Apple. 

They could also use their skills to deliver healthcare, assist with strategic military planning or to develop the latest mobile app.

Business Information Communication and Technology

Graduate attributes for the Bachelor of Information Technology are the skills, abilities and knowledge that are highly sought after by a broad range of employers. Below is the complete list of attributes that graduates will have demonstrated upon the completion of the degree.

Graduate Attributes

On completion of the Bachelor of Information Technology degree, a graduate will be able to demonstrate:

1. Expertise in information technologies with an emphasis on net-centric applications, information management, and user requirements.

2. An understanding of the operation and constraints of contemporary enterprises, their dynamic environment, and how they can be supported by IT solutions.

3. The ability to provide effective solutions to technical and organisational problems by being creative, inventive and a problem solver.

4. Communication, leadership, project management, and teamwork skills.

5. Professionalism, adaptability, social responsibility, and commitment to professional ethical standards.

Sample Jobs

The following list provides some example jobs available to graduates of a Bachelor of Business Information Communication and Technology. Some of these jobs will depend on the amount and level of study undertaken, level of experience, the combination of other majors and electives studied, and some may require further study.

Digital Media and Entertainment

Graduate attributes for the Bachelor of Information Technology are the skills, abilities and knowledge that are highly sought after by a broad range of employers. Below is the complete list of attributes that graduates will have demonstrated upon the completion of the degree.

Graduate Attributes

On completion of the Bachelor of Information Technology degree, a graduate will be able to demonstrate:

1. Expertise in information technologies with an emphasis on net-centric applications, information management, and user requirements.

2. An understanding of the operation and constraints of contemporary enterprises, their dynamic environment, and how they can be supported by IT solutions.

3. The ability to provide effective solutions to technical and organisational problems by being creative, inventive and a problem solver.

4. Communication, leadership, project management, and teamwork skills.

5. Professionalism, adaptability, social responsibility, and commitment to professional ethical standards.

You will recognise these attributes in the selection criteria listed in the following job ads.

Sample Job Ads & Tips

Job ads provide useful information about the job and the required skills, experience and qualifications. Information like this is useful in career planning. Below is a small sample of job ads with tips on planning and job applications; explore further to gather more useful information for your planning.

Please note, the job ads listed on this page are not current and were sourced from a variety of websites in 2010.

 

 

Sample Jobs

The following list provides example job titles that are typical for graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology, majoring in Digital Media and Entertainment. Some of these jobs may require additional study and experience to meet the entrance requirements.

Software Development and Applications

Bachelor of Information Technology graduates majoring in Software Applications and Development will have the skills, abilities and knowledge sought after by a broad range of employers.

On completion of the Bachelor of Information Technology degree, a graduate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Expertise in information technologies with an emphasis on net-centric applications, information management, and user requirements.
  • An understanding of the operation and constraints of contemporary enterprises, their dynamic environment, and how they can be supported by IT solutions.
  • The ability to provide effective solutions to technical and organisational problems by being creative, inventive and a problem solver.
  • Communication, leadership, project management, and teamwork skills.
  • Professionalism, adaptability, social responsibility, and commitment to professional ethical standards.

Sample Jobs

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