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Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS)

Bachelor of Information Technology & Systems (BITS)

The Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS) focuses on delivering knowledge and skills in computer networking, application development and computer-based software to meet the current IT industry needs. The bachelor of IT course ensures that graduates develop a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the underlying principles and concepts of information technology.

Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS) provides students with the opportunity to explore and identify critical IT industry demands and to understand how these demands are met.

The BITS degree offers units across the complete spectrum of the Bachelor of Information Technology, including the study of hardware, software, networking, security, database, and programming technologies and includes relevant cognitive, technical and communication skills.

Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS) course at VIT is designed to produce graduates who have a strong industry focus and who have demonstrated the full range of knowledge and skills gained through a relevant project in the final year. Pursuing BITS at VIT also prepares the candidate for IT industry certifications in the fields of networking, systems administration, and programming.

VIT is proud to bring to you our high-quality Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS) Australia

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Course Code ICA70112
CRICOS Code 085576A
Duration 3 years (full time) or 2 years* (fast-track)
Subject to meeting criteria and availability
Course Fee: Domestic AUD $7,500 per annum
Course Fee: International AUD $8,500 per semester
Delivery Locations Melbourne Campus:
  • Level 14, 123 Queen Street, Melbourne
  •  Level 6-10, 235 Queen Street, Melbourne
  • Level 6, 118 Queen Street, Melbourne

Sydney Campus:

  • Level 5 & 8, 333 Kent Street, Sydney
Intake February / July / November (Refer to Intake Dates)
Age Requirements Over 18 Years
Eligibility Criteria/Entry Requirements Refer to Entry Requirements
Qualification Rule: To attain the Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems qualification, 24 units (144 Credit Points) including all core units must be achieved:

Core Units: 13

Elective Units: 11
To attain specialisation students should select Stream 1 or 2 at Level 2 and follow through the same stream at Level 3 and complete at least 6 out of 11 elective units in the chosen specialisation stream with a minimum of 3 specialisation electives at level 3.

*Stream 1: Networking              Stream 2: Application Development

Award: Students who successfully complete the requirements as stated above will be awarded the degree “Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS)”

Note: The specialisation, if any, will be acknowledged in the Transcript only.  All students, irrespective of specialisation, will receive a degree testamur “Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems.”

Unit Code Unit Name
ITSU1001 Introduction to Computer Systems and Networking
ITAP1001 Software Development Fundamentals
ITDA1001 Database Fundamentals
ITSU1005 Design and Create Organisational Documentation
ITSU1003 IT Professional Practice
ITNE1001 Network Architecture
ITSA1001 Server Administration Fundamentals
ITAP1004 Website Development
Core units: Level 2
ITSU2004 Systems Analysis and Design
ITSU2006 Project Management
Core units: Level 3
ITSU3007 Manage IT Projects
ITSU3008 Project 1
ITSU3009 Project 2

Electives for Stream 1 – NETWORKING

Level 2

ITNE2002 Network and Information Security
ITNE2003 Install, Configure, Operate and troubleshoot Medium-Size Networks
ITNE2005 Develop a security Infrastructure for a Medium-Size Network
ITSA2003 Network Operating System and Configuration
ITSA2005 Planning and Implementing Server
ITSA2006 Server Virtualization
Level 3
ITNE3006 Design Network Infrastructure
ITNE3007 Advanced Routing
ITNE3008 Advanced Switching
ITNE3004 Wireless Communication and Networks
ITNE3013 Advanced Network and Infrastructure Security
Electives for Stream 2 – APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

Level 2

ITAP2002 Introduction to Windows Application Development
ITAP2003 Introduction to Web Application Development
ITAP2005 Java Programming Fundamentals
ITSU2010 Technical Documentation for Software Engineers
ITAP2008 Software Testing
ITAP2013 Software Engineering
ITAP2014 Object Oriented Programming
ITAP2015 Data structures and algorithms
Level 3
ITAP3006 Advanced Java Programming
ITAP3010 Developing Data Access Solutions
ITAP3011 Developing Windows Applications
ITAP3012 Developing Web Applications
ITAP3009 Software Analysis Design and Architecture
ITAP3020 Mobile Application Design and Development
Common Electives for BITS credit points (but not counting for specialisation)
ITSU1011 Business communication for IT professionals
ITSU2012 Financial Accounting for IT professionals
ITSU2013 Customer Relationship Management
ITSU2011 Computational Mathematics


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