James Cook University

Bachelor of Information Technology

James Cook University
Institution rating
3 yearsfull-time(part-time available)
Study mode
Online, On-campus
Next start date

Why study this course

This program provides students with essential knowledge and skills to work as an information technology professional in a fast changing dynamic world. Core subjects in network security, data mining, machine learning and data science, information security, content management systems and programming provide students with an array of career opportunities. Minors include computer science and networking, human-computer interaction and games design, internet of things, and governance and society.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: IT Project Manager, Backend Developer, Software Engineer, Software Developer, and 9 more.


The degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Entry requirements

Year 12 (senior secondary certificate)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Cairns
  • Townsville
Online study also available

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, James Cook University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit James Cook University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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What are students saying?

Bachelor of Information Technology
James Cook University
(4 reviews)

Published Sep 2018
Bachelor of Information TechnologyJames Cook University
Graduation date2014
Study modeBlended
Student review
It gave me an overview of various technologies, some of it felt quite basic, and the things I studied were quite varied. There was, however, an opportunity to choose elective subjects that would have allowed me to study more of one topic.
Published Jul 2018
Bachelor of Information TechnologyJames Cook University
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course has allowed me to prepare myself as an IT professional. Using my knowledge, I am able to apply it to personal projects which looks good on my resume and also allows me to practice my skills. Furthermore, the course has opened up paid employment opportunities in addition to my study.
Published May 2018
Bachelor of Information TechnologyJames Cook University
Graduation date2013
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
All my lecturers were very helpful and committed to making sure we achieve the best that we can. The facilities were a bit lacking in some departments but we made do with what we had

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Bachelor of Information Technology

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Bachelor of Information Technology

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