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Honours degree of Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems for 2014

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Why study Honours degree of Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems?

This course allows Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems students to add an extra year to their course and prepare for a research career or impress future employers with their advanced problem-solving skills.

You will gain an understanding of the basic conceptual, methodological and implementation issues of IT-related research and the chance to apply this knowledge to an honours thesis.

The course is offered at our Caulfield campus and can be completed in two years if you prefer to study part time.

Malaysian graduate Janet Saw says the course was "very exciting" and different to her previous study experiences.

"It was a whole new way of learning, which I adapted to fairly quickly. I enjoyed studying independently, as it allowed me to set my own standards when working on assignments.

"The honours degree not only introduced me to a new and fascinating world of research, but has convinced me to continue towards a PhD in the near future."

Domestic

Entry requirements

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Duration

1 year full-time
2 years part-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
Average annual student contribution
$ 8,613 AUD
Note: see information on how average fee is calculated.

The Student Services and Amenities Fee applies to some students each calendar year.

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time, part-time

Faculty

Faculty of Information Technology

Course code: 3336

CRICOS code: 055714M

International

Entry requirements

View entry requirements and applications for international students

Duration

1 year full-time

Fees for 2014

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee per 48 credit points
48 credit points represents a standard full-time course load for a year
$ 30,700 AUD

Intakes

First Semester (March), Second Semester (July)

Attendances

  • On-campus at Caulfield: full-time

Faculty

Faculty of Information Technology

Course code: 3336

CRICOS code: 055714M

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Contact

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
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Admissions information for domestic students

Entry requirements

Minimum entrance requirements

A person may be admitted to candidature for BITS (Hons) if they have:

a) satisfied the requirements of a relevant pass degree and obtained a credit (60%) average or above in all units with a distinction (70%) in third year IT units,

or

b) gained qualifications and experience in studies undertaken in any faculty or educational institution if such qualifications and experience are deemed by Faculty Board to be preparation equivalent to attainment of the pass degree of the standard specified above.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash.

If you need more information, contact the faculty.

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash.

If you need more information, contact the faculty.

Admissions information for international students

Entry requirements

International entry requirements

A person may be admitted to candidature for BITS (Hons) if they have:

a) satisfied the requirements of a relevant pass degree and obtained a credit (60%) average or above in all units with a distinction (70%) in third year IT units,

or

b) gained qualifications and experience in studies undertaken in any faculty or educational institution if such qualifications and experience are deemed by Faculty Board to be preparation equivalent to attainment of the pass degree of the standard specified above.

English requirements for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall with no band lower than 6.0; TOEFL 550 with a TWE of 4.5; or an Internet-based TOEFL score of 79 with 21 in Writing; Speaking 18; Reading 13 and Listening 12.

More information on English requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Applications

Semester one (March)

Apply directly to Monash.

If you need more information, contact the faculty.

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash.

If you need more information, contact the faculty.

Enrolment obligation

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than 25% of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students cannot enrol exclusively in distance and/or online learning study in any compulsory study period. See standard 9.4 of The National Code 2007.

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  • Career opportunities

    By adding research skills to your knowledge of information technology and systems, you will stand out from other IT graduates and open up even more career opportunities locally and overseas.

    You will also position yourself for further study and can add researcher or educator to your list of career options, which might also include specialist programmer, systems analyst, business analyst, database administrator, games developer, multimedia developer or IT consultant.

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