Information Technology - C2000

Information technology (IT) is everywhere, but its power comes from the creative intelligence of the people behind it. Become the expert who designs and creates the IT systems we all rely on.

This highly practical course gives you the problem-solving skills you need to drive the ongoing revolution in the way we:

  • communicate
  • conduct business
  • experience the world

At Australia's leading IT Faculty, you will learn from the best in a cutting-edge environment. Flexibility and choice - through our comprehensive range of majors, minors and double degrees - let you develop your strengths and explore new areas.

Through real-world industry projects or placements, and with generous scholarships available, you'll hit the ground running - ready to embark on an exciting career.

You can tailor your studies to suit your interests and career aspirations. The choice is yours:

  • Your IT major or extended major - develop deep expertise.
  • IT electives - a huge range from 'Business Analytics' to 'Cybersecurity' and 'Social Informatics'.
  • Monash-wide electives - complement your flair for IT or indulge your other passions.
  • Double degree - gain an extra qualification in Arts, Business, Commerce, Design, Education or Science.
  • Be global - study at Monash locations in Malaysia, South Africa or Italy, or at one of our prestigious partner universities.
  • Go further - high-achieving students can add an Honours research year or a 1.5-year IT Masters degree.

In your final year, you will put into practice the skills and knowledge you gained during the course, through an industry experience, games or multimedia studio project.

Alternatively, you can apply through the highly regarded Industry Based Learning (IBL) program to do one or two half-year placements with our industry partners (leading Australian and global organisations). Placements count towards your course and are supported by generous scholarships. Each year, 100 percent of our IBL students who seek employment have received graduate job offers.

The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

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At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time
Duration
  • 3 years (full time)
Start date
Semester One (February), Semester Two (July), November intake
Qualification
Bachelor of Information Technology
Course Handbook

As students plan studies amid difficult and changing global circumstances, Monash University remains committed to offering flexibility and choice. If you're unable to start this course in Australia, due to COVID-19 restrictions we have additional study options available.

  • This course is available as part of our new online November intake. You can start your degree in November 2020 and complete four units before the academic year commences in March 2021. Learn how you can accelerate your studies with our new November Intake. Please note that undergraduate courses in the November Intake are only available to international students.
  • You can also start this course on-campus at Monash University Malaysia in semester one 2021, then continue in Australia once restrictions are eased. Find out more.

Majors and minors

In this course, you can choose from the following majors and minors. Some are only available as minors or only in certain locations, so click through to see the full details.

"Monash is very well known worldwide for its excellent IT education and it has a very good reputation for having courses that fit the needs of the IT industry, and teachers with rich industry and teaching experiences." - Howard (Houzuo) Guo Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems.

Suzannah Richardson

Joe Foreman

“I work as a senior editor and animator at Fuzzy TV. I worked on many television shows for ONE HD, Foxtel and Fuel TV. The Monash degree in Multimedia is the reason why I’m here today.”

“Without my qualification from Monash, and the experiences facilitated by Monash, I am certain I would not be in my current position today.” - Jamie Tarling, completed an Industry Experience placement – Technology Business Analyst, ANZ.

Entry Requirements

As students plan studies amid difficult and changing global circumstances, Monash University remains committed to offering flexibility and choice. If you're unable to start this course in Australia, due to COVID-19 restrictions we have additional study options available.

  • This course is available as part of our new online November intake. You can start your degree in November 2020 and complete four units before the academic year commences in March 2021. Learn how you can accelerate your studies with our new November Intake. Please note that undergraduate courses in the November Intake are only available to international students.
  • You can also start this course on-campus at Monash University Malaysia in semester one 2021, then continue in Australia once restrictions are eased. Find out more.

Entry Requirements (International students)

You need to satisfy all of the following requirements to be considered for entry into this course.

At the time of enrolment in a course at Monash University, you must be at least 17 years of age.

View all minimum age requirements.

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to have successfully completed a minimum of an Australian Year 12 qualification (or equivalent) and achieve the required academic entry score. Most Monash faculties generally use your most recent studies for admission however other guidelines may apply where your prior qualification may be considered.

Entry requirements for each qualification level are as follows:

All Monash undergraduate courses require you to satisfy English entry requirements in one of the following ways:

If you do not meet the above English proficiency test scores, consider Monash English Bridging. Some Monash courses however do not accept Monash English Bridging.

The English measures outlined above must be completed within 2 years prior to the Monash course commencement date (other time limitations may apply as outlined in the Monash University Procedure). If you have completed several measures of English proficiency over a period of time, the highest valid measure will be accepted.

Monash University reserve the right to ask students to complete an English proficiency test to meet English course requirements upon request.

Further information can be located at English language requirements.

All Monash University undergraduate courses require you to have previously studied and achieved required Australian level standards in certain specific subject known as prerequisite subjects.

You must satisfy the following prerequisite subject requirements for this course:

Meeting prerequisite subject requirements from other international qualifications:

You can still meet the above prerequisite subject requirements if you have completed other international qualifications. These subjects will be assessed on a case by case basis when you apply.

Alternative pathways

If you don't satisfy the requirements for direct entry consider these pathway options.

Our Comprehensive courses allow you to select from a wide range of subjects within a broad field of study. You can choose a Monash Comprehensive course in five broad fields: arts, business, commerce, information technology or science, and then customise your course to make it uniquely yours.In this course, you will study a range of subjects from across the information technology field, broadening your knowledge in this area while also deepening your knowledge in at least one subject that will become your major.

Partner with another course

Double degree courses allow you to study towards two different degrees at the same time, and graduate with two separate qualifications. And because a required subject in one course can count as an elective in the other, our double degrees take up to two years less than if you studied for the two degrees separately.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code C2000

Apply

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code C2000

Apply

November intake

Apply directly to Monash using course code C2000

Apply

Current Monash students

Current Monash students should apply for an internal transfer.

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page

Fees

Fees are subject to change annually.

International fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

A$42,800

Scholarships

We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other fees

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

Enrolment Obligations

International students enrolling in a CRICOS-registered course can study no more than one third (33%) of their course by distance and/or online learning. Students must enrol in at least one unit that is not by distance and/or online in each compulsory study period unless the student is completing the last unit of their course. See standard 8.19 and 8.20 of National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018.

CRICOS code: 085120M