The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology provides students with the knowledge and skills to be an information and communication technology professional, with particular skills in a chosen area. The course focuses on computer and network configurations, web and application programming, and database design and maintenance. Students also have the opportunity to specialise in a particular aspect of ICT-related work. This course is ideal for students who are seeking an ICT course with flexible outcomes.
Eligible students are able to complement their professional major with other studies in big data, mobile computing, multimedia design production, marketing, international business, organization management, human resources, science and robotics/electronics.
The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
– Course objectives, course outcomes, course structure, units of study, career opportunities and professional recognition.
The main aim of the course is to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be an ICT professional with particular skills in a chosen area. Graduates will be prepared for immediate professional employment, or further studies at honours or postgraduate level.
Students completing the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology will possess:
For the successful completion of the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology, students are required to complete a total of 24 units (300 credit points) consisting of:
Software Technology major
Network Technology major
Co-major/minor in Social Media
Gain a comprehensive understanding of social media platforms within social, cultural and industry contexts. Learn how to analyse new and emerging media technologies and drive their use and innovation across industry.
* Prerequisite subject
There is a large number of job roles available for those with software development qualifications and experience including enterprise systems application developer, quality assurance analyst, project manager, multimedia developer, systems architect, business requirements analyst, technical writer, application integration specialist, user interface analyst, contract manager, data warehouse architect, data mining specialist and help desk manager.
Swinburne’s Work Integrated Learning program provides opportunities to gain invaluable skills and confidence in knowing that you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation. You can also earn credit towards your degree. Choose from six- or 12-month professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements.
This program is accredited at the professional level with the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level. The program has been externally vetted by ACS, ensuring it meets the highest standard of the profession and the industry.
At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.