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Bachelor of Information Technology

The University of Newcastle Australia


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Overview

Introduction

The Bachelor of Information Technology with a major in Enterprise Information Technology and Software Development & Applications is a multi-disciplinary programme which hones your skills in developing application solutions and building robust business systems. This unique combination ensures that you are exposed to I.T. in various settings, so that you may apply your I.T. expertise to address real world problems and needs of modern organisations.


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Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the programme, you will be equipped to take advantage of career opportunities in the following professions:

  • Analyst Programmer
  • Application Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Database Applications Developer
  • IT Administrator
  • Information System Officer
  • Project Manager
  • Programmer

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This programme can be completed within 28 months with a maximum of 140 units of credit exemptions from relevant qualifications.

 

Programme Structure

  • This programme consists of 23 modules
  • 3 trimesters in calendar year 1 and 2
  • 4 modules are taught in each semester / trimester by both University faculty and local lecturers

This is an accelerated programme which allows a typical academic 3-year programme to be completed in 2 calendar years.

Students can opt to transfer and/ or complete their studies in Australia at any point during the study term. Student who transfers to Australia will be required to pay tuition fees applicable on-campus at the time of commencement at The University of Newcastle.

Assessment and Examination

Assessments may include laboratory assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.


Programme Outline

This is an accelerated programme which allows a typical academic 3-year programme to be completed in 2 calendar years.

Academic Year 1 & Year 2:

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1st Trimester

  • Business Decision Making
  • Foundations of Information Technology 1
  • Managing the Organisation
  • Internet Communications

2nd Trimester

  • Information and Communication in Business
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Database Management Systems

3rd Trimester

  • Web Programming
  • Systems and Software Development
  • Systems and Network Administration
  • Applications Programming
  • Business Venturing

 

Academic Year 2 & Year 3:

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4th Trimester

  • Accounting for Decision Makers
  • Elective
  • Web Multimedia
  • Project Management

5th Trimester

  • Elective
  • Business Analysis
  • The Information Resource
  • Contemporary Issues in Information Technology

6th Trimester

  • Game Production
  • Elective
  • The Digital Economy
  • IT Major Project


Delivery of modules may not follow the sequence above and are subject to changes.


Intakes

Full-time: August

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 1131 hours (average)

Maximum Candidature Period

Undergrad programme of 240 units: 8 years

Undergrad programme of 320 units: 10 years

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The Admission Requirements are:

  • GCE A Levels (minimum 3 A- level passes including Mathematics, excluding General Paper) and meeting the minimum entry requirement of the programme; OR
  • Diploma from a local Polytechnic or other recognized institutions; OR
  • Completion of the Foundation Diploma in Business Studies from PSB Academy OR;
  • Higher NITEC; OR
  • Other Diploma or equivalent qualification would be assessed on a case by case basis

Language proficiency

  • GCE 'O' level credit in English; or
  • TOEFL score of 525 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of 4.0 in the paper based test or a score of 203 with a 4.0 in the Essay Rating in the computer based test; or
  • Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5, with no sub-test score is less than 6.0


Applicants with Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas in related studies from polytechnics or other recognised institutions may be considered for advance standing into the Year 2 courses.


International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.

Fees

Local Student

Programme intake:  Aug 

Programme Fees: S$1,615.70 (Per Module)

16 - 20 Months (16-20 Modules)

Eligible for:

  • Local Polytechnic Diploma (Business related)
  • Advanced Diploma(Business related)
  • Or equivalent

 

 

S$25,851.20* to S$32,314*

 24 Months Programme (24 Modules)

 Eligible for:

  • GCE A Level
  • Higher Nitec
  • Local Polytechnic Diploma
  • PEI Diploma(Non-Business related)
  • or equivalent

S$38,776.80*

 

 Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.


* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fees exclude textbooks
* Click here to view other charges for students

 


Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.


International Student

Programme Fees (International Admissions)

Installments

Amount

1st Installment

$6,462.80

2nd Installment

$6,462.80

3rd Installment

$6,462.80

4th Installment

$6,462.80

5th Installment

$6,462.80

6th Installment

$6,462.80

Total Fees

$38776.8

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
* Click here to view other charges for students

Local Applications

How to Apply

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International Applications

How to Apply

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