KEY FACTS
Duration 3 semesters
Intakes March and October
Location Newcastle
Program Fee $39,000  (Additional Fees will apply)
CRICOS Code 104611H
OVERVIEW

Degree Transfer Extended Information Technology provides a pathway into Year 2 of either the Bachelor of Information Technology or the Bachelor of Computer Science.

Pathway

As with all of our Degree Transfer Extended programs, students will study the exact same curriculum as year 1 Bachelor students but with the addition of an extra semester of study especially designed to give students excellent background knowledge and preparation for the courses in their chosen degree.

Students who successfully complete the Degree Transfer Information Technology can enter Year 2 of the following degree options;
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (no major)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Business Technology)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Systems Development)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
Depending on the area of study you choose to major in, typical positions for an IT graduate are listed below.
  • web developer
  • digital producer
  • games designer
  • web and multimedia producer
  • digital project manager
  • digital marketing specialist
  • animator
  • software developer
  • software application support specialist
  • mobile app designer
  • technical software consultant
  • software development project manager
  • e-learning developer
  • finance software analyst
  • enterprise architect
  • infrastructure business analyst
  • systems analyst
  • IT project manager
  • desktop systems specialist
  • IT and communications advisor

Entry Requirements

For detailed information about the academic entry requirements for your country of origin please refer to our Entry Requirements page.

Course Structure

Five core bridging courses (non-credit bearing) in the first semester
  • Academic English
  • Core Mathematics
  • Programming
  • Computing
  • Statistics
Six core courses
  • COMP1010 Computing Fundamentals
  • COMP1140 Database and Information Management
  • SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming
  • SENG1050 Web Technologies
  • Academic English A
  • Academic English B
Four directed courses
  • ACFI1001 Accounting for Decision Makers
  • ENGG1003 Introduction to Procedural Programming
  • MATH1110 Maths for Engineering, Science and Tech 1
  • MATH1510 Discrete Mathematics
  • SENG1120 Data Structures
  • STAT1060 Business Decision Making

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for all remaining intakes in 2021. These are awarded as a tuition fee reduction in the final trimester of your college program.

To find out what is available for you, please email CIE@newcastle.edu.au and we will send you the details of the scholarships available for your preferred program.