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UNDERGRADUATE COURSE GUIDE 2018
#1 ranked computer science in Australia
28th ranked world's top 100 most international universities
UTS rated Sydney's #1 Young Uni
#1 ranked computer science in Australia
28th ranked world's top 100 most international universities
UTS rated Sydney's #1 Young Uni

WHY Information Technology AT UTS?


OUR DIFFERENCE

Climb the ladder faster by combining theory and practice in an internship connected to your degree.

FUTURE FOCUSSED

You’re at uni to become one of the creators of the future. Do that in the most forward- thinking teaching spaces and future-first laboratories available. Ours.

A FOOT IN THE DOOR

Get the internship that will fuel your career with one of our 1,000 partner companies. Our team will help you secure it.

WHERE IDEAS FLOURISH

Time Magazine, Snapchat, Reddit, Facebook, Google, Dropbox, WordPress and Yahoo were all begun in universities. Be where opportunities happen. 70% of Sydney’s creative industries are in our neighbourhood and we offer dedicated services and programs to mentor students with ideas and ambitions.

THE WORLD’S AT YOUR FEET

Every door in the world is open to you right now. Keep it that way. Use our Global Exchange, International Studies course or Beyond UTS International Leadership Development (BUiLD) program with its overseas volunteering placements, to lay down the foundations for a global career.

DO SOMETHING THAT MATTERS

Choose the Honours program and you’ll work on research that could change the world for millions of people. Visit uts.ac/IT_honours to find out more and read about the projects you could be involved in.

SELECT A COURSE


Select from the courses below for more course detail, including ATAR, career options and subjects offered.

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Diploma in Information Technology Professional Practice

Key Information
2017 ATAR
80.1
Duration

The course is completed in four years of full-time or six years of part-time study. It comprises six academic sessions of full-time (or equivalent part-time) study, and a period of industrial training.

A significant number of subjects are offered in the evening but some daytime attendance is required for part-time students.

To gain credit for the DipITProfPrac, students are required to obtain an approved, full-time job within the information technology industry for a minimum of nine months.

Course Codes
UAC: 603200, UTS: C10345, CRICOS: 084259M

This course offers a sound education in all aspects of computing and information technology for students who intend to make a career in the profession, as well as providing a pathway to honours, postgraduate study and a research career.

The course adopts a practice-based approach to IT education. Its content is designed with a mix of theory and practice. As well as gaining strong technical skills in IT, students gain skills in problem solving, teamwork and communication. Employers look for graduates with industry experience and, in this course, students are exposed to real IT problems and apply classroom learning on the job through the Diploma in Information Technology Professional Practice.

UTS: Information Technology continues to support part-time study with some subjects offered in the evening as well as during the day.

Career options include ICT business analyst, analyst/programmer, IT project manager, network specialist, software developer, software engineer, systems analyst or web developer.

This course enables you to choose one IT major, as well as a second major, sub majors or electives.

The typical program shown below is for a full-time student who has chosen Germany as their International Studies major. Students can choose from 14 country majors; the program will have the same structure but with subjects specific to the chosen country major.

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WORLD-CLASS FACILITIES


The newly built Engineering and IT Building is a space where you can collaborate, create, innovate and learn.

The building is itself a living breathing laboratory, embedded with wireless sensors to monitor things like air quality, noise and temperature. We have spaces for you to learn, study alone or in groups, meet with your tutors, collaborate with industry or just hang-out.

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Year 12 Bonus Points. Be rewarded.


At UTS we think it’s important to recognise high performance. Below are the subjects that offer bonus points for Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Diploma in Information Technology Professional Practice. You could receive up to five Year 12 Bonus Points

SUBJECT BAND POINTS
26299
Construction (Examination)
5 4
15200
Industrial Technology
6 4
15030
Biology
6 4
15170
English Extension 2
E3 4
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We’re famous for our internships


At UTS, you will learn the theory, but you also have the opportunity to go out into industry for an extended period to put that theory into practice. You’ll develop industry contacts before you graduate and bring back a world of knowledge to your studies that you can only gain from practical experience.

It’s no wonder 78% of our graduates are employed before graduating.

Oh and did we mention you’re likely to get paid while on your internship?

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Applying to UTS. Your next steps

Step 1

GET TO KNOW US ONLINE

Visit our undergraduate website to find out more about your course area of interest. Here you’ll find videos, student profiles, and all the key info you need to know about applying to UTS.

Step 2

KNOW YOUR ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

If you’re applying direct from high school, selection will be based primarily on your ATAR.

For non-current school leavers (that’s anyone who has been out of school for more than 6 months), admission requirements can differ. See your admission requirements online.

Step 3

VISIT OUR CAMPUS

Get a feel for our reinvented campus, and life in Sydney city. We run a host of campus events and workshops over the year - so visit our events page online and start registering.

Step 4

JUST ASK. WE’RE HERE TO HELP

Choosing your degree (and uni) is a big decision. But don’t worry; we’re here to help.

Chat to us online or join one of our Facebook Live Chats during the year.