Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)

Domestic

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Local
Delivery ModeOn campus
LocationPenrith; Campbelltown; Parramatta
Duration 3F
Intake InformationSemester 1 - (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring)
UAC Code720148 [Penrith]; 720144 [Campbelltown]; 720146 [Parramatta]
Entrance Rank92.00 [Penrith]; 92.00 [Campbelltown]; 92.00 [Parramatta]
Fee Information

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Students who do not meet the entry standards of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) course but who are offered a place in the BICT may be invited to transfer to the Advanced program after first year if they achieve a GPA of five or above, subject to resource limitation.

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

International

COURSE SNAPSHOT

International
Delivery Mode On campus
Location Penrith; Campbelltown; Parramatta
Duration 3F
Intake Information Semester 1 - (Autumn); Semester 2 - (Spring)
Course Code 3684.2 [CRICOS Code 077827J] 
Entrance Rank

Please refer to Admission Requirements

Fee Information

International Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.

Details

The Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) is a three-year course accredited by the Australian Computer Society. It provides a solid foundation in Networks, Databases, Systems Analysis and Design, Programming, Web Technologies, Project Management, Professional Communications and Operating Systems and associated Computer Security. The degree also covers the necessary mathematical and statistical skills as needed by an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) practitioner. 

A mentoring program will link you with experienced academic staff and research groups within Western Sydney University. You must maintain a grade-point average (GPA) of above five to remain in this program. 

The degree allows you to develop skills in application development, program design, systems analysis and design, networks, web design, and the implementation of technology. By completing this degree you will understand how to: 

  • investigate – draw on a solid technological and software core of ICT knowledge and practice to analyse and develop applications
  • integrate – amalgamate knowledge and skills to develop new applications and new application areas
  • innovate – keep up-to-date with the rapid development in technology and practice across ICT, and find innovative ICT solutions that move the field forward.

Units

Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

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Career Opportunities for the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Advanced

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) degree from Western Sydney University you may find career opportunities as a:

  • network administrator or engineer
  • systems architect
  • systems integrator
  • database administrator or programmer
  • web analyst
  • community/commercial web systems designer/developer
  • software quality analyst
  • business programmer
  • software engineer analyst
  • systems developer
  • games developer
  • information systems manager

Research and development opportunities also exist in many areas of advanced Information and Communications Technology.

How to apply

All domestic applications for entry to Western Sydney University undergraduate courses must be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window). Step by step instructions are available on the Apply Now pages.

Instructions for international applications are available on the International Admissions pages.