Information Technology Expertise


Build a flexible skill set for a career in information technology

Information and communications technology are crucial tools in any business. Qualified ICT professionals are always in high demand. From ICT support technicians and test engineers, to business and systems analysts, jobs in this industry are experiencing strong growth, with as many as 70,000 new positions predicted in the next five years. ePolytechnic’s Bachelor of Information Technology is designed to provide high-level skills with a business focus, ensuring you’re up-to-date with the latest industry-relevant skills.

With instruction from industry experts, you’ll analyse, design, implement and manage complex information systems including Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Intelligence and Software Development. You’ll also create software for a wide range of applications. ePolytechnic students benefit from our partnership with multinational analytics software developer, SAS Institute Inc, as Bachelor of Information Technology students also have the opportunity to receive the globally recognised “Information Technology Analytics qualification. This is a globally recognised professional industry certification for eligible students on successful completion of specific units.

Endless possibilities with a highly regarded, accredited degree

ePolytechnic’s Bachelor of Information Technology students will graduate with in-demand skills and the knowledge to meet the ICT needs of local and multinational organisations as well as the broader business community. Your skill set will allow you to shape your career based on your interests, from systems administrator to software developer.

The course contains 24 units of which 14 are core units (mandatory), 6 are specialisations/majors and 4 are electives. Core units are offered at both Preston campus and Prahran campus, however the offerings for each semester alternate between Preston campus and Prahran campus.

You may choose electives from the Bachelor of Information Technology which are not part of your major. For example, if your major is Network Development, you can choose electives from either Software Development or Business Information Systems. Alternatively, you can choose electives from any other higher education course offered at ePolytechnic.

Majors offered online:

Software Development

Business Information Systems

Network Security

On graduating, based on the skills you have gained as mapped against the international SFIA standard, the job roles for which you are most suited on graduation are:

ICT Business Analyst

Web Developer

Computer Network and Systems Engineer

Network Operations Specialist

Programmer Analyst

Database Administrator

A detailed specification of the skills gained in this program as they apply the roles listed above are available in the Bachelor of Information Technology SFIA Job Alignment document.

Besides the job roles listed above, there are likely to be other opportunities for immediate employment.

With work experience, depending on the skills that you gain your career may also develop in additional areas such as:

Network Administrator

Network Engineer

Systems Developer

Database Developer

Project Manager

Project Administrator

ICT Support Officer

Cybersecurity Analyst

Cybersecurity Practitioner