Bachelor of Information Technology


The Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by Australian Computer Society (ACS). KOI’s BIT degree satisfies the requirements of knowledge and skills of an ICT professional by ACS. The students will graduate with a degree recognised in Australia and around the world. Further information is available from ACS: Click Here

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Recognition under the Australian Qualification Framework

All KOI courses are accredited by TEQSA (Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Agency) and consistent with the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework). TEQSA regulates qualifications in the Australian education system.
This means that KOI is recognised as providing its students with quality education for the courses on offer in line with Australia’s Higher Education Standards.

The Course Overview –  can be used to view the course structure and sequence in which subjects should be studied. All subjects named (LISTED) in the Course Overviews are core subjects and must be studied to satisfy the requirements of the particular award.

The first two trimesters of the Bachelor of Information Technology provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to successfully attempt the higher level subjects in the remaining trimesters.

The subjects in shaded boxes must be studied in the order they are presented as they provide pre-requisite knowledge for other subjects. The remaining subjects (core and elective) have a recommended trimester, but may be studied in other available trimester slots to suit individual student preferences, provided pre-requisites have been completed.

Students may choose any elective subjects from the list following the Course Overview, provided the subject is offered in the trimester they wish to study it and they have met the relevant pre-requisites.

Bachelor of Information Technology (098239M)

The Bachelor of Information Technology offers a broad understanding of the concepts and practices of information technology and information systems, supported by related areas in data science and technology management. The course focuses on preparing students for the challenges of IT careers in the modern business environment, specifically preparing students for roles in programming, software development, network administration, web development, business analysis, database administration and systems administration. It aims to equip students with the decision-making and critical analysis skills required in systems and data management, as well as a variety of functional areas in business development and project management. There is a particular emphasis on the development of professional and personal skills to underpin success in business. This prepares students to apply their professional knowledge and skills in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within an industry of their choice.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate current, comprehensive, coherent and connected knowledge.

    • In depth knowledge of the principles and concepts of information and communications technology
    • Capacity to make links between theory and practice and apply knowledge to real world business problems

2. Command the skills for adaptable, lifelong learning to grow in knowledge and skill throughout their lives.

    • Communicate effectively in varied modes and contexts and transfer knowledge and skills to others
    • Use critical thinking and creative skills to analyse and synthesise information and evaluate approaches to new problems
    • Apply problem solving skills to apply logical and creative thinking to solve problems and evaluate solutions
    • Access, evaluate and use information professionally
    • Develop social interaction skills to work effectively in teams, inspire their colleagues and manage responsibly with positive results.

3. Display initiative and responsibility in their professional activities and exercise judgement in planning, problem solving and decision-making

    • Apply and use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice
    • Apply knowledge of best practices and standards and their application
    • Create and manage an effective project plan

4. Attain an appreciation of diversity in an evolving world.

    • Value ethical conduct and professionalism
    • Appreciate the experiences and achievements of other cultures
    • Communicate ethically and effectively in multicultural contexts (including Indigenous Australia)
    • Explain the legal, ethical, social and cultural issues that affect the use, design, and implementation of information systems.

Delivery Mode

  • Face-to-Face with blended learning facilities

Subject Credit Points

  • 4 Credit Points each subject

Exit Pathways

  • Diploma of Information Technology


  • ICT Project Officer
  • ICT Business Development Officer
  • ICT Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Development Programmer
  • Software and Application Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Administration and Support Officer
  • Systems Administration and Support Officer
  • Network Administration and Support Officer
  • ICT Support Technician
  • ICT Customer Support Officer

*Advancement in these roles generally requires additional certification or training

Graduates of the Bachelor in Information Technology will be eligible to apply for admission into a number of postgraduate qualifications in Australia and overseas. Graduates may also apply to study the Masters of Information Technology with KOI. Graduates will also satisfy Australian Computing Society’s requirements of knowledge and skills of an ICT professional.

The table in the pop-up window here gives an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at KOI. It provides data on students that commenced Bachelor of Information Technology study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available, including those admitted through all offer rounds, across all Australian campuses, and international students studying in Australia.

The table in the pop-up window here gives ATAR profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR in Trimester 1, 2023

General admission criteria apply to the course.

Course Overview

1. Students commencing in T322 click here

2. Students commenced in T221 or earlier, click here

First Trimester

BUS100Professional Communication Skills
ICT100Foundations of Information Systems
ICT101Discrete Mathematics for IT
ICT102Introduction to Programming

Second Trimester

ICT103Systems Analysis and Design (ICT100)
ICT104Program Design and Development (ICT102)
ICT106Data Communication and Networks
BUS105Business Statistics

Third Trimester

ICT200Database Design and Development (ICT103)
ICT204Project Management (ICT103)
ICT205Cyber Security (ICT106)
IT / General Elective

Fourth Trimester

ICT201Computer Organisation and Architecture (6 subjects completed)
ICT203Human Computer Interaction (6 subjects completed)
IT / General Elective
IT Elective

Fifth Trimester

ICT272Web Design and Development (ICT104, ICT200)
ICT301Information Technology Project 1
(Pre-req: ICT204, Co-req: ICT272)
Second-last trimester ONLY
(ICT302 must be enrolled in a consecutive trimester)
ICT370Data Analytics (BUS105)
IT Elective

Sixth Trimester

ICT302Information Technology Project 2 (ICT301)
Last trimester ONLY
ICT303Professional Ethics in Computing
(12 subjects completed)
IT / General Elective
IT Elective

Electives: Provided that pre-requisites have been met, and the subject is offered in the trimester, students may choose any electives from the list below. (Pre-requisite shown in brackets.)

Information Technology Electives
ICT274 E-commerce
ICT275 Innovation and Technology Management (6 subjects completed)
ICT304 Enterprise Systems and Architecture (ICT103 & ICT204)
ICT371 Artificial Intelligence (ICT104 & 12 subjects completed)
ICT372 Mobile Computing (ICT272 & ICT205)
ICT373 Cloud Computing (ICT106)

Accounting Electives
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting
ACC101 Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC100)
ACC200 Introduction to Management Accounting (ACC100)

Business Electives
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing
BUS300 Business Ethics and Sustainability (BUS100 & MGT100)
BUS302 Entrepreneurship (BUS104)
BUS304 Consumer Behaviour (BUS104)

Finance Electives
FIN200 Corporate Financial Management
FIN201 Investment Management (FIN200)
FIN203 Banking and Finance (FIN200)

Management Electives
MGT100 Introduction to Management
MGT200 Organisational Behaviour
MGT201 Cross Cultural Management (MGT100)
MGT202 The Learning Organisation (MGT200)
MGT203 Operations Management
MGT300 Logistics Management (BUS100 & MGT100)
MGT301 Change Management (MGT200)
MGT302 Strategic Management (MGT200)

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