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Bachelor of Information and Technology (Data Analytics)

Summary
Bachelor of Information Technology Major Data Analytics (BITC)
  • CRICOS: 007490J

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • Online

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 24 units

Duration
  • 3 year/s or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba

Semester 3 intake is only available online.
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Learn to capture and transform Big Data

With constant advances in technology, internet speed and social media, professionals are facing the challenge of capturing, storing, transferring and organising large quantities of data. USQ’s Bachelor of Information and Technology (Data Analytics) will equip you with cross-disciplinary skills to capture, process and interpret large volumes of data and communicate the valuable information to the intended audience. 

You will explore computing, statistics, data mining, information systems, data management, sorting and presentation, as well as problem solving, project management, teamwork, communication and ethics. 

Apply your skills in our High Performance Computing facility with cutting edge and industry-related technologies. Now is the time to take that first step into a career that will be dynamic, global and in demand.

Professional accreditation

USQ is currently seeking accreditation with the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

With the explosion of data, data analytics professionals are in high demand. Graduates will be well positioned to work as a data analyst, data scientist or data statistician in almost all job sectors including IT, public relations, retail, advertising and banking.
Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 8
plus 1 x major 8

plus second major
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit plus 4 x approved courses

8
Total 24
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns. 

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 23840
On-campus AUD 28080

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry requirements for Semester 1, 2020

To study this degree we assume you have sound knowledge in:

  • English
  • Mathematics A

We assume that your knowledge is equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA). It is also recommended that you have studied Mathematics B. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.

Find out more about assumed knowledge.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Admission pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

CRICOS: 007490J

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
  • Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.
  • Semester 3, 2020 - Monday 16 November 2020.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.