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Bachelor of Information Technology (PT)

The University of Newcastle Australia


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Overview

Introduction

This bachelor degree with a major in Software Development & Applications is a multi-disciplinary course in which you can apply your I.T. expertise to address real world problems and needs of modern organisations. This is indeed a potent combination – one which ensures you are equipped academically to excel professionally in your chosen career path.


Accolades

 


Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This programme can be completed within 20 months with a maximum of 140 units of credit exemptions from relevant qualifications.

Programme Structure

  • This programme consists of 9 modules 
  • 5 blocks in a year
  • Delivered by both University faculty and local lecturers

Students can opt to transfer and/ or complete their studies in Australia at any point during the study term. Student who transfers to Australia will be required to pay tuition fees applicable on-campus at the time of commencement at The University of Newcastle.

Assessment and Examination

Assessments may include assignments, tests, projects, and final examinations.


Programme Outline

Modules

INFT2009

System Modelling

INFT2040

Database Management Systems

INFT3960

Games Production

INFT3100

Project Management

INFT2012

Applications Programming

INFT3007

The Information Resource

INFT3050

Web Programming

INFT3920

Contemporary Issues in Information Technology

INFT3970#

IT Major Project


# 20 units course
Delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and subject to change.

Applicants with local Polytechnic Diploma in the discipline for Information Technology and two years of working expericence may apply for further credit exemption.


Intakes

Part-time: January and August

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Part-Time: 496 hours (average)

Maximum Candidature Period

Undergrad programme of 240 units: 8 years

Undergrad programme of 320 units: 10 years

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Diploma from a Local Polytechnic relevant to Information Technology Discipline or;
  • Completion of Diploma in InfoComm Technology and Higher Diploma in Information Technology from PSB Academy or;
  • Other Diploma or equivalent qualification would be assessed on a case by case basis.

Language proficiency

  • GCE 'O' level credit in English; or
  • TOEFL score of 525 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of 4.0 in the paper based test or a score of 203 with a 4.0 in the Essay Rating in the computer based test; or
  • Minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5, with no sub-test score is less than 6.0

An applicant who wishes to enrol and does not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Details of this policy can be found here.

Note that all qualifications must be completed within eight years prior to commencement in order to be considered. Applicants with qualifications that are over eight-years-old, or without the required average grades may also apply but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the University.

Fees

Local Student

Total programme fee (10 modules) : S$ 16,157.00*

Total programme fee (8 modules) : S$ 12,925.60*

- Per module fee : S$ 1,615.70*


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. For more information, please complete the Enquiry Form and we will be in touch with you soon.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

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How to Apply

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