This comprehensive degree is designed for people wishing to advanced their IT skills and knowledge to lead change in one of the most progressive industries in the world.
Our newly restructured Information Technology degree gives you the flexibility to complete stand-alone core subjects along with an in-depth specialisation of your choice. You may also enrol in electives from across the university, complementing your IT studies to tailor your own unique study plan.
Throughout the program, you will develop strong communication, academic, programming and problem-solving skills – critical attributes for success in the IT sector. Your acquired skills will help you facilitate smooth communication with software developers in web design, systems modelling and user experience.
The Federation University Co-operative Model will accelerate your career by putting you at the heart of education and industry.
Federation Co-op creates a direct connection between students and employers, via paid placements, career preparation and workplace skill development, supported by a leader in student support, skills development and social equity.
Our industry stakeholders are excited about Federation Co-op as it addresses skill shortages by inviting them to collaborate on our courses, to identify the real skills that our students need to succeed in their chosen industry.
Co-op means you can succeed wherever you start on your study journey.
Federation has the know-how to deliver Co-op through our award-winning relationships with industry, including our 25+ year partnership with IBM, and our extensive research into the co-op model’s success in the USA, Canada and Europe for generations of students.
Work and world ready graduates. We prepare our students through mandatory career development units, so you will be ready to enter the workforce during your co-operative placements, and through transferable World Ready Skills, so you are workforce ready when you graduate, regardless of your background before going to uni.
Real experience in your chosen profession. Every Co-op student completes a minimum of 60 days’ paid placement relevant to their course – contributing directly to course credits – either full time over one semester, part time over an extended period or in blocks embedded into your subjects. Co-op offers flexibility to suit our students’ commitments and course.
Co-design, co-develop and co-delivered with industry. We work with employers, industry, students and alumni to co-design, co-develop and co-deliver a comprehensive set of structured, assessed Co-operative Experiential Learning activities.
Sample Study Program*
* This is sample structures only. Please refer to course offerings for more detail.
* Unit offering may change during semester subject to staff availability.
16 hours per week (4 hours per unit)
WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING
Students will complete 60 days of co-operative industry placement.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING
International students wishing to apply for credit exemption are required to indicate on the application form that you they wish to be considered for credit exemption and provide a syllabus of their previous studies with their application for the course. Applications will then be assessed for eligibility for credit exemption into the FedUni course. Not all courses offer credit exemption.
To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it’s important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that’s ideally not more than two years old.
You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per unit, just for study use.
For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying with us webpage.
Look for further information on the course through FedUni Course Finder: https://study.federation.edu.au/
FedUni CRICOS Code 00103D | ATMC CRICOS Code 03013D