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Career outcomes

Our information technology graduates have pursued careers as:

  • applications developers
  • systems analysts
  • software architects
  • database administrators
  • information systems managers
  • IT support technicians
  • systems project managers
  • programmers
  • software engineers
  • technical and network support professionals
  • web specialist and developers

About information technology

Do you dream of being at the cutting edge of an ever-evolving industry? Our information technology degrees have been designed for students with the ambition and drive to shape the way we work, socialise, communicate and entertain. Study with us and get a head start building the future.

An industry in demand

Information technology is an industry that continues to grow and develop with the number of information and communication technology jobs to increase by 11% by 2022*. An information technology degree from ACU puts you at the centre of this growth industry. *Australian Government Labour Market Information Portal, Occupation projections, 2018

Flexibility, for the future

Businesses of all kinds are increasingly adopting and adapting technology to suit their specific needs. When you choose our Bachelor of Information Technology, you’ll be able to study business electives or even combine your degree with a Bachelor of Business Administration. And, as a result, you’ll graduate with a better understanding of how you can help your organisation develop the solutions to meet their technological challenges.

Give back

Let your learning help the wider community. At ACU, you’ll complete a community engagement unit that not only builds your skills but also gives you the chance to work with a not-for-profit organisation doing good work out in the community. With us, you’ll explore technology and find humanity.

Professional recognition

Study IT with us to gain a qualification that is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and highly regarded by industry.

Meet our students and staff

Student profile

Sayan Kaiser

Bachelor of Information Technology student

“ACU provides a wide range of opportunities for students, such as volunteer and professional work placement experiences. My university experience was one of the best things. I came across wonderful people and most of all an atmosphere which always welcomed me with open arms, recognised hard work, and at the same time gave a quality education.”

Staff profile Haifeng Shen

Dr Haifeng Shen

Associate Professor and the Discipline Leader of Information Technology

Dr Haifeng Shen is an an Associate Professor and the Discipline Leader of Information Technology in the Peter Faber Business School at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Before joining ACU in 2019, he had been a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Flinders University in Australia since 2009 and an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 2003 to 2009. Dr Shen also has over six years working experience in industry as a software engineer, computer system administrator and programmer before becoming an academic.

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