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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Become a respected leader in the field, advance the boundaries of knowledge and develop specialised competence and expertise in information technology that can be applied to any number of career opportunities.

UQ's highly regarded Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) is a one-year program of advanced courses that will teach you how to plan and write a research project that addresses a specific question.

Your courses cover computer science, software engineering, design and information systems, and you'll collaborate with teachers involved in specialist research areas including complex and intelligent systems, security and surveillance, and interaction design. You can also link your research project with an industry placement to further develop your communication skills, independence, creativity and professional ethics.

You'll find the school's amenities are second to none, with more than 400 Windows, Unix and Apple workstations, approximately 20 specialist computer labs, and dedicated IT and engineering support staff to ensure your study and research is successful.

Get your ideas noticed

  • Use your advanced skill set and qualifications to set yourself apart in the job market, or as a stepping stone to a career in research, industry, or academia.
  • Publish or patent your research and open doors to future research or industry jobs.

Program highlights

  • Delve deeper into your studies and follow your research passion, working closely with leading researchers and academics.
  • Complete high-level coursework that will help you undertake a challenging research project while expanding your understanding of key research topics.
  • Take advantage of state-of-the-art technical facilities at your disposal, including 10 specialist computer labs with 24-hour student access.

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.


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Application Process


Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Bachelor's 


Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Entry scores
All international applicants need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12 (or an equivalent qualification) and meet the minimum entry score for this program.

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B; plus two of Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics C or Physics, at least one of which must be Chemistry or Physics.

View the Prerequisites guide for more information about subject equivalents for interstate high schools, overseas high schools, university subjects and pathways and bridging programs.

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