Bachelor of Information Technology and Data Analytics

  • Qualification:

    Undergraduate, Bachelor's Degree

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration:

    3 years full-time

  • Start date:

    January, April, July and September. Enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    UniSA Online

  • Career Outcomes:

    Web Developer | Software Developer | Database Designer | Data Scientist | Big Data Visualiser | View All

Course Rundown

The Bachelor of Information Technology and Data Analytics, offered by UniSA Online, combines two of the most highly sought-after aspects of modern technology: data analytics and information technology. ‘Big data’, ‘rich data’, data trends and management – all this and more is covered in this cutting-edge degree.

The degree begins by covering core information technology concepts, moving on to specialise in data analytics. You’ll be learning how to utilise the latest technology and tools to analyse data, map statistics and manage projects.

You will explore every level of data analysis, from data mining and visualisation techniques to predictive and statistical analysis. Throughout the degree, you’ll be using industry-standard tools and software, and in your final year, you’ll use real-world scenarios to solve authentic industry problems.

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Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result:

Higher education study

  • Successfully completed equivalent to a minimum of half a year of full-time study of a higher education program at a recognised higher education provider

Vocational Education Training (VET)

  • Completed an award from a recognised training organisation at Certificate IV or above

Work and life experience

  • Passed a UniSA Online literacy and numeracy test and have relevant work experience, or
  • Completed a UniSA Foundations Studies program or equivalent, or
  • Qualified for Special Entry

Recent secondary education

  • Completed a secondary education qualification equivalent to SACE, such as an interstate year 12 or international qualification

In order to complete your application, we will ask you to provide supporting documents as proof of your prior study or work experience.

What You’ll Learn

In this IT degree, the subjects you may study include:

  • Critical Approaches to Online Learning
  • Information Technology Fundamentals
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Design Thinking and Digital Innovation
  • Systems Analysis
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • IT Project Management
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Systems Design
  • Data Structures
  • Web Development
  • Interface Design, Interaction and Experience
  • Statistics Using R
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Data Visualisation
  • Business Analytics
  • ICT Project (Part 1)
  • Predictive Analytics
  • ICT Project (Part 2)

Why study with UniSA Online?

With a background spanning more than 25 years in online education, you can trust that you'll be getting a high-quality university experience when you Study On Demand with UniSA Online. Considered a leader in the field, UniSA has transformed online learning and is one of Australia's largest online education providers (2017 Department of Education). Select a 100% online course that has been created by academics and experts in online learning, who are focused on giving you the best start on your chosen career path. With all course content and assessments available online, you can Study On Demand, on your terms, on your schedule.

Student Support

Studying with UniSA Online means you can Study On Demand. You'll gain around the clock personalised support to assist you on your learning journey. Technical issues? Nervous about a looming assessment? Gain on-demand access to their helpful and dedicated team.

Whether you need help with assignments, referencing, administrative or technical support, you’ll have on-demand access to the UniSA Online team who’ll be there to support you, every step of the way.

Students will have access to the UniSA Online ‘Study Help’ hub which is packed with loads of resources, workshops and support services. With online tutor support available seven days a week, you’ll be able to get help when you need it. If you’ve got a question related to your course, you can expect to receive a response in 24 hours. You’ll also be able to retrieve a range of resources through their virtual ‘Ask the Library’ service.

Gain full control over your study and gain a career focused qualification when you learn with UniSA Online!

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this degree you will receive a Bachelor of Information Technology and Data Analytics from UniSA Online.

Graduates are equipped to enter the world of big data, pursuing IT careers in a number of revolutionary fields. Data can be used in business to reduce costs, improve decision-making processes and develop new products and services, so graduates who specialise in data analytics are highly sought-after in many areas.

Curious about where a career in it could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay your degree fees upfront.

HECS-HELP You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.