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Bachelor of Information Technology [B.I.T]

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

$ 29,078 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Information Technology at Monash University is a 3-year program.
  • The program is accredited by the Australian Computer Society. 
  • Information technology (IT) is everywhere, but its power comes from the creative intelligence of the people behind it.
  • The students will become the expert who designs and creates the IT systems the whole world all relies on.
  • Through real-world industry projects or placements, and with generous scholarships available, the student will hit the ground running - ready to embark on an exciting career.
  • Alternatively, the student can apply through the highly regarded Industry Based Learning (IBL) program to do one or two half-year placements with the industry partners (leading Australian and global organizations). Each year, 100 percent of the IBL students who seek employment have received graduate job offers.
  • In the final year, the student will put into practice the skills and knowledge they gained during the course, through industry experience, games, or multimedia studio project.
  • The student can tailor their studies to suit their interests and career aspirations in these ways:
    • IT major or extended major - develop deep expertise.
    • IT electives - a huge range from 'Business Analytics' to 'Cybersecurity' and 'Social Informatics'.
    • Monash-wide electives - complement the flair for IT or indulge other passions.
    • Double degree - gain an extra qualification in Arts, Business, Commerce, Design, Education, or Science.
    • Be global - study at Monash locations in Malaysia, South Africa, or Italy, or at one of the prestigious partner universities.
    • Go further - high-achieving students can add an Honours research year or a 1.5-year IT Masters's degree.
  • The jobs to follow after completion of this program is:
    • IT consultant
    • Cloud architect 
    • Computer forensic investigator
    • Health IT specialist
    • Mobile application developer
    • Web developer
  • The average salary of the student after getting placed is 88,600 AUD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Fees$ 87,234 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Term 1 (Deadline - Oct 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Any higher secondary qualification is equivalent to Australian Year 12th grade.

University Single Units:

  • For applicants who do not have any formal qualifications, two single approved information technology-related units at an Australian higher education institution may satisfy entry requirements, 
  • Applicants should have at least a 60% average in their studies.
  • Studies must have been completed within 2 years of the intended commencement of the course.


  • Applicants who already meet minimum entry requirements of the course with their previous Year 12 (or equivalent) qualification require at least two completed university units to be considered for admission.
  • Applicants who do not meet minimum entry requirements of the course with their previous Year 12 (or equivalent) qualification usually must have completed at least one academic year with at least a 60% average.
  • Applicants without the prerequisite Year 12-level mathematics must have undertaken at least one mathematics unit (at least equivalent to Year 12 higher level maths) in their current degree, or as a single unit in addition to their degree.

Language Requirments:

  • If the student has not met the English language requirements from their previous studies, they are able to undertake English language proficiency tests to gain entry into their preferred Monash course. The University reserves the right to require that an applicant undergo a test of English proficiency.
  • If your English test result does not satisfy English language requirements into your chosen course, the Monash University English Language Centre offers English language programs that provide the best chance of transitioning into Monash University.

Application Deadline

Term 1
Oct 15

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$29078$29078$29078

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 8,601
Food$ 14,592
Transportation$ 1,689


QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 600

Computer Science and Engineering [ International ]

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Monash Business School Undergraduate Scholarship- India $20,000 Yes N/A
Monash International Merit Scholarship $6,561 Yes 15 Mar, 2020
Monash International Leadership Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Monash Engineering International Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship $23,137 Yes N/A
Monash Engineering International Undergraduate Scholarship $10,000 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study


  • The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is responsible for issuing visas for entry to Australia.
  • Students who are planning to study a registered course are required to obtain a student visa.
  • With this visa the student can :
    • Participate in an eligible course of study in Australia
    • Travel in and out of Australia
    • Work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once the course starts
  • This is a temporary visa to study for up to 5 years. The type of course and its length will determine the length of stay.
  • Primary school children enrolled in years 1-4 can only be granted a student visa for a maximum of 2 years. 
  • If the student visa will expire before the graduation the student might be eligible for a Visitor visa (subclass 600). The student will need a letter from the education provider with the date of the graduation.
  • The visa costs from AUD620 for the main applicant, unless they are exempt.
  • The visa application can take longer to process if the student :
    • Do not fill it incorrectly.
    • Do not include all the documents that need more information.
    • It takes time to verify the information.
  • The Eligibility to apply for a visa is:
    • Age – less than 20 years old when you begin Year 12.
    • Evidence of enrolment
    • The student must have taken the English language test in the 2 years before the student applies to for a student visa.
    • English language evidence exemptions:

    • The student is a citizen and holds a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland 
    • The student is an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
    • 2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.

Work Study

  • Casual or part-time work is a great way to support the student while studying.
  • It's also a way to gain real-world work experience that looks great on the resume.
  • Employers look favorably on students who can balance study and work commitments because it shows good time-management skills and a willingness to work. 
  • As a guide, the student should avoid working more than 15 hours per week during the semester if the student is a full-time student, otherwise, it might affect the studies.
  • Typical student jobs include retail, hospitality and customer service roles. These provide good opportunities to develop important employability skills.
  • All the students in this university will have access to career gateway which is an online job searching within the university premises
  • If a student has a student visa then they can work for a maximum of 40 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

The jobs to follow after graduation are:

  • IT consultant
  • Cloud architect 
  • Computer forensic investigator
  • Health IT specialist
  • Mobile application developer
  • Web developer
  • Software engineer
  • Information technology vendor manager

The average salary of the student after getting placed is 88,600 AUD.

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