Course Description

With a focus on providing you with the skills to compete for employment in the ICT industry globally, a Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (BICT) gives you the knowledge and ability to stand out in the constantly changing technology landscape.

The BICT is a specialist degree with both a theoretical and practical focus. It develop technological understanding and skills that are in high demand world-wide, plus builds project management and other business soft-skills that make you an ICT professional.

You'll develop knowledge and capabilities in communication, design, development and management and learn what it takes to implement and integrate ICT within an organisation. You will also complete a hands-on project that gives you real-world experience before you even start your career.

You will graduate with the skills and knowledge to grow into leadership positions, the drive to act on entrepreneurial ambition, and the confidence to pursue research and graduate studies.

Tuition Fees

International Students: $29,450 per year full-time


3 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 69.2% (national average 58.7%)
Improved skills: 81.5% (national average 77.3%)
Overall satisfaction: 73.8% (national average 75.3%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from University of Tasmania. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems undergraduate courses at University of Tasmania had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 60.4% (national average 71.2%)
Studying full time: 19.0% (national average 11.7%)
Median full time salary: $50,000 (national average $58,700)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

University of Tasmania Code: P3T

Entry Requirements

If you're interested in studying this degree, you'll need to meet the general entrance requirements of the University.

School leavers

An ATAR score of 65 or higher.

Mature age students/non-school leavers

You will need to meet University General Entry Requirements through alternative qualifications or experience.

Assumed Knowledge

While there are no prerequisites for this degree, students who have not completed pre-tertiary or equivalent mathematics will need to complete the Mathematics Foundation Unit.

Additionally, students who have not experienced any computer programming before may benefit from completing the Programming Preparation Foundation Unit.