Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Commerce (BIT/BCom)

Course CodeBPITCCOM2000
Course TypeUndergraduate
Credit Points Required 240
CRICOS code062100E

Description

This combined degree is designed to extend the management component of the Bachelor of Information Technology and further satisfy the increasing demand for IT professionals with business skills.

Degree structure

Please Note:This information is for 2013 commencing students. Students who commenced their degree prior to 2013 should refer to the course structure set out in the handbook of the year they commenced study. Archived handbooks can be accessed on the Handbooks website.

To be awarded the Bachelor of Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Commerce, students complete a total of 240 credit points, comprising:

For the Bachelor of Information Technology component:

  • a program of units of study set out in the requirements for Bachelor of Information Technology specialisation streams. The available specialisation streams are: Computer Science and Information Systems. For information on these requirements see the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Handbook

For the Bachelor of Commerce component:

  • seven core units of study (36 credit points), including a zero credit point unit
  • a major selected from the Commerce subject areas
  • at least 96 credit points in units of study from the Business School and School of Economics (with minimum of 48 credit points in senior units (2000 and 3000 level)

Bachelor of Information Technology component

Specialisation streams in Information Technology

Students must complete study in one of the following specialisation streams:

The requirements for complete these majors/streams are set out in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies handbook.

Bachelor of Commerce component

The requirements for complete the Bachelor of Commerce  are set out under the Bachelor of Commerce course page.

Progression guide

To satisfy the requirements of the Bachelor of Commerce, students must complete the six Commerce core units of study (or alternatives as specified under the course rules) and a Commerce major.

For further information on the majors available students should refer to the Bachelor of Commerce information in this handbook. For information on the specialisation requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering students should refer to the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Handbook.

As this course is supervised by both the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies and the University of Sydney Business School:

Honours

Both the Bachelor of Information Technology and the Bachelor of Commerce can be awarded with honours.

For the award of honours in the Bachelor of Information Technology, students should refer to the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies handbook for details.

For the Bachelor of Commerce, students must successfully complete an additional honours year of study. For details of this program students should refer to the Final Honours Year information.