Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security)

Program Overview & Objectives:

Qualification Name Bachelor of Information Technology Networking and Security
CRICOS Code 092055A
Course Duration 3 years
Program Fee $74,100.00

Equip yourself with critical knowledge in data and network security. You will study cybersecurity, network architecture and more..

Equip yourself with critical knowledge in data and network security. You will study cybersecurity, network architecture and more. Learn how to defend business, government and individuals databases which hold sensitive data.

Employment in this area has experienced strong growth over the last 10 years, and is forecast to continue to do so. Your specialisation in security will allow you to be on the frontline of the war in cyberspace and to become familiar with the methods attackers use. You learn to investigate how security breaches occur, how private information is vulnerable and ways to protect it.

You will develop an understanding of the security models provided by the major operating systems involved in modern computer networks. Through lecture and lab work you will delve into networks, their protocols and hardware and investigate how these systems can be vulnerable to a malicious attacks. Your problem solving skills will come to the fore, as part of your role may include ethical hacking - testing a system to break-in or to find weak points.

As a network architect, or an IT security specialist, you can look forward to a varied career in information security, IT operations and more.


Program Structure

Core courses are designed to cover the material that you will need to appreciate, in order to become an IT professional. Specialist streams allow you to select an area in which you wish to develop your knowledge more deeply.

The structure may be summarized as follows:

Tuition Fee

Fees are Subject to change Annually

International Program Fee Paying A$74,100.00 ( Academic Year 2021 )

* Fees are indicative and subject to change without prior notice.


Career Opportunities

There is a variety of career opportunities in small, medium and large business and government. Careers include

  • Ethical hacker
  • ICT security specialist
  • Network architect and designer
  • Network administrator
  • Networking and security officer
  • Product Security Manager

Professional Accreditation

Federation University Australia's Bachelor of Information Technology offered at IIBIT Sydney & Adelaide locations is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.


Admissions Requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.
  • Required proficiency in English: IELTS overall band score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

Delivery Locations


Gnd Floor, 841 George St,
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Phone: +61 2 9269 0077


L6, 127 Rundle Mall,
Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8203 9000