Course code: #11497
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The study of Information technology (IT) at The University of Newcastle is all about developing, building and maintaining software technology systems to meet the challenges faced by businesses and society.
The information technology majors are designed to meet the industry's evolving IT needs.
You can focus your courses around business technology, learning to design and manage complex software systems critical for big corporations and government.
You’ll be equipped to develop cloud-computing solutions or specialise in IT security.
If your passion is media and entertainment, you could learn to create exciting new games and 3D animations, devise new content delivery platforms or work for a digital media agency.
Or, study systems development and learn to create apps and programs for any industry: manufacturing, healthcare, social enterprise, renewable energy, and education.
Students have the opportunity to undertake industry placement.
This work-integrated learning (WIL) opportunity allows students to gain hands-on experience in the industry, creating graduates who are prepared for immediate and productive employment.
In your third year, you will work with a team of students to complete a major IT project, with the opportunity to find and develop a project with an industry partner.
This project typically involves project planning, costing and evaluation, database and implementation, programming, interface design, and reporting and presenting.
In addition to practical work placements and projects, your study in IT will be enhanced through access to:
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,148|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,900|
English language skills test equivalence: IELTS 6
TOEFL IBT: 60-78 with a Writing score of 21-23, Speaking 18-19, Reading 13-18, and Listening 12-19
PTE: 50-57 with all bands 54
Cambridge: 169 -175 with all bands 169
The University of Newcastle offers a wide range of intensive English language programs to help students achieve their goal of studying at the University of Newcastle.
|Course Name||Duration||Entry Requirements||Lead to|
|English Language Bridging - Elementary||10 weeks||IELTS 4.0||Intermediate|
|English Language Bridging - Intermediate||10 weeks||IELTS 5.0||Upper-Intermediate|
|English Language Bridging - Upper-Intermediate||10 weeks||IELTS 5.5||Advanced English|
|Advanced (EAP)||10 weeks||IELTS 6.0||Undergraduate & Postgraduate Coursework Program|
Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter Upper Intermediate English with an IELTS score of 5.0Upper-Intermediate
Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter this course with an IELTS score of 5.5.
Admission to undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
China (Peoples’ Republic) National Entrance Examination (Gaokao): 455 out of 750 (60.6%)
The University of Newcastle College of International Education Foundation Studies Program can be completed in either two or three trimesters and is designed to prepare international students for university study, both academically and socially.
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