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Study IT and programming


Use your passion for technology to create a better future

Connect with your future

Technology is rapidly transforming the way we live, work and play. New systems and platforms are emerging every day, bringing new demand for skilled IT professionals. To take advantage of the digital era Australia needs an extra 100,000 ICT workers in the next five years alone* – which means huge opportunities for talented IT and programming graduates.

*Deloitte’s Australia’s Digital Pulse report, 2015

Why study IT and programming?

If you love problem solving and seeing new ideas come to life, a degree in IT and programming will open the door to a dynamic career. You’ll learn how technologies are created and how they can be used to shape a better, more sustainable future. You’ll also learn how to manage complex systems, interpret data and drive technological innovation: skills that are in demand across global industries.

Learn in cutting-edge facilities

At USC you’ll work in world-class tech facilities, including the only CAVE2 visualisation studio in the world used for teaching and learning. You’ll also connect with leading researchers from USC’s Engage Research Cluster, who develop interactive technologies – including software apps, social media and serious games – to deliver solutions to real social issues.

Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology

USC’s Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology teaches you the foundations of computing technology and prepares you for a wide range of IT and programming roles. You’ll develop advanced tech, analytical and project management skills and gain hands-on experience through an industry project. Customise your future with a specialisation in data storage, software development, systems design and more.

Bachelor of Serious Games

If you believe games have the power to change the world, this is the program for you. In USC’s ground-breaking Bachelor of Serious Games you’ll learn how to use game technology to solve real-world problems in health, education, politics and more. You’ll learn about interactive narrative and game design by developing and producing your own games. You can also expand your job horizons with a minor in entrepreneurship, economics or marketing.

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