Course at a glance
UTS: Engineering and IT is an innovative and research intensive faculty with a strong reputation for its practice-based learning programs and industry engagement.
Our goal is to produce impact-driven, user-centred research outcomes and to incorporate this into our students’ learning. We have a strong focus on collaborative research with the aim of improving individual lives and society as a whole, not just in Australia but around the globe.
Our industry internship programs give students real experience to match the needs of employers, and this is reflected in our high graduate employment rate. Our teaching and learning is centred on our unique UTS Model of Learning framework, which encourages a collaborative and globally relevant learning approach and graduate attributes.
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Computing and Communications
- Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronic Systems
- Systems, Management and Leadership
This course offers a sound education in all aspects of computing and information technology for students who intend to make a career in the profession, as well as providing a pathway to honours, postgraduate study or a research career.
This course adopts a practice-based approach to IT education and the course content is a mix of theory and practice. As well as gaining strong technical skills in IT, students gain skills in business analysis, problem solving, teamwork and communication. Employers look for graduates with industry experience and, in this course, students are exposed to real IT problems.
Applicants must have completed an Australian Year 12 qualification, Australian Qualifications Framework Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level.
Students who gain entry through the UTS INSEARCH pathway are eligible for 48 credit points of credit recognition. Students who have completed a relevant diploma at TAFE NSW may be eligible for at least 24 credit points of credit recognition. There are also articulations with this course with institutions in China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Details are available from the Building 10 Student Centre.
The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.0 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 500-549 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 60-78 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 50-57; or CAE: 169-175.
If you would like to study in Australia at a university or tertiary level then you may be eligible for the Higher Education Sector Visa (subclass 573) or Postgraduate Research Sector Visa (subclass 574). If your intention is to study a non-award foundation studies course or components of a course (other than English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students) that does not lead to an award then the Non Award Sector visa (subclass 575) may suit your needs. For those who intend to come to Australia to undertake English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS) the Independent ELICOS Sector visa (subclass 57) provides this option. In some cases it is possible to package your studies on the one visa subclass. For more information please see Course packaging. Eligible student visa applicants from participating education providers may also be able to apply for Streamlined student visa processing. If you have finished your studies and wish to work in Australia temporarily, please see Post-study work arrangements or our Working visas. ; See more at http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Stud
According to the joboutlook (opens external site) employment in 2017 - 2018 for:
- Computer network professionals is expected to grow very strongly
- Database and systems administrators and ICT security specialists is expected to grow strongly
- ICT business and systems analysts is expected to grow very strongly
- ICT support and test engineers is expected to steadily
- Multimedia specialists and web developers is expected to grow strongly