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Information Technology reaches into every facet of life – work, family, sport and leisure. The ever evolving way we use and leverage technology means there are new opportunities in this profession emerging every year.
UniSA is dedicated to creating strong IT leaders through a comprehensive choice of industry-relevant degree programs, which combine real-world experience with the expertise to succeed. Our qualifications are designed to reflect what employers tell us they want and expect of graduates. We’re evidently getting it right – UniSA is rated number one in South Australia for graduate employment1.
Most of our Bachelor of IT degrees share a common first year so you can change specialisations after one year with no loss of credit for courses you’ve already done. We have a broad range of specialisations available, including in Mobile Application Development, Software Engineering, and Enterprise Business Solutions.
Ninety-seven per cent of our assessed research is at or above world class, according to Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2015. Among our postgraduate offerings is the unique Master of Information Management (Library and Information Management), one-of-a-kind in South Australia, plus offerings in Cybersecurity and Data Science.
1QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014 – 2016 Full-Time Employment Indicator
12017 QS World University Rankings and 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
22015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
3QILT: Graduate Destinations Survey, 2014 – 2016 Full-Time Employment Indicator
With more than 200 industry partners, we offer you opportunities to get real-world experience through projects and placements. Our partners include Fujitsu Australia, SA Water, Uniting Care Wesley Adelaide and more. UniSA is also home to several research centres:
All have world-renowned links and associations that provide a dynamic teaching and research base for our students. During your studies you will also have access to world-class facilities such as the IT Development Studio and the IT Innovation Studio.
The IT industry is very diverse. The skills employers are looking for can be very different, even between jobs with the same title. Well-trained professionals with broad skills are in high demand, particularly in business, defence, mining, and application and software development.
Between now and 2020, employment in ICT is expected to grow strongly in Australia. The availability of roles is expected to increase by:
1 Australian Government Department of Employment, Occupational Employment Projections 2015
We are a globally connected university; our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement.
UniSA also has extensive research strengths and partnerships that provide a strong foundation for all our degree programs:
Apply now to study at the No.1 University in South Australia for graduate employment in IT1.
1QILT: Australian Graduate Survey – Graduate Destinations 2013 to 2015 Full-time Employment Indicator.