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We focus on innovation and creating smarter solutions for the future

Are you passionate about information technology? Do you have an idea for a start-up or are you keen to work in the global digital security industry? Study at Queensland's #1 university for computer science, and choose from a range of IT degrees covering information systems, computer science, multimedia design and intelligent digital technologies.

You can focus on your interest area with a major or double degree, learning in cutting-edge facilities and gaining valuable hands-on experience on real projects. And you can get involved in exciting initiatives such as our App Factory and Start-up Mondays plus get creative in our cutting edge facilities such as the Big Data Visualisation Lab and IDEA lab.

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Study information technology at Griffith

Griffith bridged the gap between the classroom and the industry.

Practical experience

Our IT degrees are based on a strong theoretical foundation with practical experiences to make you industry-ready. You can get involved in exciting initiatives such as our App Factory plus get creative in our cutting edge facilities such as the Big Data Visualisation Lab and IDEA lab.

Industry placements

Our IT degrees incorporate work-intergrated learning, often off-campus, giving you the chance to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes that are necessary to succeed in the industry. In your final year you’ll complete a project for industry or a research placement, providing you with the experience and the knowledge, skills and attributes required to succeed in your career.

#1 in Queensland for Computer Science

Griffith is ranked #1 in Queensland and in the top 100 globally for computer science in the most recent ShanghaiRanking Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (2020), so you can be assured we are at the forefront of this constantly developing space. When you study IT at Griffith, you will learn cutting edge skills and be ready to shape the future with this industry-leading degree.

Purpose-built facilities

Our newly opened Engineering, Technology and Aviation building is a space for innovation where students come together to enhance their learning potential. With the latest in hands-on technology, the building offers engineering, IT and aviation students the opportunity to learn in spaces designed to reflect the workplace.

Passionate about IT? Choose from our range of IT degrees focused on preparing you for the future world of work.

Brianna Sonter

Bachelor of Information Technology

Gaming is more than just a hobby for third-year Bachelor of Information Technology student Brianna Sonter - it's life. So much so that she has dedicated her studies into the community of gaming and how it operates. 'Griffith has allowed me to combine my love of learning about the inner workings of computers and technology with my main hobby and love of gaming,' she says. Brianna's studies have also helped in her brand ambassador role for Dell, which allows her to fuel her passion while supporting major gaming events.

Brianna Sonter

Classrooms that reflect the workplace

Creating new ways to enhance student learning

Our new Engineering, Technology and Aviation building at Nathan is a space for innovation and collaboration. With the latest in hands-on technology, the building offers engineering, IT and aviation students the opportunity to learn in spaces designed to reflect the workplace.

Career outcomes

Information technology is an exciting and progressive field that caters for a diversity of interests

Depending on your strengths and passion, you can choose from a variety of careers ranging from building immersive environments and building robots, to developing applications for iPads and designing online marketing tools. You'll be prepared for careers in commerce, industry, corporate IT, government or private consulting. You may find a job as a systems analyst, software developer, IT support and client services officer, database and systems administrator, technical writer, web developer, sales representative for IT vendors, educator or researcher.

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Thursday 29 April — Thursday 29 April

Year 11 and 12 Parent and Student Information Webinar

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Thursday 6 May — Saturday 8 May

Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival

Tuesday 18 May — Tuesday 18 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

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Wednesday 19 May — Wednesday 19 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

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Thursday 20 May — Thursday 20 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

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Friday 21 May — Saturday 22 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

Saturday 17 July — Sunday 18 July

TSXPO

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Monday 19 July — Saturday 30 October

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester starts on Monday 19 July. Trimester 2 examinations run from Saturday 21 to Saturday 30 October.

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Tuesday 20 July — Tuesday 20 July

Sunshine Coast Careers and Employment Expo

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Friday 23 July — Sunday 25 July

Melbourne Careers and Employment Expo

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Sunday 8 August — Sunday 8 August

Open Day

Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses

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Thursday 26 August — Thursday 26 August

Year 9 and 10 Parent and Student Information Webinar

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Monday 13 September — Monday 13 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 15 September — Wednesday 15 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 16 September — Thursday 16 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 17 December — Thursday 23 December

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