University of Tasmania

Concurrent Program Bachelor of Computing and TAFE Diploma of Information Technology

The concurrent program of Bachelor of Computing and Diploma of Information Technology is available on the Hobart and Launceston campuses. Applicants must complete TAFE Certificate IV in Information Technology before commencing the Bachelor of Computing component.

This is the Way it Works

Including the Certificate IV, the concurrent program will take four years to complete if studied full time. (Part time study is also permitted)

The Bachelor of Computing component consists of a number of core and elective Computing units that introduce you to the various areas in which you might later specialise. Examples include Multimedia and the Internet, Software Engineering, Systems and Networks, Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing and Artificial Intelligence. The final year includes a team-based ICT Project that will give you further opportunity to interact with a business client, assess their needs and produce a software solution.

The TAFE component provides a choice of three Diploma of Information Technology qualifications:

Here is a Sample Programme

Year TAFE - Diploma of Information Technology University - Bachelor of Computing
One Certificate III in Information Technology
Certificate IV in Information Technology
Two Diploma of Information Technology
Stage 1
Programming & Problem Solving
Programming with Data Structures
Computer Systems Fundamentals
Data Management
Three Diploma of Information Technology
Stage 2
ICT Project Management
2 x Intermediate Electives
Four   ICT Project
2 x Advanced Computing Electives
4 x Degree Electives

Current Degree Electives Are:

So Where Does All This Study Lead?

Students who complete this concurrent program obtain practical knowledge in the area of applied Information Technology, underpinned by sound software engineering skills. The qualification may lead to a number of careers such as website management, system administration, client support and training, program development and testing, software development and engineering, and exciting emergent careers concerned with artificial intelligence and/or mobile computing.

To learn more about the content of the Bachelor of Computing degree refer to the Bachelor of Computing booklet available from the School of Computing and Information Systems.


For further information view the on-line handbook University Handbook.


School of Computing and Information Systems
University of Tasmania
Locked Bag 1359
Launceston Tasmania 7250

Free Call: 1800 733 743
Phone: (03) 6324 3347
Fax: (03) 6324 3368

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Phone: 1300 655 307

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