The Bachelor of Networking (BNet) is a specialised degree in IT that prepares students to plan, design, implement, manage and maintain computer networks. As an innovative and focussed IT degree, the BNet develops concepts, principles, knowledge, applications and skills in computer networking including the latest technologies which support network services. As one of the fastest growing industry sectors, the demand for IT graduates with computer networking expertise and broad-based knowledge, has never been more applicable in businesses both nationally and world over.
For students wanting to refine their specialised knowledge and skills in IT, the BNet serves as an innovative 3-year Information Technology course, producing work ready graduates who are able to independently and professionally apply their in-depth skills in networking and system administration. Areas of high demand in Information Technology such as Cyber Security, Systems Analysis and Cloud Computing are available as specialised electives in this bachelor degree.
- VTAC Code
- 9470194722 (DFP)
- 9470194723 (IFP)
- UAC Code
- CRICOS Code
- 062228M (VIC)
- 072669C (NSW)
Duration: 3 years [6 Trimesters]
Intake: March, July, November
Graduates of this course will:
Possess a broad body of knowledge to undertake professional work in the area of Networking by:
- integrating theoretical and technical knowledge
- applying technical knowledge in a range of contexts
- relating technical knowledge to the environment
Be able to analyse network technologies and apply them effectively in an organisation by:
- reviewing , critically analysing, consolidating and synthesising
Be able to solve problems that require critical analysis and synthesis by:
- exercising critical thinking, solving problems with independence
Be able to communicate clearly and effectively with others in a professional setting by:
- communication for clear, coherent and independent exposition
- demonstrating a broad understanding with depth in some areas
Be capable of working independently or collaborating with others with:
- initiative and judgement in planning and problem solving
- initiative and judgement in professional practice/scholarship
Demonstrate analysis and evaluation skills in different contexts by:
- adapting knowledge and skills in diverse contexts
- responsibility and accountability for self-learning
- responsibility and accountability for professional practice
The BNet course is delivered as a mix of core units and electives that may make up a specialisation such as Network Security or Systems Analysis (see below). Graduates are required to complete 360 credit points, by completing a total of 24 units (21 core units and 3 electives), 15 credit points each.
Cyber Security Specialisation
System Analysis Specialisation
Cloud Network Specialisation
BE305 Cloud Engineering
BN322 Software Defined Networking
Any business units satisfying their pre-requisite(s)
Conditions of Entry
Applicants usually have successfully completed an Australian year 12 or equivalent. Graduates of the MIT Diploma of Networking (DNet) can articulate into the BNet. Recognition of Prior Learning is available, especially for those who have completed studies in the areas of Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering.
Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision. There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.
The Bachelor of Networking is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) - www.teqsa.gov.au.
Professional accreditation and memberships
This course is accredited at the Professional Level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Upon successful completion of the course, you will be eligible for ACS membership.
Minimum requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent
Mature age entry
Mature-age applicants without formal qualifications and have been out of school for more than 2 years may be admitted if they are able to demonstrate a range of attributes such as personal motivation, maturity and work experience or previous study. This is assessed on a case by case basis. Applicants may be required to provide a personal statement outlining their interest, motivation and reasons for selecting the course including details of educational and any employment background.
International students must meet the following requirements:
Academic requirements: Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. For country specific requirements, contact MIT Admissions Department.
English language requirements:
- IELTS (Academic) overall score 6.0 with no bands less than 5.5, Or
- PTE Academic Score of 50 – 57 with no band score below 42, Or
- TOEFL (iBT) – 79-80, Or
- Successful completion of MIT English for Academic Preparation –Advanced
Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the relevant schools before making a decision.