Bachelor of Information Technology

Provided by PSB Academy


Awarded by The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course introduction


The Bachelor of Information Technology (Major in Business Technology and Systems Development) degree provides strong technical foundations blended with an understanding of people, organisations and complex systems. The programme makes extensive use of real-world problems to produce graduates who are technically competent, creative and able to adapt to the workplace.

Students are exposed to the use of IT in various settings, concentrating on traditional business uses of IT. Emphasis is placed on problem-solving, teamwork, and social and professional responsibility. It is expected that many graduates of this programme will go on to leadership roles in companies involved in the development or innovative application of information technologies.

  • Direct Entry to Academic Year 2
    Enjoy module exemptions with a relevant diploma qualification. (Subject to University’s approval)
  • Study at Our STEM Campus
    Enjoy well-equipped engineering and computer lab facilities at PSB Academy’s STEM Campus.
  • Expand Your Network
    Join the Singapore Computer Society (SCS) Student Chapter and the Developer Student Club (supported by Google Developer) for access to exclusive events, seminars, workshops and more.

Curriculum Overview

Programme Structure


  •   Computing Fundamentals
  •        Introduction to Procedural Programming
  •        Foundations of Information Systems
  •        Web Technologies
  •        Database and Information Management
  •        Introduction to Programming
  •        Foundations of Management
  •        Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  •        Applications Programming
  •        Systems and Network Administration
  •        Business Analysis
  •        Project Management
  •        Media Production: Social and Interactive Media
  •        Mobile Applications and the Cloud
  •        Web Programming
  •        System Analysis and Design
  •        Business Intelligence
  •        The Information Resource
  •        Human-Computer Interaction
  •        IT Major Project
  •        The Digital Economy
  •        Knowledge Management
  •        Business Decision Making
Delivery of modules may not follow the sequence above and are subject to changes.

Entry Requirements

Local Qualifications​​​​​

  • Diploma from a local polytechnic relevant to Information Technology; OR
  • Diploma in Infocomm Technology from PSB Academy; OR
  • Other Diploma or equivalent qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis

English Language Requirements
  • All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement through one of the following methods:
  • GCSE – English Language or Literature
    IGCSE – A level English or Humanities
    Overall Scores: Minimum Grade C
  • IELTS Academic
    Overall Scores: 6.0
    Individual Skills Test:
    Section minimum 6.0 R/L/S/W
    Overall Scores: 500
    Individual Skills Test: TWE: 4.5
    Overall Scores: 60-78
    Individual Skills Test: R: 13-18, L: 12-19, S: 18-19 and Writing 21-23
  • PTE Academic
    Overall Scores: 50-57
    Individual Skills Test: Section Minimum 54
  • PSB CEP Level 5 (Advanced English Program) – valid until March 2020
    Students must obtain 60% or more in each of the 4 exams.
  • PSB Certificate in Academic English (PSB CAE) – valid from March 2018
    Student must obtain 60% or more in each of the 4 exams
  • English language test scores must be less than 2 years old at the date of application to the University of Newcastle.

Duration & Intake

Programme Duration

28 months

Intake Periods

  • January, May, September

Fees & Funding

Total Course Fees

Singapore-based Students
For New Students (24 modules): S$41,601.60
For New Students (16 modules): S$27,734.40

International Students
For New Students (24 modules): S$41,601.60
For New Students (16 modules): S$27,734.40

Mandatory Fees

Singapore-based Students
Application Fee: S$128.40
Student Development Fee: S$321.00

International Students
Application Fee: S$450.00
Students Induction and Development Fee: S$1,070.00

All fees are inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually.