School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

Your future starts here…

Welcome to the School of Information Technology & Electrical Engineering (ITEE) at UQ.

Whether you've chosen to study Engineering or Information Technology, your choice will introduce you to one of the most rapidly changing and exciting disciplines of today!

Over the coming decades, advances in science, engineering, commerce and the arts will be inextricably linked with information technology in some way.

Completing your degree at UQ gives you a world-class start in shaping the future.

The Information Technology program is a 3 year degree with an opportunity to complete an honours fourth year. With input from industry experts, ITEE offers practical project courses plus opportunities to gain work experience. You can choose one or more majors with a particular career outcome in mind or build a dual degree.

Adjusting to university life can be challenging. You are not alone! If you need advice or encounter difficulties, we are here to help. We wish you every success in your future studies and hope your university life is both challenging and rewarding.

Where do I start?

It is important to attend all compulsory orientation activities.

Take note of key dates in Semesters 1 and 2.

Information on computer facilities and IT resources can be found here at the EAIT Helpdesk.

New to UQ brings together all the information you need to know about getting started at UQ.

No doubt you will have some questions

The following information will help guide you when planning your first year courses.

Some definitions you will need to know before you start:

Your degree (e.g. Bachelor of Information Technology).
Dual Degree
A combination of two UQ degree programs undertaken at the same time which have a single set of program rules.
An individual subject (e.g. DECO1400 Introduction to Web Design).
The value assigned to a course (e.g. one course is worth 2 units toward the total number of units you need to complete your degree).
The area(s) of study you are specialising in (e.g. Computer Systems & Networks, Enterprise Information Systems, Software Design, User Experience Design).
Compulsory Course
A course which must be passed in order to complete the requirements of a particular program
Courses that you can choose from around the university which, when added to the courses required for your major/dual major, enable you to meet your degree requirements.
Late Year Courses Advanced Courses
Courses level 2 and above (e.g. INFS2200, DECO3800)