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Bachelor of Information Technology

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The Course Overview –  can be used to view the course structure and sequence in which subjects should be studied. All subjects named in the Course Overviews are core subjects and must be studied to satisfy the requirements of the particular award.

The first two trimesters of the Bachelor of Information Technology provide the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to successfully attempt the higher level subjects in the remaining trimesters.

The subjects in shaded boxes must be studied in the order they are presented as they provide pre-requisite knowledge for other subjects. The remaining subjects (core and elective) have a recommended trimester, but may be studied in other available trimester slots to suit individual student preferences, provided pre-requisites have been completed.

Students may choose any elective subjects from the list following the Course Overview, provided the subject is offered in the trimester they wish to study it and they have met the relevant pre-requisites.


Bachelor of Information Technology (098239M)

The Bachelor of Information Technology offers a broad understanding of the concepts and practices of information technology and information systems, supported by related areas in data science and technology management. The course focuses on preparing students for the challenges of IT careers in the modern business environment, specifically preparing students for roles in programming, software development, network administration, web development, business analysis, database administration and systems administration. It aims to equip students with the decision-making and critical analysis skills required in systems and data management, as well as a variety of functional areas in business development and project management. There is a particular emphasis on the development of professional and personal skills to underpin success in business. This prepares students to apply their professional knowledge and skills in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within an industry of their choice.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • ICT Project Officer
  • ICT Business Development Officer
  • ICT Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Development Programmer
  • Software and Application Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Database Administration and Support Officer
  • Systems Administration and Support Officer
  • Network Administration and Support Officer
  • ICT Support Technician
  • ICT Customer Support Officer

*Advancement in these roles generally requires additional certification or training

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 
General admission criteria apply to the course.

Course Overview

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Course Overview

First trimester

BUS100 Professional Communication Skills
ICT100 Foundation of Information Systems
ICT102 Introduction to Programming
ICT101 Foundation Mathematics for IT

Second trimester

ICT103 Systems Analysis and Design (ICT100)
ICT104 Program Design and Development (ICT102)
ICT106 Data Communication and Networks
BUS105 Business Statistics

 

Third trimester

ICT200 Database Design and Development (ICT103)
ICT204 Project Management (ICT103)
ICT205 Cyber Security (ICT106)
Elective

Fourth trimester

ICT201 Computer Organisation and Architecture
ICT203 Human Computer Interaction (ICT200)
ICT272 Web Design and Development (ICT103, ICT104 and ICT200)
ICT275 Innovation and Technology Management

Fifth trimester

ICT304 Enterprise Systems and Architecture (ICT103, ICT204)
ICT370 Data Analytics (BUS105)
 ICT301 Information Technology Project 1 (ICT104, ICT272)
Elective

Sixth trimester

ICT373  Cloud Computing (ICT106)
ICT303 Professional Ethics in Computing
 ICT302 Information Technology Project 2 (ICT301, ICT204)
Elective

Electives: Provided pre-requisites have been met, and the subject is offered in the trimester, students may choose any electives from the list below. (Pre-requisite shown in brackets.)

Information Technology Electives
ICT 274 E-commerce
ICT 372 Mobile Computing (ICT272, ICT205)
ICT 371 Artificial Intelligence (ICT104, 48 Credit Points)

Accounting Electives
ACC100 Introduction to Accounting
ACC101 Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACC100)
ACC200 Introduction to Management Accounting (ACC100)

Business Electives
BUS101 Introduction to Business Law
BUS102 Introduction to Microeconomics
BUS104 Introduction to Marketing
BUS300 Business Ethics and Sustainability(BUS100, MGT100)
BUS302 Entrepreneurship (BUS104)
BUS304 Consumer Behaviour (BUS104)

Finance Electives
FIN200 Corporate Financial Management
FIN201 Investment Management (FIN200)
FIN202 Financial Institutions (FIN200)

Management Electives
MGT100 Introduction to Management
MGT200 Organisational Behaviour
MGT300 Logistics Management (BUS100, MGT100)
MGT301 Change Management (MGT200)
MGT201 Cross Cultural Management (MGT100)
MGT202 The Learning Organisation (MGT200)
MGT302 Strategic Management (MGT200)

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