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Bachelor of Information Technology - 322HG

Course Code: 322HG
Course Version: 1
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Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Maths & Technology
CRICOS Code: 079277G
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score below 5.5

Introduction

The Bachelor of Information Technology focuses on the systems development aspects of employment in the information technology profession. Students gain extensive experience in developing information and communications technology to address the needs of modern organisations. Teamwork, project management and communication skills are developed in addition to exploration of the technical and human aspects of information technology and its use.

The information technology related units covered in the course include basic programming constructs and modern programming environments, networking engineering principles and wireless networking protocols, object-oriented software architectures , enterprise web, cloud and mobile technologies, and software quality management. Information Systems units include database management, corporate IT strategy and governance, information systems analysis and design, document and workflow and management support.

The programming environments include .Net, and Linux programming environments using Visual Studio.NET and Eclipse tools, and analysis and specification methods include UML, XML, structured and web design and development methodologies.

The program provides students with the opportunity to develop their teamwork, project management and communication skills as well as exploring the technical and human aspects of information technology and its use.

Final year students complete a team project, producing and implementing a substantial networked or distributed software -based system to address current and emerging needs of local business, government and community organisations.

Graduates gain employment in a wide range of businesses and organisations that develop or use IT-based systems. Some graduates work with IT or networking equipment and software suppliers. Others work with specialist consulting groups.

Enquiries

Prospective Students
Please telephone 1800 864 226.
Current and Commencing Students
Email UCM.Enquiry@canberra.edu.au Phone (03) 9564 1648

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet normal University requirements for admission to an undergraduate course or hold qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Additional Admission Requirements

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Course Requirements

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Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Bachelor of Information Technology BIT

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.

This course is closed from 2014. Please refer to course 322AA Bachelor of Information Technology for further information.

Professional Accreditation

This course is being submitted for accreditation with the Australian Computer Society.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
The course will provide students with a broad knowledge of:
- Information Technology (IT), network engineering and systems in a dynamic cultural and business context;
- Contemporary information Technology, networking and systems in a business environment;
- Emergent roles of computer systems, networks and systems in business;
- The construction and management of computer systems and networks
- The role of the internet as an Information Communications Technology (ICT) and business enabler.
- Human computer interaction models including mobile, and social interaction;
- The role of information, knowledge, and data and in our society.
- Current and emergent technologies such as mobile, wireless and cloud computing technologies.
- E-business practices.
- The role of ICT technologies and Information Systems in our society;
Analysis and enquiry

Problem Solving

Professionalism and social responsibility
On completing the course students should be able to:
- Act in a professional role within the IT industry, across arrange of possible careers spanning media, IT development, systems process and IT maintenance;
- Analyse the need for and requirements of a contemporary IT and media system for business;
- Specify the requirements for a business computer system or networked IT system;
- Design a business computer system including
- Web and Cloud based User Interfaces;
- Mobile device user interfaces
- Traditional, and GUI human computer interfaces;
- Construct an IT solution using current best practice technologies including object oriented programming languages
- Implement appropriate IT solutions for the needs of a contemporary e-business;
- Produce and analyse creative works, in a variety of different technologies including enterprise web, cloud and mobile platforms;
Analysis and enquiry

Problem Solving

Professionalism and social responsibility

Communication
On completing the course students should be able to:
- Identify and evaluate potential software, and hardware solutions;
Analyse, specify, design construct and implement a software system to meet a business need;
- Demonstrate an integrated and iterative approach to software design and development, test and evaluation.
Analysis and enquiry

Communication

Working independently and with others

Problem Solving
On completing the course students should be able to:
- Be employed as a work ready graduate in the IT industry in a range of possible careers spanning software development, network deployment, IT management, IT development and IT maintenance;
- Lead or be part of a professional project team tasked with delivering an ICT or network solution for business;
- Produce advanced creative works, in a variety of different ICT technologies;
- Deliver IT solutions that take into account social and ethical issues;
- Adapt existing ICT solutions to meet future needs of business enterprises;
- Assist business with the implementation of new and emergent technologies, including business applications for social networking and mobile computing solutions.
Analysis and enquiry

Communication

Working independently and with others

Problem Solving

Professionalism and social responsibility

Course Duration

Standard six semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum twenty semesters.

Honours

High performing students may be eligible to enrol in the Honours in Information Science courses offering at UC Canberra.

Offerings

  • 2017->UC Bruce Campus-External
  • 2017->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
  • Past Offerings
    • 2013->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2013->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2014->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2014->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2015->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2015->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal
    • 2016->UC Bruce Campus-External
    • 2016->UC Melbourne - City Campus-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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