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Associate Degree of Information Technology

Associate Degree

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    AssocDegInfTech

  • Course code

    2202321

  • Credit points

    192


Overview

This entry-level course comprises the first two years (16 units) of the Bachelor of Information Technology. It provides a strong technical emphasis to develop your skills as a para-professional in the information and communications technology industry. Successful graduates may then upgrade their qualification to Bachelor level following completion of an additional year.

The University also offers the mentoring program 'Women in Technology' to provide dedicated support and scholarships opportunities for women entering this specialised area.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Develop and create effective solutions to elementary problems from a discipline area.

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a elementary issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Creativity

To be entered by school

Ethical practice

Identify a recognised ethical framework to analyse behaviour in a discipline or workplace/organisation.

Recommend solutions to situations that require responsible behaviour.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply broad discipline specific knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

Demonstrate an understanding and application of research and technical skills in a business discipline.

Lifelong learning

To be entered by school

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business context.

Prepare and deliver written discipline advice, knowledge and ideas for a business context.

Cultural competence

To be entered by school

While this course has no majors, students can study units in applications development, database systems, digital media, programming, systems analysis and design, and web development.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Coffs Harbour Session 1 , Session 2 332350 052551
Online Session 1 , Session 2 N/A N/A

Career Outcomes

This course is accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

  1. To be eligible for the award of Associate Degree of Information Technology a candidate shall successfully complete not less than sixteen (16) units comprising:
    1. all ten (10) units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units; and
    2. any two (2) units from Part B of the Schedule; and
    3. four (4) elective units
  2. A candidate who while enrolled for the Bachelor of Information Technology has completed the requirements for the Associate Degree of Information Technology may elect to be awarded the Associate Degree of Information Technology following withdrawal from candidature for the Bachelor’s degree.

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Level of learning Notes
Session 1, Year 1
CSC00235 -  Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 -  Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 -  Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 -  Web Development I Introductory
Session 2/ Year 1
ISY10212 -  Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 -  Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 -  Principles of Programming Introductory
ISY00243 -  Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
Session 2, Year 2
MNG10247 -  Managing Organisations Introductory
CSC00228 -  Database Systems I Intermediate
Choose one of your two Part B units or one of your four Elective units Note 1
Choose one or your two Part B units or one of your four Elective units Note 1
Year 2, Session 2
Choose one of your two Part B units or one of your four Elective units Note 1
Choose one of your two Part B units or one of your four Elective units Note 1
Choose one of your two Part B units or one of your four Elective units Note 1
Choose one of your two Part B units or one of your four Elective units Note 1

Note 1:

Part B units include ACC10707, CSC10210, ISY00324 and ISY10058 only. Students planning to continue into the BIT may wish to choose a unit which may satisfy a BIT major requirement.

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes

Part A

CSC00235 Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 Communication in Organisations Introductory
ISY10212 Contemporary Issues in Information Technology Introductory
ISY00243 Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
CSC00228 Database Systems I Intermediate
MNG10247 Managing Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 Statistical Analysis Introductory
ISY10209 Web Development I Introductory
CSC00240 Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 Principles of Programming Introductory

Part B

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes
ACC10707 Accounting and Finance for Business Introductory
ISY10058 Electronic Commerce Systems Intermediate
CSC10210 Object Oriented Program Development Advanced
ISY00324 Visual Resources for Interactive Applications Intermediate
Note 1