Course summary

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.

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.

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.

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


Course overview

Course code

2202321

Course abbreviation

AssocDegInfTech

Credit points

192

Equivalent units

16

Duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

Duration

2 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Online Session 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. To be eligible for the award of Associate Degree of Information Technology a candidate shall successfully complete not less than sixteen (16) units (192 credit points) comprising:
    1. all ten (10) units listed in Part A; and
    2. any two (2) units from Part B; 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 progressions

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. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

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

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
Year 2, Session 1
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
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

Title Level of learning Note
Year 1, Session 2
CSC00240 - Data Communications and Networks Introductory
ISY00243 - Systems Analysis and Design Intermediate
ISY00245 - Principles of Programming Intermediate
ISY10212 - Contemporary Issues in Multimedia and Information Technology Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
CSC00235 - Applications Development Introductory
ISY10209 - Web Development I Introductory
CSC00228 - Database Systems I Advanced
MNG10247 - Managing Organisations Introductory
Year 2, Session 2
I chosen major unit OR Elective Note 1
I chosen major unit OR Elective Note 1
I chosen major unit OR Elective Note 1
I chosen major unit OR Elective Note 1
Year 3, Session 1
COM00207 - Communication in Organisations Introductory
MAT10251 - Statistical Analysis Intermediate
I chosen major unit OR Elective Note 1
I chosen major unit OR Elective Note 1

Notes

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.