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Bachelor of Information Technology

2019

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
CDU Sydney
164051
Casuarina Campus
104601
Online
104601
Location
Cricos Codes
CDU Sydney
098299K
Casuarina Campus
003847F
Course Duration
Full-time
3 year/s
Part-time
6 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester
International
Semester 1
Semester 2

CDU Sydney: Intake is for Semester 2 only.

Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
Yes
Can offers be deferred?
Yes
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

WINT01

Award
Bachelor of Information Technology
Faculty/College
College of Engineering, IT and Environment
Sector
HE
Area of study
Engineering and IT

As an Information Technology specialist, you will be responsible for more than just systems or software; you will be developing creative and innovative technologies for the modern world.

Throughout your studies, you will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as web design and development, networking, application development and systems. You will also be encouraged to be an open-minded problem solver, a creative thinker as well as an engaging communicator, which will help you get your dream job in IT.

Are you thinking about completing your Cisco or Microsoft certification? Take advantage of our student-study assistance program. We are here to help.

Whether you want to work for tech-giant Google or you have a brilliant idea for a startup, an IT degree will you move forward in the right direction.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible for membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) at Professional Level.

Credit transfers & pathways

Pathways for VET to Higher Education
Guaranteed credit transfer arrangements are available to students commencing a Bachelor degree at Charles Darwin University with completed Certificate IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree qualifications in the same field or discipline at Charles Darwin University. Students who hold completed qualifications should refer to the additional information provided about Advanced Standing and Credit Transfer and Pathways using the links below:


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:
(a) Australian Citizenship; or
(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit. 
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Student Contribution and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

International full fees

See the Office of International Services for details on International Course Fees: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.
 

International applications

All International applicants must apply through StudyLink
unless currently studying year 12 in Australia. Only
International applicants currently studying year 12 in Australia
should apply via SATAC.

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  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

The core of this program prepares students with the necessary IT skills so that they are well prepared for work when graduated. The program stresses both the importance of theory and the application of theory into practice through projects and practical exercises. Progression into the Bachelor of Science (Honours) is available for suitable candidates with a Bachelor of Information Technology.

Detailed course requirements and study information will be finalised no later than 1 December 2018.

2019 HE unit offerings will be published on 1 October 2018.

2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.


Students enrolled in the BIT Bachelor of Information Technology should consider transferring to the newly accredited WINT01 Bachelor of Information Technology from 2019.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 240 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Common Units
(2 units)
20cp

Common units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability (compulsory)
Plus:
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology (preferred) or
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability

Select Common Units to find out more about individual units and advanced standing options.

 

Core Units
(12 units)
120cp

Compulsory Core units totalling 120 credit points as detailed below.

HIT137 Software Now
HIT164 Computing Fundamentals
HIT172 Operating Systems and Applications
STA101 Statistics
HIT226 Mobile Web Structures
HIT234 Database Concepts (previously BIS234)
HIT274 Network Engineering Applications
PMO201 Project Management
HIT333 Cyber Security (previously BIS243)
HIT363 Enterprise IT Management (previously BIS342)
HIT381 Human Computer Interaction Design
HIT401 Capstone Project (previously PMO301)
 

Specialist Electives
(6 units)
 
60cp Specialist Elective units totalling 60 credit points selected from the list of available units detailed below. (Students must choose at least 2 level 300 or above specialist electives)

HIT220 Algorithms and Complexity
HIT235 Digital Systems and Computer Architecture
HIT237 Building Interactive Software
HIT238 The Mobile Paradigm
HIT326 Database-Driven Web Applications
HIT332 Embedded and Mobile Systems
HIT337 Distributed Development
HIT351 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
HIT365 C Programming
HIT372 Organisation Network Infrastructure (previously HIT272)
HIT374 Enterprise Network Engineering
 

Electives
(4 units)
40cp Elective units totalling 40 credit points selected from undergraduate units offered by the University

  240cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
No more than 20 credit points shall be counted with a grade of "PC" in a Bachelor AQF Level 7 course award and no more than 10 credit points at "PC" may be received at the highest level of the program of learning.

Of the total 240 credit points: (unless specified in the specific course structure above)
* not more than 100 credit points may be taken from 100 level units
* a minimum of 60 credit points must be taken from 300 level units or above

Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

 

Study plan

Detailed course requirements and study information will be finalised no later than 1 December 2018.

2019 HE unit offerings will be published on 1 October 2018.

2019 HE unit fees will be published no later than 1 December 2018.

Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.


Students Commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time load.  Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:
♦    ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
♦    maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
♦    check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the subject area at a lower level.  200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200 i.e. PMO201.

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective E = Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CU CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
HIT164 Computing Fundamentals CO STA101 Statistics CO
HIT172 Operating Systems and Applications CO HIT137 Software Now CO
Elective E Elective E
Year 2
HIT226 Mobile Web Structures CO HIT274 Network Engineering Applications CO
HIT234 Database Concepts (replaces BIS234) CO PMO201 Project Management CO
Specialist elective SE Specialist elective SE
Specialist elective SE Specialist elective SE
Year 3
HIT381 Human Computer Interaction Design CO HIT333 Cyber Security (replaces BIS243) CO
HIT363 Enterprise IT Management (replaces BIS342) CO HIT401 Capstone Project CO
Specialist elective SE Specialist elective SE
Elective E Elective E

Specialist Electives Availability

Semester 1 Semester 2
HIT235 Digital Systems and Computer Architecture
HIT237 Building Interactive Software
HIT220 Algorithms and Complexity
HIT238 The Mobile Paradigm
HIT326 Database-Driven Web Applications
HIT332 Embedded and Mobile Systems
HIT351 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
HIT365 C Programming
HIT374 Enterprise Network Engineering
HIT337 Distributed Development
HIT372 Enterprise Network Engineering (replaces HIT272)
 

Students Commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard full time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:
♦    ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
♦    maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
♦    check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the subject area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200 i.e. PMO201.
 

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective E = Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
    STA101 Statistics CO
    HIT137 Software Now CO
    Elective E
Year 2
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CU HIT274 Network Engineering Applications
 
CO
HIT164 Computing Fundamentals CO PMO201 Project Management CO
HIT172 Operating Systems and Applications CO Specialist elective SE
Elective E Specialist elective SE
Year 3
HIT226 Mobile Web Structures CO HIT333 Cyber Security (replaces BIS243) CO
HIT234 Database Concepts (replaces BIS234) CO HIT401 Capstone Project CO
Specialist elective SE Specialist elective SE
Specialist elective SE Elective E
Year 4
HIT363 Enterprise IT Management (replaces BIS342) CO    
HIT381 Human Computer Interaction Design CO    
Specialist elective SE    
Elective E    

Specialist Electives Availability

Semester 1 Semester 2
HIT235 Digital Systems and Computer Architecture
HIT237 Building Interactive Software
HIT220 Algorithms and Complexity
HIT238 The Mobile Paradigm
HIT326 Database-Driven Web Applications
HIT332 Embedded and Mobile Systems
HIT351 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
HIT365 C Programming
HIT374 Enterprise Network Engineering
HIT337 Distributed Development
HIT372 Enterprise Network Engineering (replaces HIT272)
 

Students Commencing in Summer Semester

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in summer semester and enrolling in a standard full time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

When designing an individual study plan:
♦    ensure Common Units are completed in the first year of study;
♦    maintain the basic order in which units are to be attempted; and
♦    check the assumed knowledge for each unit as some 200 and 300 level units assume you have completed foundation unit/s in the subject area at a lower level. 200 level units have the unit code which includes a number starting with 200 i.e. PMO201.
 

Legend: CU = Common Unit CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective E = Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1
        CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CU
        CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology CU
Year 2
HIT164 Computing Fundamentals CO STA101 Statistics CO    
HIT172 Operating Systems and Applications CO HIT137 Software Now CO    
Elective E HIT274 Network Engineering Applications CO    
Elective E Specialist elective SE    
Year 3
HIT226 Mobile Web Structures CO PMO201 Project Management CO    
HIT234 Database Concepts (replaces BIS234) CO Specialist elective SE    
Specialist elective SE Specialist elective SE    
Specialist elective SE Elective E    
Year 4
HIT363 Enterprise IT Management (replaces BIS342) CO HIT333 Cyber Security (replaces BIS243) CO    
HIT381 Human Computer Interaction Design CO HIT401 Capstone Project CO    
Specialist Elective SE        
Elective E        

Specialist Electives Availability

Semester 1 Semester 2
HIT235 Digital Systems and Computer Architecture
HIT237 Building Interactive Software
HIT220 Algorithms and Complexity
HIT238 The Mobile Paradigm
HIT326 Database-Driven Web Applications
HIT332 Embedded and Mobile Systems
HIT351 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
HIT365 C Programming
HIT374 Enterprise Network Engineering
HIT337 Distributed Development
HIT372 Enterprise Network Engineering (replaces HIT272)
 

SATAC and MyNextCourse applications

Option 1 - Apply via SATAC

You should apply through SATAC if using one of the following:

  • ATAR (or equivalent) School Leaver
  • incomplete higher education studies
  • STAT or work/life experience
  • Certificate IV or above at another institution
  • eligible non-CDU Enabling Program

SATAC

Option 2 - Apply via MyNextCourse

You should apply via MyNextCourse if you have successfully completed, or are about to complete one of the following at CDU:

  • Certificate IV or above
  • Eligible Enabling Program (TEP, PTS)
  • Undergraduate Degree

MyNextCourse

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