SIT101 - Fundamentals of Information Technology

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Not available from 2018 (replaced by SIT124 Exploring I.T.)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Tianqing Zhu





Incompatible with:

MIS101, SIT171 and SIT111

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week.
Cloud (online): 1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


SIT101 introduces students to key concepts in Information Technology. Students will explore computer hardware and software, communications and networks, system development, security, ethics and privacy, which are essential components of Information Technology Systems and Information Systems. While addressing the assessment requirements students develop knowledge of a number of software applications and tools including: word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic portfolios. In serving as a foundation within undergraduate IT degrees, this unit allows students to explore different career streams of IT Professionals, key skill sets and ethics in the world of business through the impact of information on industry and society.


Practical assessment 20%, written presentation 15%, written report 15%, examination 50%

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