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Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)

Course summary for local students

Award granted Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Length4 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code069122J
Deakin course code S325

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Course rules

The course comprises a total of 32 credit points, which must include the following:

  • 8 core IT units
  • minimum of 16 IT Course Grouped Units
  • completion of SIT010 Safety Induction Program (0 credit-point compulsory unit)
  • at least one IT Major Sequence
  • up to 10 electives (which may be used to complete a second major study)
  • level 1 - maximum of 10 credit points
  • levels 2 and 3 - minimum of 14 credit points over both levels
  • level 3 - minimum of 6 credit points of which at least 4 must be a SIT/course-grouped units

PLUS

  • 8 credit points consisting of Honours (research) units

Students will be required to maintain a 70% average to remain in the course – those who fail to meet this academic hurdle will be transferred to the generic Bachelor of Information Technology degree.

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Course structure

Core Units


SIT010 Safety Induction Program  

SIT101 Fundamentals of Information Technology  

SIT103 Introduction to Database Design  

SIT104 Introduction to Web Development  

SIT105 Critical Thinking and Problem Solving  

SIT202 Computer Networks  

SIT223 Information Technology Professional Skills  

SIT302 Project  

SIT374 Project Management  

 

 

Honours (Research) Units


SIT420 Introduction to Information Technology Research  (2cps)

SIT421 Honours Information Technology Coursework  (2cps)

SIT422 Honours Information Technology Thesis A  (2cps)

SIT423 Honours Information Technology Thesis B  (2cps)

 

Note: SIT010 is a 0 credit point safety induction unit.

 

Students should consult their course advisor to ensure their course plan meets the course rules detailed above.

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Equipment requirements

Students must have access to a suitable computer and a network connection. Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Information Technology's website www.deakin.edu.au/it, or by telephone on 03 5227 2536.

 

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8th June 2007