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SIT223 - Information Technology Professional Skills

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Jo Coldwell-Neilson


Must have completed a minimum of two SIT coded units


STP010 and SIT105

Incompatible with:

SIT301, MIS231

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week. 

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are expected to participate in collaborative online seminars in CloudDeakin.


Not only are employers seeking IT graduates with good technical knowledge, they are also demanding that they have well-developed professional skills. This unit exposes students to a range of such skills giving them an opportunity of developing and extending them in an IT context. The unit focuses on professionalism and critical thinking in the context of communication, team work, collaboration and negotiation. The unit also explores the impact of information technology on society, through the investigation of ethical and professional issues in an IT context. This unit prepares students for work as IT professionals.


Portfolio 60%, assignment 1 - media watch group assignment 10%, assignment 2 - skills audit 15%, assignment 3 - scenario analysis 15%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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