SIT223 - Professional Practice in Information Technology


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

Must have completed a minimum of two SIT coded units



Incompatible with:

SIT301 and MIS231

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour online class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including optional scheduled activities as detailed in the unit site.


Not only are employers seeking IT graduates with good technical knowledge, they are also demanding that they have well-developed professional skills. SIT223 exposes students to a range of such skills providing opportunities for developing and extending them in an IT context. The unit focuses on professionalism and critical thinking preparing students for work as IT professionals. Students will explore the impact of information technology in society, through the investigation of ethical and professional issues, and explore the modern IT workplace, including contracting, consulting, entrepreneurship, start-ups as well as the more traditional employee/employer relationship.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio.

Unit Fee Information

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