Information Technology Student Information

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Experience your potential career path while receiving credit towards your degree, gaining valuable contacts and professional network.

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Prepare for your future career and develop highly valued advanced technical and research skills through an additional year of study.

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Access specific information and resources to support your commencement and tenure as a IT research student.

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Software and Hardware

Software - Students will use free and open source software where possible. You will also have access to desktop software via IT Help.

Hardware
Bring your own device (BYOD) guidelines (PDF, 436.3KB)
It is recommended that students have access to a computer with the following minimum specifications:

  • 4 core CPU, preferably Intel Core i7 or AMD equivalent
  • 16 GB Ram
  • Dedicated GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060 or equivalent (RTX 20 Series desirable for more advanced digital forensics and analytics)
  • A webcam and microphone are required for online classes.

Additional Hardware requirements - Students will be required to purchase computing equipment for specific units. To view these requirements, and the expected cost, please refer to the respective unit descriptions in the Handbook.

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