Associate Degree of Information Technology

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  • Objectives
    The Associate Degree program is designed for students interested in an IT program that combines a solid core of IT content with a wide choice of electives. Electives can be chosen to prepare the student for employment in a target role; guidance will be provided to assist such students in their elective choices in a specialisation plan from the Bachelor of Information Technology. Alternatively, the student may prefer to select from a wider range of IT courses and acquire a broadly-based range of skills and experiences.
  • Entry requirements
    Domestic students - Prerequisites: English (4, SA);
  • Academic title
    Associate Degree of Information Technology
  • Course description

    Career Opportunities

    A career in Information Technology (IT) is fast-paced, challenging and dynamic. IT specialists are sought after in nearly every business or organisation and in a range of employment fields from finance, medicine, arts, education, the military, manufacturing to high-tech business. Job opportunities exist in Internet/web development, network/communication technology, programming, video gaming, data entry, systems analyst, database management, multimedia, data communications expert, software developer, computer technician or security officer.

    About Information Technology

    IT is a field of study that provides students with future job opportunities and allows the freedom to express creativity and technical talents in a range of new and ever changing mediums.

    Increase your versatility and employability with multidisciplinary skills in areas such as graphic design, interface design, usability, information architecture, web development, database development, programming and project management.

    Cultivate the generic skills that are demanded by today's employers, such as interpersonal communication, teamwork, conflict-resolution, time-management, problem-solving, critical thinking and creativity.

    CQUniversity IT degrees will prepare you for a career in this exciting, fast-moving industry.

    Program Structure

    Students are required to complete:

        * 12 core courses; and
        * 4 elective courses.

    12 core courses

    Course Code     Course Name
    COIS13064     Information Systems Project Management
    COIT11118     Conceptual Foundations of Computing
    COIT11134     Java Programming
    COIT11222     Visual Programming
    COIT11223     Ethics and Social Issues
    COIT11224     Computing Systems
    COIT11225     Data Communications
    COIT11226     Systems Development A
    COIT12137     Objects and Data Structures
    COIT12167     Database Use and Design
    COIT12200     Systems Development B
    COMM11003   Professional and Technical Communication

    4 electives
    Course Code     Course Name
    Network Services (choose 4 of 5 courses)
    COIT13146     Systems Administration
    COIT13147     Networks
    COIT13152     Operating Systems
    COIT13211     Information Security
    COIT13228     Managing & Securing Networks

    Application Development (choose 4 of 5 courses)
    COIS12036     Human-Computer Interaction
    COIT12144     Algorithms and Data Structures
    COIT13143     Database Application Development
    COIT13224     Internet Application Development
    COIT13229     Applied Distributed Systems

    Elective note:

    Electives may be chosen from the above specialisations.  They may consist of all 4 courses from a specialisation or be a selection of any 4 courses.

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