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Bachelor of Information Technology & Systems (BITS)-VIT

The Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS) focuses on delivering knowledge and skills in computer networking, application development and computer-based software to meet current IT industry needs. The course seeks to ensure that graduates develop a broad and coherent body of knowledge in the underlying principles and concepts of information technology. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to explore and identify critical IT industry demands and to understand how these demands are met.

Bachelor of IT degree offers units across the complete spectrum of information technology and systems, including the study of hardware, software, networking, security, database and programming technologies and includes relevant cognitive, technical and communication skills. The course is designed to produce graduates who have a strong industry focus and who have demonstrated the full range of knowledge and skills grained through a relevant project in the final year. It also prepares the candidate for IT industry certifications in the fields of networking, systems administration and programming.

Bachelor of Information Technology & Systems (BITS)
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Course Code ICA70112
CRICOS Code 085576A
Duration 3 Years (full time)
Course Fee: Domestic AUD $7,500 per semester
Course fee: International AUD $7,500 per semester
Delivery Location City Campus: 123 Queen Street, Melbourne
Intake February / July / November
Age Requirements Over 18 Years
Entry Requirements All applicants should note that the English and Mathematics & Statistics prerequisites for the course must be satisfied: English (Australian Year 12 equivalent; and Mathematics & Statistics (Australian Year 11 equivalent).
International Students:
Equivalent Australia Year 12 & a minimum IELTS overall score of 6 or equivalent with no band lower than 5.5. or equivalent.
Domestic Students:
Equivalent Australia Year 12. Non-year 12 (e.g. transfer, mature age, TAFE) applicants must complete ‘VTAC Personal History online’.
Qualification Rule: To attain the Bachelor of Information Technology & Systems qualification, 24 units (144 Credit Points) including all core units must be achieved:
Core Units: 13
Level 2 Units (Stream 1 or 2)*: 6
Level 3 Units (Stream 1 or 2)*: 5Students should select Stream 1 or 2 in Level2 and follow through the same stream in Level 3
*Stream 1: Networking; Stream 2: Application Development
Core units: Level 1
ITSU1001 Introduction to Computer Systems and Networking
ITAP1001 Software Development Fundamentals
ITDA1001 Database Fundamentals
ITSU1005 Design & Create Organisational Documentation
ITSU1003 IT Professional Practice
ITNE1001 Network Architecture
ITSA1001 Server Administration Fundamentals
ITAP1004 Website Development
Core units: Level 2
ITSU2004 Systems Analysis & Design
ITSU2006 Project Management
Core units: Level 3
ITSU3007 Manage IT Projects
ITSU3008 Project 1
ITSU3009 Project 2
Level 2 units: Stream 1
ITNE2002 Network & Information Security
ITNE2003 Install, Configure, Operate and troubleshoot Medium-Size Networks
ITNE2005 Develop a security Infrastructure for a Medium-Size Network
ITSA2003 Network Operating System and Configuration
ITSA2005 Planning and Implementing Server
ITSA2006 Server Virtualization
Level 2 units: Stream 2
ITAP2002 Intoduction to Windows Application Development
ITAP2003 Introduction to Web Application Development
ITAP2005 Java Programming Fundamentals
ITSU2010 Technical Documentation for Software Engineers
ITAP2008 Software Testing
ITAP2013 Software Engineering
Level 3 units: Stream 1
ITNE3006 Design Network Infrastructure
ITNE3007 Advanced Routing
ITNE3008 Advanced Switching
ITNE3004 Wireless Communication and Networks
ITNE3013 Advanced Network and Infrastructure Security
Level 3 units: Stream 2
ITAP3006 Advanced Java Programming
ITAP3010 Developing Data Access Solutions
ITAP3011 Developing Windows Applications
ITAP3012 Developing Web Applications
ITAP3009 Software Analysis Design and Architecture


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