Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) 2010

Careers in IT are fast-moving and challenging and IT professionals work in a constantly evolving landscape. If you want to launch a career in the IT sector then this online degree from RMIT will deliver exactly what you need. The Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) IT degree covers the essentials of computing knowledge such as programming, technology management and information technology fundamentals. The course structures your IT work in context with real-world applications such as accounting, marketing, website development and logistics, giving you experience in multiple sectors.

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Level of study: What does Undergraduate mean?

Undergraduate

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24 units

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The Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) is designed to give you a foundation in programming and Information Technology fundamentals, while also providing you with the opportunity to study outside the realm of IT and to gain a range of skills in other areas. This innovative degree is taught online to allow you to apply what you are learning immediately.

Career Outcomes

The Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) covers a range of topics in Information Technology as well as in other fields, and conforms to the Australian Computer Society accreditation standards. This degree equips graduates with the necessary skills for employment in IT fields such as frontline support and system administration, as well as other fields that require IT experience, such as marketing, advertising and accounting.

Award Requirements

To obtain the Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) you must complete 24 units, and meet these requirements:

  • Complete at least 8 RMIT units
  • Complete 8 core units
  • Complete 1 Information Technology Elective and 3 Advanced Information Technology Electives
  • Complete an approved minor stream of 4 units from a discipline other than Information Technology
  • Complete 8 general electives

Recognition of Prior Learning / Credit

An OUA student can submit an application for Credit Transfer, or an application for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), only after they have registered for the degree with RMIT. You can find a summary of definitions for credit transfers and RPLs here: www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit/he#Prior

Registering in this Course

Students intending to complete the Bachelor of Technology must:

  • Complete at least two units through the School of Computer Science and IT, or equivalent IT study that is eligible for Credit Transfer.
  • Register for the degree, and ensure that you have completed Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) forms (where applicable). Students should contact RMIT for further information on registering for the degree: oua.enrolment@rmit.edu.au

Recommended Study Pattern

To get the most out of this degree, students are recommended to follow these steps:

Start with CPT110


Complete Level 1 core units and electives


Choose a minor sequence


Complete Level 2 and 3 core units, electives, and your chosen minor

Course Structure

Majors

To obtain the Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) you must complete 24 units.

Minor

Complete one minor consisting of four units. You may choose a minor sequence in a discipline area other than those shown below; contact RMIT University to nominate a minor stream sequence for approval.


 

Electives

In addition to the eight core, four IT and Advanced IT and four Minor units students must complete an additional eight general electives from any undergraduate unit offered through Open Universities Australia. Completing additional Information Technology units will also meet this requirement.

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Core units Total number of units to complete: 8 units
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2010 Availability
Required Units: Complete the following 8 units
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Electives - Information Technology (IT) Total number of units to complete: 1 unit
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Optional Units: Complete 1 unit from the following 4 units
CPT160
Introduction to Computer Systems
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1 These units can be counted as EITHER an IT or an Advanced IT elective

Electives - Advanced Information Technology (IT) Total number of units to complete: 3 units
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Optional Units: Complete 3 units from the following 7 units
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RMIT

1 These units can be counted as EITHER an IT or an Advanced IT elective

Minor - Accounting Total number of units to complete: 4 units
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Required Units: Complete the following 4 units
UniSA
UniSA
UniSA
UniSA
Minor - Economics Total number of units to complete: 4 units
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UniSA
UniSA
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Swinburne
Minor - Logistics Total number of units to complete: 4 units
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Required Units: Complete the following 4 units
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RMIT
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LGM220
Warehouse and Distribution Management
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Coming in 2011
Minor - Management Total number of units to complete: 4 units
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Monash
Monash
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Monash
Minor - Marketing Total number of units to complete: 4 units
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Required Units: Complete the following 4 units
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Monash
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