Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies) - 2010

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Course summary - 2010

Level: Undergraduate
Qualification: Bachelor Degree
Number of units: 24 units to complete
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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.

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.

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

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

Units of Study

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.

Total number of units to complete: 8 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Introduction to Information Technology
CPT110 RMIT SP1 SP2 SP3 SP4
Introduction to Programming
CPT120 RMIT SP1 SP2 SP3 -
Programming 1
CPT121 RMIT SP1 SP2 SP3 -
Database Concepts
CPT140 RMIT - SP2 SP3 SP4
Programming 2 (Java)
CPT221 RMIT - SP2 - SP4
Software Engineering Fundamentals
CPT230 RMIT SP1 - SP3 -
Web Programming
CPT270 RMIT - SP2 - SP4
Professional Computing Practice
CPT310 RMIT SP1 - SP3 -

Complete 1 unit from the following 4 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Introduction to Computer Systems
CPT160 RMIT Coming in 2011
Programming in C
CPT2201 RMIT - SP2 - -
Scripting Language Programming
CPT2231 RMIT - SP2 - -
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing
CPT2501 RMIT - - SP3 -

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

Complete 3 units from the following 7 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Programming in C
CPT2201 RMIT - SP2 - -
Scripting Language Programming
CPT2231 RMIT - SP2 - -
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing
CPT2501 RMIT - - SP3 -
Object-Oriented Programming in C++
CPT323 RMIT - - SP3 -
Operating Systems Principles
CPT360 RMIT - - SP3 -
Web Development Technologies
CPT373 RMIT - SP2 - -
Document Markup Languages
CPT374 RMIT SP1 - - -

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

Total number of units to complete: 4 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Accounting for Business
ACG11 UniSA SP1 - SP3 -
Financial Accounting 1
ACG12 UniSA - SP2 - SP4
Management Accounting
ACG24 UniSA SP1 - SP3 -
Financial Accounting 2
ACG27 UniSA - SP2 - SP4

Total number of units to complete: 4 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Microeconomics 1
ECO11 UniSA SP1 - SP3 -
Macroeconomics 1
ECO12 UniSA - SP2 SP3 -
Managerial Economics and Strategy
ECO21 Swinburne - - SP3 -
Environmental Economics
ECO22 Swinburne SP1 - - -

Total number of units to complete: 4 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
LGM100 RMIT SP1 - SP3 -
Transport Management
LGM200 RMIT - - SP3 -
Logistics Systems Analysis
LGM210 RMIT - SP2 - -
Warehouse and Distribution Management
LGM220 RMIT Coming in 2011

Total number of units to complete: 4 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Introduction to Management
MAN11 Monash SP1 SP2 SP3 SP4
Human Resource Management
MAN22 Monash SP1 - - SP4
International Business
MAN26 Monash SP1 - SP3 -
Strategic Management
MAN31 Monash - - SP3 SP4

Total number of units to complete: 4 units Required Elective Optional
Unit name Code Provider Availability
Marketing Theory and Practice
MAR11 Monash SP1 SP2 SP3 -
Research Methods for Marketing and Management
MAR12 Monash SP1 SP2 - -
Sales Management
MAR22 Curtin SP1 SP2 SP3 SP4
Buyer Behaviour
MAR24 Monash - SP2 SP3 -

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

You can pay fees in one of two main ways:

Eligible OUA students can access the government loan scheme known as FEE-HELP. You pay back the loan through your taxes once your income reaches a minimum threshold.

Who can access it?

  • Australian citizens who will undertake, in Australia, at least one unit of study contributing to their course
    OR
  • Permanent humanitarian visa holders who will be resident in Australia for the duration of their unit
    OR
  • Permanent visa holders who are undertaking bridging study for overseas-trained professionals, and will be resident in Australia for the duration of their study

Find out more about FEE-HELP

You can pay your fees upfront - in full at the beginning of a unit - using:
  • Credit card (Visa and MasterCard)
  • Cheque
  • Money order

You should make cheques and money orders payable to 'Open Universities Australia' and sent them to:
Open Universities Australia
GPO Box 5387
Melbourne 3001
Australia