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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Recommended Study Pattern
To get the most out of this degree, students are recommended to follow these steps:
Complete Level 1 core units and electives
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.
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.
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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