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Information Technology Fundamentals

Undergraduate | USA-INFT1024 | 2024

Dive into the history of computers. Look at the basics of their design, the structure of operating systems and more. Move onto programming. Learn skills to launch your career in IT.

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16 June 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks
Start dates
8 Jan 2024,
24 June 2024

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Information Technology Fundamentals

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:

    1. Discuss IT concepts using appropriate terminology, including history, and current and future trends in IT.
    2. Contrast single and multi-user operating systems, and identify the contexts in which these models are suitable.
    3. Classify programming languages according to features.
    4. Identify which type of programming language is appropriate in different programming contexts.
    5. Describe how memory is organised and managed.
    6. Translate simple algorithms into assembly and machine languages.

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0.125 EFTSL
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