Years 1 and 2
You'll study the fundamentals of IT systems and programming while introducing some information technology electives.
You’ll study Software Engineering Project Management while having the option of a programming capstone project and further specialisation through electives.
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The following study options are available:
Web and mobile computing
Learn how to develop the interfaces, communication protocols and back-end systems to support the ever-increasing demand for web and mobile computing applications.
Security and cloud computing
System hacking and penetration of corporations and government computer systems is a major concern. Consequently, there is a growing demand for professionals with expertise security and cloud computing.
The large amount of data generated and collected by web applications has changed the way organisations perform market research, analysis and sales. This stream equips you with the skills to work in this rapidly expanding field.
Software systems development
This stream concentrates on programming and software development, which is still at the heart of the IT industry. You will learn about the modern tools and processes used to develop software rapidly and efficiently.
Software systems analysis
Software systems analysis is about understanding what a customer needs, designing a tailored system for developers to build, and then creating a plan for implementation.
The next generation of software will rely on artificial intelligence to automate a range of daily tasks; from self-driving cars to powering digital assistants, autonomous robots and healthcare.
All organisations rely on their computer systems to operate effectively, and therefore require people who know how to run, configure and troubleshoot problems. In this stream you’ll learn about the common systems in use today and the tools used to automate administration.
You may also choose a minor study in one of the following:
- basic economics and finance
- international business
- CISCO systems
- business IT
- information technology.
You can choose the remainder of your courses from a wide range of IT and general electives.