Stage One

Diploma of Information Technology

Stage One Diploma of Information Technology
Course Code ICT50115
CRICOS Course Code 093799G
Course duration This is an acceleration program and will occur over 52 weeks (including catch up class and holidays)
Fee $15,300 (2017)
Campus location and delivery site GBCA campus, La Trobe St, Melbourne
Awarding Institute University of Canberra
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Description

This program is designed for domestic and international students who are planning to pursue Bachelor of Information Technology program with University of Canberra. Students who successfully complete the Diploma of Information Technology with GBCA are eligible for advanced standing of up to one (1) year into the Bachelor of IT at the University of Canberra. This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to administer and mange information and communications technology (ICT) support in small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) using a wide range of general ICT technologies. Graduates from this program will be able to provide a broader rather than specialised ICT support function, applying a wide range of higher level technical skills in ICT areas such as:

  • Networking,
  • IT support,
  • Database  development,
  • Web development.

GBCA is a recognised training partner of the Huawei Network Academy. Students will have opportunity to set up, configurated and troubleshoot the Huawei switches, routers using the vendor focused training resources. This will be an advantage for students who want to sit the Huawei Certified Network Associate Certificate – Huawei Network and Technology Device (HCNA – HNTD).

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

  •  Software Engineer
  •  Software Developer
  •  Computer Programmer
  •  Web Developer
  •  Network and System Administrator
  •  IT Project Manager
  •  Games Developer

Your comprehensive start to the cutting-edge world of IT

Do you have a passion for information technology (IT)? Want to enrich your career prospects across a wide range of industries? Our Bachelor of Information Technology is your pathway to the cutting edge of development in the information technology (IT) industry and a flexible and stimulating future.

STUDY PATTERN

Unit Code     First Year


BSBWHS501  Ensure a safe workplace


BSBSUS501    Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability


ICTICT509     Gather data to identify business requirements


ICTICT511       Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise


ICTNWK505   Design, build and test a network server


ICTNWK507   Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers


ICTNWK508   Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches


ICTICT501      Research and review hardware technology options for organisations


ICTICT507      Select new technology models for business


ICTSAD506     Produce a feasibility report


ICTSAS505      Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans


ICTSAS506      Update ICT system operational procedures


ICTWEB411     Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages


ICTWEB429    Create a mark-up language document to specification


ICTWEB502    Create dynamic web pages


ICTWEB508    Develop website information architecture


ICTWEB510    Analyse information and assign meta tags


ICTDBS502     Design a database


ICTDBS504     Integrate database with a website


ICTICT508      Evaluate vendor products and equipment


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Stage Two

Bachelor of Information Technology

Stage two Bachelor of Information Technology
Course Code 322AA
CRICOS Course Code 019936G
Course duration 2 years
Fee $21,610 (2017)
Campus location and delivery site GBCA campus, La Trobe St, Melbourne
Awarding Institute University of Canberra

Course Description

Do you have a passion for information technology (IT)? Want to enrich your career prospects across a wide range of industries? Our Bachelor of Information Technology is your pathway to the cutting edge of development in the information technology (IT) industry and a flexible and stimulating future. You will:

  • gain extensive experience in developing information technology to address the needs of modern organisations
  • cover relevant theories and the principles in IT fields, including; business, information systems, system analysis and modelling, system administration, security, networking, software development, and artificial intelligence
  • develop knowledge, skills, understanding of the application of IT systems to their business environments, policies, and management
  • explore the technical and human aspects of IT and its use.
  • refine your teamwork, project management and communication skills

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

  •  Software Engineer
  •  Software Developer
  •  Computer Programmer
  •  Web Developer
  •  Network and System Administrator
  •  IT Project Manager
  •  Games Developer

Your comprehensive start to the cutting-edge world of IT

Do you have a passion for information technology (IT)? Want to enrich your career prospects across a wide range of industries? Our Bachelor of Information Technology is your pathway to the cutting edge of development in the information technology (IT) industry and a flexible and stimulating future.

STUDY PATTERN

Unit Code Second Year, 1st Semester                                                              
6348 Information System in Organisations
4483 Software Technology 1
5915 Database Design
8741 Introduction to Network Engineering
Unit Code Second Year, 1st Semester                                                               
6698 Discrete Mathematics
7175 Web Design and Programming
8745 Software Systems Architecture
6365 Systems Analysis and Modelling
Unit Code Third Year, 1st Semester                                                                   
8227 Wireless Networks
9281 Enterprise and Cloud Computing
6388 Document and Workflow Management
8878 Mobile Technologies
Unit Code Third Year, 2nd Semester
9785 Information & Communication Technology Project (6 credit points)
8019 Computer and Network Security
7173 System Project and Quality Management

This course is accredited by the professional body, the Australian Computer Society at the Professional level. This study plan reflects unit offerings and may be subject to change in ongoing years.