BP162 - Bachelor of Information Technology

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RMIT program code: BP162
Plan name: Bachelor of Information Technology
Plan code: BP162OPN9
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 068389A

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Information Technology Option
 
AND  Minor Study Streams: Minor study streams are made up of Four (4) courses each. You must do Two (2) Minor Courses in your second year, and Two (2) further Courses from the same minor stream in the third year.
 

VERY IMPORTANT:

Administrative Essentials -

If you are transferring from another program or eligible for credit transfer or advanced standing, please lodge an RMIT Connect online query via myRMIT student portal to organise credit transfer.  Please do this before you enrol in your courses but after you complete the enrolment checklist. A study plan will be issued to you which you must follow.

Local Direct/internal Applicants: If you require assistance with your program enrolment, please come to our Enrolment Information Session that will be held in Building 12 Level 10 Room 2at 10am on Wednesday, 5 July 2017.

Note:

  • For local students, please submit the credit transfer form along with supporting documents as per the RMIT credit transfer procedure when lodging your RMIT Connect query.
  • Non-compliance to your study plan can result in delay of graduation and/or need to take additional courses.

 

Induction and Orientation Essentials -

Before starting your courses in your program, you are strongly advised to complete the Academic Integrity module and the Lab/Unix Induction program. These skills are essential.

 

Program Structure Summary -

In summary, you should complete:

  • 13 core courses
  • 4 Information Technology electives 
  • One Capstone Project course
  • 4 courses from a minor stream or 4 Information Technology electives
  • 2 University Electives (you may choose additional Information Technology electives in place of Student Electives)

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Year One of Program

Most courses are available in both semesters and it is important you complete them in the correct order. You should follow the recommended program map (available at the SEH Academic Services - Science Office located at Building 3 Level 1 Room 2) to select the correct courses for Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Building IT Systems12YesCOSC2625City Campus16961649
Introduction to Information Technology12YesCOSC1078City Campus17191669
Introduction to Programming12YesCOSC1519City Campus17201670
User-centred Design12COSC2628City Campus17461697
Introduction to Computer Systems and Platform Technologies12YesCOSC2473City Campus17181668
Programming 112YesCOSC1073City Campus17291677
Data Communication and Net-Centric Computing12YesCOSC1111City Campus17001652
Web Programming12YesCOSC2413City Campus17511700
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

If you select IT electives in place of minor courses, please select from the list of courses under Information Technology Electives/ Minor.

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Software Engineering Fundamentals12YesISYS1118City Campus17801686
Database Concepts12YesISYS1057City Campus17041658
Professional Computing Practice12YesCOSC1147City Campus1676
Security in Computing and Information Technology12YesCOSC2536City Campus17341684
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from Information Technology Option (see Information Technology Option Courses table below)

Information Technology Option
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from one of the minor streams (see listing at the end of the program). Available Streams: Accounting and Law, Applied Communication, Eco, Finance & Mktg, Entreprenuership, Logistics, Management, Statistics, CISCO,Info Technology

Minor Study
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

If you select IT electives in place of minor courses, please select from the list of courses under Information Technology Electives/ Minor.

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/Coreqs column.

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Software Engineering Project Management12YesISYS1108City Campus17391688
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from Capstone Project Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Programming Project 112YesCOSC2408City Campus34873384
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from Information Technology Option:

Information Technology Option
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses any:

University Elective
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from the same minor stream done in Year 2:

Minor Study
 
AND

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Information Technology Option

List of Information Technology Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Programming Techniques12YesCOSC1076City Campus16841640
Algorithms and Analysis12YesCOSC2123City Campus16901644
Artificial Intelligence12YesCOSC1127City Campus1692
Broadcast Networks and Applications12YesCOSC1235City Campus1647
Cloud Computing12YesCOSC2626City Campus1650
Computing Theory12YesCOSC1107City Campus1698
Database Systems12YesCOSC2406City Campus1706
Interactive 3D Graphics and Animation12YesCOSC1187City Campus1716
iPhone Software Engineering12YesCOSC2471City Campus3533
Information Technology Entrepreneurship12YesINTE2511City Campus3355
Mobile Application Development12YesCOSC2309City Campus1672
Network Programming12YesCOSC1179City Campus1724
Programming Using C++12YesCOSC1254City Campus1680
Operating Systems Principles12YesCOSC1114City Campus1674
Rapid Application Development12YesCOSC2675City Campus1911
Real-Time Rendering and 3D Games Programming12YesCOSC1226City Campus1682
Secure Electronic Commerce12YesINTE1071City Campus3362
Software Architecture: Design and Implementation12YesCOSC2391City Campus1736
Software Engineering: Process and Tools12YesCOSC2299City Campus1741
Software Testing12YesISYS1087City Campus1690
Unix Systems Administration and Programming (Linux)12YesCOSC1133City Campus1695
Web3D and Graphics Technologies12YesINTE1113City Campus1747
Web Database Applications12YesISYS1126City Campus1698
Web Development Technologies12YesCOSC2276City Campus1749
Web Servers and Web Technology12YesCOSC1301City Campus3467
Digital Business Design and Innovation12ISYS1051City Campus19651907
Business Analysis and Impact Management12YesISYS1039City Campus19641905
Information Systems Solutions and Design12YesISYS2047City Campus19701912
Design Thinking and the Digital Startup12YesISYS2452City Campus19761959
e Business Systems 112INTE2047City Campus19561896
Information Systems Strategy and Governance12ISYS2423City Campus19751921
 
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Minor Study Streams: Minor study streams are made up of Four (4) courses each. You must do Two (2) Minor Courses in your second year, and Two (2) further Courses from the same minor stream in the third year.

The following minor study areas are available:

  • Accounting and Law
  • Applied Communication
  • Economics, Finance, and Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Logistics
  • Management
  • Statistics
  • CISCO*

A minor stream consists of four courses. You must complete two courses in the second year and choose another two courses from the same minor in the third year. You cannot mix and match minor courses.

*If you wish to take CISCO minor courses, please contact the School of Vocational Health & Sciences for details. CISCO minor courses may have earlier start dates. 

Please note that minor streams are offered via other RMIT Schools - the School of Science has no control over which courses may run in any given semester delivered via other RMIT Schools.

If you are not able to complete all four minor courses due to limited availablity, you may enrol in additional IT electives.

Please ensure that you have met all necessary prerequisite requirements by clicking YES in the Prereqs/Coreqs column.

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Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Accounting and Law Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Accounting in Organisations and Society12ACCT1046City Campus18421781
Commercial Law12LAW2442City Campus24812395
Financial Accounting and Analysis12YesACCT2033City Campus18521791
Financial Accountability and Reporting12YesACCT1048City Campus18431782
Auditing 112YesACCT1056City Campus18441783
Business Advisory Services12YesACCT1022City Campus18401821
Company Law12YesLAW2450City Campus24822396
Management Accounting and Business12YesACCT1060City Campus18451784
Cost Analysis and Applications12YesACCT1064City Campus18461785
Accounting, Behaviour and Organisations12YesACCT1014City Campus18391779
Taxation 112YesLAW2453City Campus18791817
Taxation 212YesLAW2466City Campus1818
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Applied Communication Minor): Note: You should not enrol in the First Semester offering of Introduction to Public Relations course.

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Australian Cinema12COMM1033City Campus3149 (B221)
Television Cultures12COMM1073City Campus2907 (B047)
Music in Popular Culture12COMM1081City Campus2968 (B047)
Mass Media in Asia12COMM1086City Campus2832 (B222)
Foundations of Public Relations12COMM1161City Campus2896 (B223)2837 (B223)
Modern Asia12COMM2138City Campus2890 (B222)
New Media, New Asia12COMM2336City Campus2891 (B222)
Introduction to Graphic Design12GRAP2175City Campus2953 (B115)2967 (B115)
Introduction to Advertising12MKTG1208City Campus2760 (B219)
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Economics, Finance and Marketing Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Prices and Markets12YesECON1020City Campus21812131
Macroeconomics 112ECON1010City Campus21802130
Environmental Economics12ENVI1051City Campus2623 (FF)
Asian Economic Development12YesHUSO1081City Campus2203
Business Finance12YesBAFI1008City Campus21672117
International Finance12YesBAFI1018City Campus21682118
Financial Markets12BAFI1002City Campus21662116
Marketing Principles12MKTG1025City Campus22492204
Buyer Behaviour12YesMKTG1050City Campus22882241
Retailing12YesMKTG1087City Campus2250
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Entrepreneurship Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

The Entrepreneurial Process12BUSM1311City Campus23632319
Applied Entrepreneurship12BUSM4052City Campus2372
Intrapreneurship12BUSM1321City Campus2320
Global Entrepreneurship12BUSM4054City Campus2330
Family Business and Entrepreneurship12YesBUSM4053City Campus2373
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Logistics Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management12OMGT1082City Campus21492101
Transportation and Freight Logistics12OMGT1062City Campus21462098
Procurement Management and Global Sourcing12OMGT1070City Campus21472099
Operations Management12YesOMGT1039City Campus21422094
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Management Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management12OMGT1082City Campus21492101
The Entrepreneurial Process12BUSM1311City Campus23632319
Ethics and Governance12BUSM3115City Campus2366
Strategic Management12BUSM3125City Campus23692327
International Business12BUSM1222City Campus23612318
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (Statistics Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Probability and Statistics12MATH2200City Campus3175
Basic Statistical Methodologies12YesMATH2201City Campus3099
Linear Models and Design of Experiments12YesMATH2203City Campus3182
Operations Research 112YesMATH1288City Campus3106
OR

Complete Two (2) Courses each year from (CISCO Systems Minor):

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Networking 112YesCOSC2385City Campus1444 (F17A)
1445 (F17B)
1446 (F17C)
1447 (F17D)
1480 (HE17)
1457 (J17A)
1469 (HE17)
1470 (R17)
3632 (J17B)
Networking 212YesCOSC2384City Campus1438 (J16A)
2885 (J16B)
1443 (F17A)
1444 (F17B)
1445 (F17C)
1446 (F17D)
1473 (HE17)
Advanced Networking 112YesCOSC2382City Campus1425 (E16)1392 (E16)
Advanced Networking 212YesCOSC2383City Campus1393 (E16)
OR

Select Four (4) Courses from Information Technology Option Courses section: (see above)

Information Technology Option
 

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