BP162 - Bachelor of Information Technology

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Plan: BP162APVI - Bachelor of Information Technology (Application Programming)
Campus: RMIT Intl University Vietnam

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Bachelor of Information Technology (Application Programming)
Award abbreviation: BIT(ApplicProg)
Total credit points: 288
Career: UGRD
Duration: 6 Semesters full time + 1 semester part time
Location: RMIT International University, Ho Chi Minh Campus, Vietnam
Owning school: Computer Science & Information Technology (140H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/compsci
ASCED code: 029900
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The objective of this program is to develop your knowledge and skills essential for the information technology industry to become employable as a competent software developer. Specialising in the Application Programming major, you will gain skills in developing practical coding solutions for the widest range of real-world problems using the latest software development skill sets.

This program educates you to make a living solving, supporting, troubleshooting and designing – from web sites to business applications to programming networks – in organisations ranging from business and government to schools, health care and more. You will gain an excellent combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to influence an organisation’s technology infrastructure and the clients who use IT.

As a graduate of this program, you may be responsible for selecting and deploying software products appropriate for commercial organisations, software development companies, government departments and large computer organisations. You may also create and manage business applications, web sites, systems and environments.

 

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Articulation and pathways

Transfers between BP162 and BP153

Transfers between programs are subject to selection criteria and may be referred to an RMIT Melbourne selection officer for a final decision.

Inward PathwaysProgramOutward Pathways
(Melbourne) C6068 - Advanced Diploma in Computer Science

(Melbourne) AD006 – Associate Degree in Information Technology

Other Articulants (Vietnam and International)
TOBachelor of Information TechnologyTO(Melbourne) MC060 - Master of Computer Science

(Melbourne) MC061 – Master of Information Technology

(Melbourne) MC062 – Master of Computing

(Melbourne) MC063 – Master of Technology (Internet and Web)

Careers in Industry

The following tables indicate how this program articulates with other programs (TAFE, HE – UG and PG) at RMIT Melbourne, highlighting educational pathways, and indicates to students with existing qualifications the extent of exemptions.

Source ProgramOwning SchoolCredit towards this programAcademic Requirement of entryTerms of entry (guaranteed place, merit, etc)
CoursesTime
AD006 – Associate Degree (Information Technology)School of Life and Physical SciencesIntroduction to Information Technology
Introduction to Programming
Computer Organisation
Mathematics for Computing
Programming 1
Database Concepts
Web Programming
Software Engineering Fundamentals
Programming 2
Data Communication and Net-centric Computing
4 Minor courses
2 Student Electives
2 yearsPassMerit
C6068 - Advanced Diploma of Computer ScienceSchool of Life and Physical Sciences1.5 yearsMust obtain a CGPA of 2.0 or above.Merit

 

Destination ProgramOwning SchoolCredit from this program towards destination programAcademic Requirement for entryTerms of entry (guaranteed place, merit, etc)
CoursesTime
MC061 – Master of Information technologySchool of Computer Science & ITIntroduction to Information Technology
Introduction to Programming
Computer Organisation
Mathematics for Computing
Programming 1
Data Communication and Net-centric Computing
4 Minor courses
2 Student Electives
0Must obtain a CGPA of 2.0 or above and complete following electives:
Programming Techniques
Algorithms and Analysis
Computing Theory
Database Systems
Merit
MC062 – Master of ComputingSchool of Computer Science & IT4 Stage A and B courses in MC0620.5 yearsMust obtain a CGPA of 2.0 or above.Merit
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Entrance requirements

You require English IELTS language test score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent, such as TOEFL (Paper based) = 580+ (TWE 4.5+), or TOEFL (Computer based) = 237+ (TWE 4.5+) or REW English for Academic Purposes Advanced 1&2.

Also a unit of mathematics equivalent to year 12 VCE standard Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society, which accredits Information and Communication Technology related programs that are offered by Australian universities, both onshore and offshore.

The School has a very strong Industry Advisory Committee that is the main link to industry. Membership includes staff from major IT companies with global and local presence.  The Committee meets quarterly and provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of Industry and has input into the design of new programs.

    Professional Associations: The Australian Computer Society has strong ties to the School with a senior member on our Industry Advisory Committee.

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    Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

    Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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    Library, IT and specialist resources

    Resources available from the Library
    As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you may access the services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

    You can find more information on Library resources and services at RIUV: http://library.rmit.edu.vn/
    You may also access many of the extensive collections of electronic resources and services provided from the RMIT University Library in Melbourne. Resources include e-books, electronic journals and newspapers and product data. Library subject guides and web based tutorials will support your learning. Electronic resources and the online Ask a Librarian reference service are accessible on and off campus 24 hours per day.  

    For more information on library resources and services from Melbourne go to http://www.rmit.edu.au/library

    Online learning tools and content:
    As a student enrolled in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the learning management system for the Vietnam campus: https://blackboard.rmit.edu.vn/webapps/login/

    Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
    RMIT International University Vietnam provides the following resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

    Services available:

    • transition to tertiary student learning
    • study skills, academic skills including academic literacy, writing for academic purposes, research, exam preparation and much more
    • career development and employment
    • living and wellbeing (including advice on health and personal matters)
    • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
    • opportunities for participating in community engagement, arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance.

     

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