Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security)

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Course Information

Course Name

Bachelor of Information Technology ( Networking and Security)

Course CRICOS Code

092055A

Duration (Part Time)

N/A

Duration (Full Time)

3 years

2018 Course Fees

23,700

Intake Dates

March, July, November

University

Federation University Australia

Campus

Melbourne

Faculty

of Science & Technology

 

English Language Requirement from November 2018 Intake
Overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 5.5, or equivalent

 

Academic Entry Requirements 
Successful completion of Australian Year 12 or overseas equivalent including final year Mathematics

Program Outline

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Networking and Security) enables you to  -  

Equip yourself with critical knowledge in data and network security. Employment in this area has experienced strong growth over the last 10 years. Your specialization in security will allow you to be on the frontline of the war in cyberspace and to become familiar with the methods attackers use. You will learn to investigate how security breaches occur, how private information is vulnerable and ways to protect it. You will develop an understanding of the security models provided by major operating systems involved in modern computer networks. Through lecture and lab work you will delve into networks, their protocols and hardware and investigate how these systems can be vulnerable to a malicious attack.

Throughout the program, you will become familiar with the latest developments in IT, and understand the different types of information technology tools and their applications. You will develop an understanding of the organizational settings in which security systems are used, and recognize the threats and opportunities of technology in business.

Career Opportunities

The constantly expanding information infrastructure has opened up many career opportunities for information systems graduates, ranging from the very technical to the very business-oriented.  A variety of career opportunities exist in small, medium and large business and government in the major areas of Network administrator, Ethical Hacker, ICT security specialist, Network architecture and designer, Network and security officer and product security manager.

Professional recognition

 This course was accredited to the Professional Level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) to 2016 and is being considered for re-accreditation in 2017. Visit the website for more information.

Plan Term
Sequence
Plan Course[ ] = Pre-requisite, { } = Co-requisite, ( ) = Exclusion Study Course
Year Semester 1
1 ITECH1001 COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY [BCS](ITECH5001) ITECH1001 
1 ITECH1100 UNDERSTANDING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION ITECH1100
1 ITECH1101 IT PROBLEM SOLVING ITECH1101
1 ITECH1102 NETWORKING AND SECURITY ITECH1102
1 ITECH3000 IT PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT ITECH3000
  Semester 2
1 ITECH1103 BIG DATA AND ANALYTICS ITECH1103
1 ITECH1104 CLOUD AND ENTERPRISE COMPUTING(ITECH2201) ITECH1104
1 ITECH2000 MOBILE DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS [ITECH1101](ITECH1300) ITECH2000
1 ITECH2001 GAME DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS [ITECH1101] {ITECH1000 or ITECH1300 or ITECH2000} ITECH2001
  Semester 3
2 GENERAL ELECTIVE 1
2 ITECH2002 SYSTEMS MODELLING [ITECH1100](ITECH2101) ITECH2002
2 ITECH2003 WEB DESIGN [ITECH1100] ITECH2003
2 ITECH2301 NETWORK ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN [ITECH1102] ITECH2304
  Semester 4
2 GENERAL ELECTIVE 2
2 ITECH2004 DATA MODELLING [ITECH1103] ITECH2004 
2 ITECH2250 IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES [ITECH1001 and at least 7 computing courses](ITECH3213 and ITECH5213) ITECH2250
2 ITECH2300 MOBILE NETWORKS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS [ITECH1002 or ITECH1102]  ITECH2305
  Semester 5
3 GENERAL ELECTIVE 3
3 ITECH3001 USER EXPERIENCE [ITECH1103 and ITECH2003] ITECH3001 
3 ITECH3208 PROJECT 1 [ITECH2002 or ITECH2101 or ITECH2250 or ITECH3213] {ITECH2003 or ITECH2106 or ITECH3201} ITECH3101 
3 ITECH3215 INFORMATION SECURITY [60 CREDIT POINTS OF PREVIOUS STUDY IN TOTAL, WITH AT LEAST 30 CREDIT POINTS BEING ITECH COURSES](CP705 and CP834) ITECH3208
  Semester 6
3 GENERAL ELECTIVE 4
3 ITECH3002 PROFESSIONALISM AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP [ITECH2004 and ITECH2250](ITECH3203) ITECH3002
3 ITECH3100 CLOUD AND MOBILE SECURITY [ITECH1102](ITECH3300) ITECH3103
3 ITECH3209 PROJECT 2 [ITECH3208] ITECH3209

 

*As they are subject to staff availability, there is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular semester. *All units are subject to change through the processes of regular course revision. 

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