UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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B Information Technology/B Business

University of Newcastle

CampusType of
place
UAC codePattern of attendance 2013 cut-offStart dateMajor offer round
Newcastle – Callaghan CSP  480637  4F/EqP 81.50 3 Mar 2014 16 Jan 2014

For information about when you'll need to apply to be considered in each offer round refer to UAC applications and offer round dates. Check the course search for the most recent final closing date.

Assumed knowledge: Any two units of English. Mathematics, while not essential, could be helpful in some majors. If you have limited knowledge in these subjects you should enrol in bridging courses offered by the University's English Language and Foundation Studies Centre before you start the program. Read 'Bridging courses' for further information.

Major studies: Double major in business information, communication and technology, and international business; or a double major in business information, communication and technology management, and management.

Practical experience: Students work on industry-relevant tasks and case studies throughout the degree. Students also complete a compulsory IT project, project management, working with a team in the development, management and implementation of the project with an actual industry partner.

Honours: A further year of full-time (or eqv part-time) study to obtain an honours degree is available to high-achieving students in either business or information technology. Honours is highly regarded by potential employers, and provides entry into a research career.

Professional recognition: Graduates may be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Computer Society (ACS), which is the recognised association for information and communications technology (ICT) professionals.

Career opportunities: Examples include business data analyst, information analyst, business analyst, project manager, IT manager, and chief information officer.

Additional information: This degree provides professional training in all areas associated with the analysis, design, implementation, integration, maintenance and management of systems involving the application of IT as well as a broad selection of business management including marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship and management of enterprises in the local and global context.

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