UAC Undergraduate Course Description

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Undergraduate course description table
CourseCampusType of
UAC codePattern of
Course start dateMajor offer round
B Information Technology/B Business Newcastle – Callaghan CSP 483050 4F/EqP 75.70 23 Feb 2015
27 Jul 2015
21 Jan 2015
24 Jun 2015

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Assumed knowledge: Any two units of English.

Recommended studies: Mathematics. If you have limited knowledge in this subject you should enrol in a bridging course 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 international business and enterprise information technology or a double major in management and enterprise information technology. Note that the double major in international business and enterprise information technology is not available at Ourimbah. For details visit

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

Honours: Available as an additional year (or part-time eqv) to meritorious students in either business or information technology. Honours is highly regarded by potential employers, and may provide entry into a research career.

Professional recognition: Graduates may be eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Computer Society, which is the recognised association for information and communications technology 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 subjects including marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship and management of enterprises in the local and global context.

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Applicants should note that under the revised Australian Qualifications Framework some programs with Honours are four year programs available with direct entry and other programs are three year end-on Honours programs that require a 3 year Bachelor degree for admission. Check the course descriptions carefully.

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