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Acquire core ‘in demand’ computing skills and knowledge to succeed in the digital age.
This course provides you with a basic introduction to information technology, computing and related fields. You will learn the fundamental skills needed to work in the area of computing, including understanding data quality issues, programming, and the technologies behind the Internet. Information technology and computing professionals are in high demand, and skilled computing professional have access to large and diverse employment opportunities in areas such as technology, business, cybersecurity, e-health, mining, defence, government and entertainment.
Information technology and computing professionals are in high demand and skilled computing professional have access to large and diverse employment opportunities in areas such as technology, business, cyber security, e-health, mining, defence, government, and entertainment.
Applicants must satisfy the University of Newcastle English language proficiency requirements.
Applicants must be turning 18 or older in 2021.
Current senior secondary students are not eligible for admission.
Additional selection criteria: Applicants who have completed senior secondary studies are eligible for admission.
Applicants who have completed a minimum of 2 units of study are eligible for admission.
Applicants who have completed a VET program at Certificate I or higher are eligible for admission.
The University of Newcastle accepts a range of qualifications, including STAT tests, enabling/pathway programs, professional qualifications, employment experience, and Australian Defence Force experience. For more information, visit Getting in to the University of Newcastle and University admission criteria.
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