Diploma of Information Technology - ICT50118

Federation University Australia

Subjects you can Study:

Work effectively in the digital media industry; Implement security for applications; Develop website information architecture; Design ICT system security controls; Manage the testing process; Develop complex 3-D software for games and interactive media; Develop intermediate 3-D software for games and interactive media; Design and implement an integrated server solution; Model data processes; Animate a 3-D character for digital games; Create web-based programs; Develop configuration management protocols; Manage an enterprise virtual computing environment; Implement and evaluate systems for regulatory and standards compliance; Monitor the system pilot; Edit screen content for fast turnaround; Complete digital editing for the 3-D and digital effects environment; Manage network security; Build advanced user interface; Establish and maintain client user liaison; Prepare for the build phase of an ICT system; Model preferred system solutions; Use site server tools for transaction management; Produce a feasibility report; Analyse information and assign meta tags; Build a document using eXtensible markup language; Incorporate and edit digital video; Monitor and support data conversion to new ICT system; Coordinate the build phase of an ICT system; Deploy an application to a production environment; Perform basic vision and sound editing; Install, configure and test a payment gateway; Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation; Apply digital texturing for the 3-D environment in digital games; Design and create models for a 3-D and digital effects environment; Analyse business opportunities in the digital games environment; Design and create advanced particles, fluids and bodies for 3-D digital effects; Perform systems tests; Develop high-level object-oriented class specifications; Install and upgrade operating systems; Implement quality assurance process for websites; Develop, implement and evaluate an incident response plan; Create and combine 3-D digital games and components; Build a dynamic website; Configure and manage advanced virtual computing environments; Collaborate in the design of 3-D game levels and environments; Maintain functionality of legacy code programs; Debug and monitor applications; Create design concepts for digital games and 3-D media; Prepare games for different platforms and delivery modes; Install, test and evaluate pilot version of ICT system; Update ICT system operational procedures; Create dynamic web pages; Implement secure encryption technologies; Gather data to identify business requirements; Manage testing of games and interactive media; Ensure a safe workplace; Design interactive 3-D applications for scientific and mathematical modelling; Create and implement designs for a 3-D games environment; Build decks using wireless markup language; Create interactive 3-D environments for digital games; Produce basic client-side script for dynamic web pages; Design application architecture; Originate and develop concepts; Determine best-fit topology for a wide area network; Determine appropriate ICT strategies and solutions; Design and configure desktop virtualisation; Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise routers; Research and apply emerging web technology trends; Record and mix a basic music demo; Create mashups; Identify and resolve network problems; Design, build and test a network server; Employ specialised imaging technologies; Review developed software; Build using rapid application development; Apply advanced object-oriented language skills; Develop complex cascading style sheets; Develop detailed component specifications from project specifications; Produce sound recordings; Select new technology models for business; Build Java applets; Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability; Determine best-fit topology for a local network; Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions; Configure an internet gateway; Review and manage delivery of maintenance services; Develop integration blueprint for ICT systems; Customise a complex ICT content management system; Provide client ICT support services; Validate quality and completeness of system design specifications; Design e-learning resources; Identify and manage the implementation of current industry specific technologies; Minimise risk of new technologies to business solutions; Install and configure network access storage devices; Design digital simulations; Implement process re-engineering strategies; Apply advanced programming skills in another language; Implement and use web services; Prepare for application development using current methods; Design an enterprise wireless local area network; Manage interactive media production; Plan process re-engineering strategies for business; Create a markup language document to specification; Integrate multiple data sources into interactive 3-D environments; Create complex 3-D characters for games; Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills; Configure, verify and troubleshoot WAN links and IP services in a medium enterprise network; Manage technical art and rigging in 3-D animation; Create a complex 3-D interactive computer game; Install and manage complex ICT networks; Maintain custom software; Design and implement a security perimeter for ICT networks; Manage a project using software management tools; Manage ICT projects; Install and maintain valid authentication processes; Manage ICT security; Develop detailed test plans; Build a graphical user interface; Manage system security; Develop complex web page layouts; Administer business websites and servers; Research and review hardware technology options for organisations; Confirm transition strategy for a new system; Monitor and troubleshoot virtual computing environments; Animate physical attributes of models and elements; Perform ICT data conversion; Integrate database with online game; Model data objects; Install an enterprise virtual computing environment; Verify client business requirements; Install, operate and troubleshoot medium enterprise switches; Configure an enterprise virtual computing environment; Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans; Design an ICT security framework; Prioritise ICT change requests; Review and develop ICT maintenance strategy; Create complex code for mobile game devices; Develop and conduct client acceptance test; Develop advanced mobile multi-touch applications; Use network tools; Design digital applications; Develop, implement and evaluate system and application security; Produce a digital animation sequence

Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Rowan (Rural Science)
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
Brisbane
SMB (Ballarat)
Wimmera (Horsham)
Camp Street (Ballarat)
Gippsland (Churchill)
Berwick
Wendouree (Rural Science)

Federation University Australia is a modern, progressive university providing high-quality vocational and higher education across a national and international network of campuses.

With a distinguished history dating back to 1870, we are the third-oldest higher education provider in Australia.

Our aim is to make a real difference to the lives of every student as well as the communities we help build and are proud to be part of.

As a dual-sector university, we deliver a wide range of programs through higher education and TAFE, so you can find the right pathway to career success.

Our campuses are closely connected with local communities — providing more options for work-based learning and graduate employment — further enhancing our university regions.

Join our diverse community of 25,000 students, and gain access to networks across our campuses in Victoria (Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera), Brisbane, and with partner providers in Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia.

Our areas of study are categorised into seven broad fields – education, business, engineering, information technology, arts, nursing and health and life sciences. Choose a topic of interest in any field — from primary education, criminal justice, visual arts and accounting to civil engineering, games development, occupational therapy, sports science and psychology.

With such a wide range of options available, you’ll have the ability to explore your passions and shape who you are to influence your future.

Research conducted at Federation University is world-class. Under the Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) rankings, we have achieved the highest possible five-out-of-five rating in seven research areas:

  • Nursing
  • Human movement and sports science
  • Environmental sciences
  • Applied mathematics
  • Clinical sciences
  • Civil engineering
  • Environmental science and management

A further 11 research areas are ranked above or equal to world standard.

We host Australia’s largest regional technology park accommodating more than 30 companies, including its signature tenant, IBM. The University’s Tech Park Central, in the heart of Ballarat, enables businesses to have a presence at our School of Mines Ballarat (SMB) campus.

Tech Park Central gives our students access to invaluable workplace experience in global organisations. It also helps foster international research collaborations focused on solving real-world problems and making a difference in people’s lives.

Our students have the opportunity to stay on campus with a range of residential options. Other features of our campuses include cafes, art galleries, an indoor swimming pool and gym, childcare facilities, and range of events and clubs.

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