Bachelor of Information Technology - Network and Cybersecurity Systems

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) has been designed with modern electronic communication in mind - from optic fibre technology and cloud computing through to the latest in social networking and the use of social media in business. This includes knowledge of computer security, communications technology and its administration, network engineering, enterprise systems, and social and information networks. The degree offers an optional industry based practicum, this can be from 13 weeks to a full-year in industry. Students can complete their degree having gained first-hand industry experience. The demand for graduates able to design, implement, maintain and manage networked computer systems is growing rapidly. Potential occupations include network designer, network administrator and manager.

Structure

The first year focuses on core studies in Fundamentals of Computing, Computer Programming 1, Database Modelling and Knowledge Engineering, Software Engineering Principles and Practice, Crime and Criminology, Professional Skills, Networks and Cybersecurity. These skills are then extended in second year with core study of Web-Based Systems Development, Operating Systems, Cybersecurity, Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician, Cisco Certified Network Associate and Computer Networks. Third year then extends this further with studies in Enterprise Information Security, Enterprise Cloud Systems, Interactive Computer Systems, Network Engineering and Project Management for Engineering and Science. Students across this course also have the ability to select from option topics that they may have an interest within.

Subjects

  • Network Systems, Information Security, Network Engineering, Communication Technologies.

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent qualifications
  • Or mature age entry (STAT)
  • Or TAFE/VET qualifications
  • Or higher education transfers
  • Or completion of a foundation studies program
  • Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods.

Recognition

This degree is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

Study pathways

Honours is available.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Bedford Park International: $93,600
  • ATAR: 70
Yes No information available

Further information

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Network and Cybersecurity Systems) may also be studied in a combined degree program with another Bachelor degree in the College of Science and Engineering where the combination meets the requirements of the credit transfer policy Bachelor of Criminology

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