Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

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Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 years
  Intake March August
  Tution Fees N/A

The Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology provides students with the knowledge and skills to be an information and communication technology professional, with particular skills in a chosen area. The course focuses on computer and network configurations, web and application programming, and database design and maintenance. Students also have the opportunity to specialise in a particular aspect of ICT-related work. This course is ideal for students who are seeking an ICT course with flexible outcomes.

Eligible students are able to complement their professional major with other studies in big data, mobile computing, multimedia design production, marketing, international business, organization management, human resources, science and robotics/electronics.

SUBJECTS

The main aim of the course is to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be an ICT professional with particular skills in a chosen area. Graduates will be prepared for immediate professional employment, or further studies at honours or postgraduate level.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • identify the need for ICT solutions, elicit information from the relevant stakeholders about the requirements for the solution and research and plan solutions according to the requirements identified
  • assess and analyse the appropriateness of methodologies and technologies for the design and implementation of ICT solutions
  • research, evaluate and discuss the suitability and procurement options of alternatives for a given purpose
  • identify and analyse situations that require investigations about methodologies, practices, technologies, ethical and legal issues and source the generic and specialised software tools used by IT professionals
  • communicate effectively using written and spoken English in a professional context, adapt personal interaction style to a given audience, work efficiently in a team, guide and direct other team members, identify the pertinent legal and ethical issues and be familiar with the generic and specialised software tools used by IT professionals
  • demonstrate problem-solving skills to apply technologies to new situations when implementing, maintaining, documenting and troubleshooting small-scale systems demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of the technologies that make up ICT infrastructure and articulate the relationships and interdependencies between technologies

In addition,

Software Technology major only: 

  • participate in a software development project, design and implement object-oriented software, including software for mobile applications and consider relevant security and usability aspects

Network Technology major only:

  • plan and deploy secure network systems utilising current practices in IP technologies, network security, and scalable server deployment

Course structure

For the successful completion of the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology, students are required to complete a total of 24 units (300 credit points) consisting of:

  • 8 units in core studies (100 credit points)
  • 8 units in major study (100 credit points)
  • 8 units in other studies (100 credit points)
  • 1 compulsory, not-for-credit unit, EDU10015 Careers in the Curriculum.

Units of study

Core Units

8 units (100 credit points)

Units Unit codes Credit points
Introduction to Programming COS10009 12.5
Introduction to Business Information Systems INF10003 12.5
Creating Web Applications COS10011 12.5
Database Analysis and Design INF10002 12.5
Problem Solving with ICT ICT10001 12.5
Information Technology Project Management INF30029 12.5
Professional Issues in IT ICT30005 12.5
Information Technology Project ICT30001 12.5
Major: Software Technology

8 units (100 credit points)

Units Unit codes Credit points
Network Administration TNE10005 12.5
Object-oriented Programming COS20007 12.5
User Centred Design COS20001 12.5
Development Project 1 – Tools and Practices SWE20001 12.5
Interface Design and Development COS30043 12.5
Software Development for Mobile Devices COS30017 12.5
Operating System Configuration COS20016 12.5
IT Security COS30015 12.5
Major: Network Technology

8 units (100 credit points)

Units Unit codes Credit points
Network Administration TNE10005 12.5
Networks and Switching TNE10006 12.5
User Centred Design COS20001 12.5
Network Routing Principles TNE20002 12.5
Web Application Development COS30020 12.5
IT Security COS30015 12.5
Operating System Configuration COS20016 12.5
Enterprise Network Server Administration TNE30018 12.5

 

Electives

8 units (100 credit points)

Choose from a list of approved units to complete 100 credit points/
https://www.swinburne.edu.my/current-students/manage-course/enrolment/elective-units.php

Minor: Big Data Analytics

4 units (50 credit points)

Units Unit codes Credit points
Introduction to Data Science COS10081 12.5
Applied Analytics in Business COS10082 12.5
Advanced Data Analytics COS20083 12.5
Big Data Architecture and Application COS20085 12.5

Co-major/minor in Social Media

8 units (100 credit points)

Units Unit codes Credit points
Innovation Cultures MDA10006 12.5
Professional Communication Practice COM10007 12.5
Digital Communities MDA20009 12.5
Networked Selves MDA20003 12.5
Sports /Advertising / Media MDA20011 12.5
New Media & Everyday Life MDA30014 12.5
Media & Communications Project B* MDA30007 12.5
Researching Social Media Publics MDA30012 12.5

CAREER PROSPCETS

There is a large number of job roles available for those with software development qualifications and experience including enterprise systems application developer, quality assurance analyst, project manager, multimedia developer, systems architect, business requirements analyst, technical writer, application integration specialist, user interface analyst, contract manager, data warehouse architect, data mining specialist and help desk manager.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Program Other Business major Accounting

Accounting & Finance

Finance
Design Engineering Bachelor of Information & Communication Technology Computer Science Science
Pre-requisite MA* or AM MA# or AM Preferably any art, design or media subject AM+PHY/CH  MA# or AM MAor AM MA**
+PHY/BIO/CH
STPM  2Ps 2Ps (GP2.33) 2Ps 2Ps 2Ps 2Ps 2Ps
UEC 5Bs 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs inclusive of pre-req 5Bs inclusive of pre-req
‘A’ Levels incorporating Cambridge, CGE, UK, Malaysia, Singapore, & UK – Min 3 ‘A’ Level passes required 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) 60 60 70 75 60 70 70
Australian Foundation (min overall %) 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%
Bangladesh Higher School Certificate 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
China Gao San 70% 70% 80% 85% 70% 80% 80%
GCC Thanawiya Amma + 1st year bachelor program 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70%
Middle East AL – Thanawaya (Kuwait, Oman, UAE & Saudi Arabia) 50% 50% 50% 60% 50% 60% 60%
Indian and Pakistan Year 12 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%
Indonesian SMA III 74% 74% 74% 74% 74% 74% 74%
Iran High School Diploma plus pre-university degree (1 year) 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65% 65%
International Baccalaureate IB Diploma (out of 6 subjects) 24 24 24 26 24 24 24
Kenya KCSE C+ C+ C+ C+ C+ C+ C+
Ontario CPU 60% 60% 70% 70% 60% 70% 70%
Sri Lankan A Levels  7  7  7  7  7 7  7
Vietnam Senior High School Year 12 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70% 70%

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Each Swinburne course has a minimum English language requirement for entry.

English Language qualification Foundation Diploma (2.5 year post SPM) Undergraduate
(all other majors)
Undergraduate
(major: Accounting | Accounting & Finance
Postgraduate: MBA(I), MCM Postgraduate: Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma (TESOL) Postgraduate: MA (TESOL)
IELTS 5.5 (no individual band below 5.0) 5.0 (no individual band below 5.0) 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.0 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0) 6.5 (no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet based)a 65 60 75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 75 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20) 79 (Reading no less than 20, Writing no less than 18) 79 (Reading no less than 18, Writing no less than 20)
SPM C C B*  
UEC B4 B4 B3* and B4*  
1119 C C B*  
MUET 4 4 4 4  
GCE ‘O’ Level** C C B* B*  
GCE ‘A’ Level and AS Level# C C C C  
International Baccalaureate Minimum of 4 in English A1 or A2 (Higher and Standard Levels) or
Minimum of 5 in English B (Higher Level)
 
Common European Framework B1 B1 B2 B2 B2 B3 B3
C1 Advanced
(formerly known
as Cambridge
English Advanced:
CAE)
154, no band less than 154 154, no band less than 154 169, no band less than 169 169, no band less than 169 176, no band less than 169 176, no band less than 169 185, no band less
than 176
PTE Academic 36 with no communicative
skill score less than 36
36 with no communicative
skill score less than 36
50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50 66 with no communicative skill score less than 58

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