Diploma of Information Technology

Course Code

103121

Version

1

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

Nil

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Diplomas.

English Language Requirements

 

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

BU1005:03  Personal and Professional Skills in Business

MA1020:03  Preparatory Mathematics

CP1200:03  Introduction to Programming 1

CP1030:03  IT Fundamentals

CP1500:03  Conceptual Modelling

CP1300:03  Introduction to Programming 2

Options

Select 6 credit points from BU and CP level 1 subjects

BU1002:03  Accounting for Decision Making

BU1003:03  Economics for Business

BU1004:03  Management, People and Organisations

BU1008:03  Marketing Fundamentals

BU1009:03  Business Information Systems

CP1005:03  Business and IT Interface

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Townsville

 

Cairns

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

5 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the course and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 3 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 8 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Candidates who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Bachelor of Information Technology, and may be granted advanced standing for subjects completed under this course.