Faculty of Information Technology
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This unit introduces students to the value of information within today's society and the critical role played by information technology to gather, generate, store, process and distribute information. The unit will familiarise students with hardware, operating systems, business-oriented software such as spreadsheets and databases, systems development, decision making, networks, communication, the Internet, e-commerce and recent developments in the World Wide Web. Students will be given the opportunity to develop their own information systems using common tools such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access and Mashup editor tools.
At the completion of this unit, students will have -
Knowledge and understanding of:
Developed skills in:
Developed attitudes that enable them to:
Examination (2 hours): 50%; Assignments: 50%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
See also Unit timetable information
BUS1010, CSE1200, CSE1720, COT1130, COT1720, IMS1000.
This unit is prohibited to all students enrolled in any degree of the Faculty of Information Technology, including double degrees in which this Faculty is a partner.