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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Information Technology component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Information Technology
Offered byGippsland School of Information Technology
South Africa School of Information Technology
Campus(es)Gippsland, South Africa
Course coordinatorAssociate Professor Kai Ming Ting (Gippsland and off-campus); Mr Neil Manson (South Africa)


  • This major is also offered in off-campus learning (OCL) mode.


This major is ideal for technically-minded problem solvers who like to get behind the scenes and work within and across networks and web technologies and the applications that drive them. This major provides essential IT knowledge and skills to prepare graduates for careers in fields such as e-commerce, application software development, systems analysis and design, network management and database design. This major offers specialist units in networks, data communications and web programming.


To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems with a major in applications development and networks, students must complete the course requirements outlined below.

Compulsory units

Level one
Level two
Level three
  • FIT3028 Multimedia concepts and applications or FIT3130 Computer network design and deployment
  • FIT3037 Software engineering
  • FIT3046 Operating environments
  • FIT3047 Industrial experience project (part 1)
  • FIT3048 Industrial experience project (part 2)

Further Information Technology units

Students take six points of level three Information Technology units offered by the Faculty of Information Technology.

Elective units

Students complete 36 points of electives, of which no more than 24 points may be taken at level one; the remaining units must be at level two or three. These electives may be taken from within the Faculty of Information Technology or from any other faculty of Monash University.

Relevant Courses

  • 3334 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 3911 Bachelor of Arts (Communication)/Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 3831 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems