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Monash University Handbook 2011 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 byCaulfield School of Information Technology


The applications development major focuses on the technologies and techniques used to create computer-based systems and the development processes used in the construction of large-scale systems. It covers all aspects of the development process ranging from systems analysis and design to programming and implementation.

Sequence requirements

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

Six core units:

Two elective units chosen from:

  • FIT2009 Data structures and algorithms
  • FIT2024 Software engineering practice
  • FIT2049 Games programming with C++
  • FIT2071 Algorithms and data structures with C++
  • FIT3027 Mobile systems development
  • FIT3056 Secure and trusted software systems
  • FIT3138 Real-time enterprise systems

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Relevant Courses

  • 3334 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • 3906 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems