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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 information and communication technologies major focuses on the hardware and network infrastructure on which computer systems are run. It covers topics such as networks and data communications, web-based technologies, database, security, and IT infrastructure management.

Sequence requirements

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

Five core units:

  • FIT1005 Networks and data communications
  • FIT1038 Introduction to information technology
  • FIT2065 Operating systems and unix
  • FIT2077 Database design
  • FIT2078 Introduction to security

Three elective units chosen from:

  • FIT2076 Web-database interface
  • FIT3003 Business intelligence and data warehousing
  • FIT3031 Network security
  • FIT3056 Secure and trusted software systems
  • FIT3130 Network design and deployment
  • FIT3148 Case studies in information and technology
  • FIT3149 Network administration

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Relevant Courses

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