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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any 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
CoordinatorDr Jefferson Tan


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


NOTE: This area of study entry has had one or more changes made to it since publication on 1 October 2012. For details of changes, please consult the 2013 Handbook change register2013 Handbook change register (

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.


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

Major in information and communications technologies

Students complete:

Six core units:

Two units chosen from:

  • FIT2076 Web-database interface
  • FIT3003 Business intelligence and data warehousing
  • FIT3031 Information and network security
  • FIT3056 Secure and trusted software systems
  • FIT3130 Computer network design and deployment
  • FIT3149 Network administration

Minor in information and communications technologies

Students complete:

Contact details

Relevant courses

3334 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems