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B-SCIT

Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)

Bachelor degree

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  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)
  • Duration
    3 years full-time
  • Credit
    600
  • Location
    Curtin University Dubai,  Curtin Mauritius
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New-to-Curtin applicants for first semester 2023 apply through TISC. See TISC application deadlines.
You may also be able to apply directly to Curtin from 16 January 2023 if places are still available.

2023

Trimester 1

On campus

Trimester 3

On campus

2024

Trimester 3

On campus

2025

Trimester 3

On campus

2023

Semester 1

On campus

Semester 2

On campus

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Why study Bachelor of Science (Information Technology) at Curtin?

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Outline

Outline

This course provides a coverage of aspects modern computing and computer networks. It covers fundamental programming and security knowledge as well as specializing in network programming and other aspects of distributed computing. The course teaching Python as a tool for learning programming Linux skills are taught throughout the course and emphasis is placed on learning the basics before moving onto advanced topics. Graduates from the course will have sound knowledge of computer systems and processes involved in software development and maintenance. The aim of this major is to prepare the students for the areas of ICT stated to be most in demand and for positions that are most difficult to fill. On completion of the three year degree, students who have performed well will be eligible to complete an extra year of study to obtain an honours qualification, BH-SCNCE Bachelor of Science (Honours). The research focus of an Honours degree provides a pathway for career advancement at a higher level than the base degree. Students who perform well in the this course can apply for transfer to the Bachelor of Computing course, although acceptance is not automatic.

What you'll learn

  • apply computer networking concepts to develop solutions and protect systems related to information technology
  • evaluate information technologies in a manner that is appropriate for a given problem and think critically and creatively to generate innovative and optimum theoretical and practical solutions
  • identify, evaluate and synthesise information from a range of technology sources to optimise the process of network design and implementation
  • document information technology activities and artefacts and communicate them in written and oral form to both technical and non-technical audiences and communicate effectively in ways appropriate to the audience and purpose
  • effectively use new and existing technologies, recognising their advantages and limitations
  • sustain intellectual curiosity by updating their knowledge, engage in continuous training and research, and take control of their own learning and development
  • recognise and apply IEEE/ACM/ACS standards and best practice in process software design and development
  • contribute to society using technology in an ethical, legal, and socially responsible manner
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

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Fees & charges

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Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2023

Trimester 1
  • On campus
Trimester 3
  • On campus

2024

Trimester 3
  • On campus

2025

Trimester 3
  • On campus
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2023

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

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The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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