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Programs IT/CS BCST Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Information Systems) (2014)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1805: Professional Engineering and IT
Core
6 INFO1103: Introduction to Programming
6 Select from Unit Block:
Year 1 Recommended
6 Select from Unit Block:
Junior Maths

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1601: Introduction to Computer Systems
Core
6 INFO1105: Data Structures


Note: INFO1905 (advanced version) can be taken as an alternate core unit to INFO1105.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Year 1 Recommended
6 Select from Unit Block:
Junior Maths

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP2129: Operating Systems and Machine Principles
Core
6 INFO2120: Database Systems 1


Note: INFO2820 (advanced version) can be taken as an alternate core unit to INFO2120.
Core
6 ISYS2140: Information Systems
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Intermediate Maths
Year 2 Recommended
or other units.

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP2007: Algorithms and Complexity


Note: COMP2907 (advanced version) can be taken as an alternate core unit to COMP2007.
Core
6 INFO2110: Systems Analysis and Modelling
6 Select from STAT2012: Statistical Tests
STAT2912: Statistical Tests (Advanced)
or other units.

Note: At least 6 credit points must be completed from 2000-level Mathematics and/or Statistics. STAT2012 or STAT2912 are strongly recommended.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Year 2 Recommended
or other units.

Note: Year 2 Recommended units also include all level-2000 ELEC, INFO, ISYS units and any level-2000 COMP units not already listed. See Faculty of Engineering/IT Unit of Study page at http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/students/view-units-page/did/742 for full list of ELEC2xxx, COMP2xxx, INFO2xxx, ISYS2xxx units of study. At least 6 credit points must be taken from these units in either first or second semester.

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO3402: Management of IT Projects and Systems
Core
6 ISYS3401: Analytical Methods & Information Systems
6 Select from Unit Block:
Year 3 Recommended A
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Year 3 Recommended A
Year 3 Recommended B
or other units.

Note: At least 24 credit points of Year 3 Recommended units of study must be taken across the year as a whole, with at least 12 credit points from Year 3 Recommended A. Students enrolled in the Computer Science/Information Systems double stream take 12 credit points from either Year 3 Recommended A or B plus INFO3220 in Semester 1 and COMP3615 in Semester 2.


Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ISYS3400: Information Systems Project
6 Select from Unit Block:
Year 3 Recommended A
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Year 3 Recommended A
Year 3 Recommended B
or other units.

Computer Science/Information Systems Double Stream

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP3615: Software Development Project
Core
6 INFO3220: Object Oriented Design

Note: Students enrolled in the Computer Science/Information Systems double stream take INFO3220 Object Oriented Design in Year 3 Semester 1 and COMP3615 Software Development Project in Year 3 Semester 2 in addition to core units INFO3402, ISYS3400 and ISYS3401. Elective requirements are correspondingly reduced from 24 to 12 credit points, taken from Year 3 Recommended A or B.

Block 1 - Junior Maths (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 15)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1001 Differential Calculus 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1003 Integral Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main

Note: Other Level-1000 Maths or Stats units may be taken depending on availability. See Science Faculty handbook for full list of MATH and STAT units at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks

Block 2 - Year 1 Recommended (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BUSS1001 Understanding Business 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Late
BUSS1002 The Business Environment 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC1103 Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 6 Semester 1
INFO1003 Foundations of Information Technology 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1903 Informatics (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
PHIL1012 Introductory Logic 6 Semester 2

Note: At least 12 credit points must be completed from these units or from additional MATH1xxx units.

Block 3 - Intermediate Maths (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH2061 Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus 6 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH2063 Math Computing and Nonlinear Systems 6 Semester 1
MATH2065 Partial Differential Equations (Intro) 6 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH2068 Number Theory and Cryptography 6 Semester 2
MATH2069 Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory 6 Semester 1
MATH2070 Optimisation and Financial Mathematics 6 Semester 2
STAT2012 Statistical Tests 6 Semester 2
STAT2912 Statistical Tests (Advanced) 6 Semester 2

Note: At least 6 credit points of Intermediate Math must be completed in either first or second semester.

Block 4 - Year 2 Recommended (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2022 Formal Languages & Logic 6 Semester 1
COMP2121 Principles of Distributed Systems and Networks 6 Semester 2
INFO2315 Introduction to IT Security 6 Semester 2
INFS2020 Business Process Modelling & Improvement 6 Semester 2

Note: Year 2 Recommended units also include all level-2000 ELEC, INFO, ISYS units and any level-2000 COMP units not already listed. See Faculty of Engineering/IT Unit of Study page at http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/students/view-units-page/did/742 for full list of ELEC2xxx, COMP2xxx, INFO2xxx, ISYS2xxx units of study. At least 6 credit points must be taken from these units in either first or second semester.

Block 5 - Year 3 Recommended A (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
INFO3220 Object Oriented Design 6 Semester 1
INFO3315 Human-Computer Interaction 6 Semester 2
INFO3404 Database Systems 2 6 Semester 2
INFO3406 Introduction to Data Analytics 6 Semester 2
INFO3504 Database Systems 2 (Adv) 6 Semester 2

Block 6 - Year 3 Recommended B (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP3109 Programming Languages and Paradigms 6 Semester 2
COMP3308 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 6 Semester 1
COMP3419 Graphics and Multimedia 6 Semester 1
COMP3520 Operating Systems Internals 6 Semester 1
COMP3530 Discrete Optimization 6 Semester 2
COMP3608 Intro. to Artificial Intelligence (Adv) 6 Semester 1
COMP3615 Software Development Project 6 Semester 2
INFS3040 Enterprise Systems & Integrated Business 6 Semester 1

Note: Year 3 Recommended B elective units also include any level-3000 INFO, ISYS, COMP unit and any level-3000 or above ELEC units. See Faculty of Engineering/IT Unit of Study page at http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/students/view-units-page/did/742 for full list of ELEC3/4xxx, COMP3xxx, INFO3xxx, ISYS3xxx units of study. Up to 12 credit points may be taken from these units.

Block 7 - Advanced alternatives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2907 Algorithms and Complexity (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
INFO1905 Data Structures (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
INFO2820 Database Systems 1 (Advanced) 6 Semester 1

Note: These units are advanced versions of core undergraduate units and are taken in place of them. INFO1905, INFO2820 and COMP2907 are advanced alternatives to INFO1105, INFO2120 and COMP2007 respectively. Department permission is required for enrollment each case.

Course: Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology (Information Systems) (2014)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 3.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology, a candidate must successfully complete 144 credit points, comprising at least 114 credit points from the core and recommended elective units listed here following the stream progression specified and including at least 18 credit points of selected Mathematics and Statistics units, with at least six credit points at 2000-level or above.

The Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology and Bachelor of Computer Science and Technology(Advanced) are governed by the course resolutions of the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, available at http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/resolutions/infotech2012/
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