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Programs IT/CS IT(UG)2014 BIT Bachelor of Information 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 Electives
or other units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Junior Maths


Note: MATH1001 and MATH1002 are recommended for first semester.

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 Electives
or other units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Junior Maths


Note: MATH1003 and MATH1005 are recommended for second semester.

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 Electives
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 INFS2020: Business Process Modelling & Improvement
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.
6 Select from STAT2012: Statistical Tests
STAT2912: Statistical Tests (Advanced)
or other units.

Note: For BIT single degree students, at least 6 credit points must be completed from 2000-level Mathematics and/or Statistics. STAT2012 or STAT2912 are strongly recommended.

Year 3 - Semester 1

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

Note: At least 18 credit points of Year 3 Recommended units of study must be completed 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, replacing the other 6 credit points with INFO3220.


Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
12 INFO3600: Major Development Project (Advanced)
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
Year 3 Recommended Electives A
Year 3 Recommended Electives B
or other units.

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
18 Select from Unit Block:
Year 4 Recommended Electives A
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Year 4 Recommended Electives A
Year 4 Recommended Electives B

Note: Students in the BIT Pass degree must complete at least 48 credit points of electives across Year 4 including at 36 credit points from the Year 4 Recommended A list. The remaining 12 credit points may be taken either from these units or from Year 4 Recommended B.


Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
18 Select from Unit Block:
Year 4 Recommended Electives A
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Year 4 Recommended Electives A
Year 4 Recommended Electives B

BIT Honours

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO4991: IT Research Thesis A
Core
12 INFO4992: IT Research Thesis B
Core
0 INFO4999: Computer Science Honours Result
Core
6 INFO5993: IT Research Methods
List
24 Select from Unit Blocks Year 4 Recommended Electives A
Year 4 Recommended Electives B

Note: Students may enrol in the Honours course after completion of 144 credit points, if they meet the specified entry conditions. To qualify for admission to the honours year a candidate should (a) have qualified for the pass degree or equivalent, (b) have an ISWAM of at least 65 and (c) have Head of School permission. Students in BIT(Honours) must complete 24 credit points of honours core units plus 24 credit points from the Year 4 Recommended elective list.

Computer Science/Information Systems Double Stream

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO3220: Object Oriented Design

Note: For BIT single degree students in the Computer Science/Information Systems double stream, take INFO3220 Object Oriented Design in Year 3 in addition to core units INFO3402, INFO3600 and ISYS3401. Elective requirements for Year 3 are correspondingly reduced from 24 to 18 credit points.

For BIT combined degree students, NO Computer Science/Information Systems Double Stream is offered.

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: 12 credit points of Level 1000 Maths are required for the Bachelor of Information Technology. MATH1001 and MATH1002 are recommended for first semester and MATH1003 and MATH1005 for second semester. See Science Faculty handbook for full list of MATH and STAT units at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks

Block 2 - Year 1 Recommended Electives (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: Up to 12 credit points may 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 Electives (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 Electives 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 Electives 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 COMP, INFO, ISYS units of study at level-3000 and any ELEC unit at level-3000 or above. 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 ELEC, COMP, INFO and ISYS units of study. Up to 12 credit points may be taken from these units.

Block 7 - Year 4 Recommended Electives A (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 48)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Statistical Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5318 Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5347 Web Application Development 6 Semester 1
COMP5348 Enterprise Scale Software Architecture 6 Semester 1
COMP5415 Multimedia Design and Authoring 6 Semester 2
COMP5416 Advanced Network Technologies 6 Semester 2
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5425 Multimedia Retrieval 6 Semester 1
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics 6 Summer Main
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
INFO6012 Information Technology Strategy and Value 6 Semester 2
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1

Note: The Bachelor of Information Technology requires at least 48 credit points of Year 4 electives including at least 36 credit points from the Year 4 Recommended A list. These comprise COMP, INFO, ISYS units of study at 5000-level or above. The remaining 12 credit points may be taken either from these units or from Year 4 Recommended B list below.

Block 8 - Year 4 Recommended Electives B (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ELEC5508 Wireless Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5514 Networked Embedded Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5618 Software Quality Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5620 Model Based Software Engineering 6 Semester 2

Note: Up to 12 credit points may be taken from these units.

Block 10 - Advanced Alternative Units

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 Information Technology (Information Systems) (2014)
CP Required: 192
Min FT Duration: 4.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: School of Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Requirements: 1. Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) are required to gain credit for 192 credit points from the units of study set out including: (a) No more than 72 credit points of units at 1000-level and (b) at least 90 credit points from 3000-level and above units for single degree but 78 credit points from 3000-level and above units for combined degree, including 78cp of listed core and recommended electives.

2. Candidates in the BIT degree must maintain a credit average in each year of enrolment. If this level of result is not achieved candidates will be transferred to the BCST degree program.

3. Students enrolled in the Computer Science/Information Systems double stream must also complete ISYS2140 Introduction to Information Systems and ISYS3401 Analytical Methods and Information Systems as a core unit of study from the CS stream.

4. The BIT may be awarded as an honours degree. Students may enrol in the Honours course after completion of 144 credit points, if they meet the specified entry conditions. To qualify for admission to the honours year a candidate should (a) have qualified for the pass degree or equivalent, (b) have an ISWAM of at least 65 and (c) have Head of School permission. Students in BIT(Honours) must complete 24 credit points of honours core units plus 24 credit points from the Year 4 Recommended elective list.

5. The Bachelor of Information Technology is 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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