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ProgramsIT/CSIT(UG)2014ITComb(prev)BIT/BAInformation Technology (Computer Science)/Arts (2014)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6ENGG1805: Professional Engineering and IT
Core
6INFO1103: Introduction to Programming
6Maths Level 1000 Units


Note:  MATH1001 and MATH1002 are recommended for first semester.
6Arts Units


Note:  For the Bachelor of Arts component, students are required to complete a total of 84 credit points of Table A units as listed in the handbook of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including a major from Table A and a minimum 54 credit points of 2000/3000 level units of study. The Table A units of study list can be found online at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/arts/

Year 1 - Semester 2

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


Note:  INFO1105 can be replaced by the more advanced alternative INFO1905 with department permission.
6Maths Level 1000 Units


Note:  MATH1003 and MATH1005 are recommended for second semester.
6Arts Units

Year 2 - Semester 1

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


Note:  INFO2820 advanced version) can be taken as an alternative to INFO2120 with departmental permission.
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6Select from
Maths Level 2000 Units
IT Level 2000 Recommended Electives
6Arts Units

Year 2 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6COMP2007: Algorithms and Complexity


Note:  COMP2907 advanced version) can be taken as an alternative to COMP2007 with departmental permission.
Core
6INFO2110: Systems Analysis and Modelling
6Arts Units
List
6Select from
Maths Level 2000 Units
IT Level 2000 Recommended Electives

Year 3 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6INFO3220: Object Oriented Design
Core
6INFO3402: Management of IT Projects and Systems
6IT Level 3000 Recommended Electives
6Arts Units

Year 3 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
12INFO3600: Major Development Project (Advanced)
6IT Level 3000 Recommended Electives
6Arts Units

Year 4 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
12Select from
Arts Units
12Select from
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A


Note:  At least 48 credit from IT Level 5000 Recommended Units are required across the final two years, including at least 36 credit points from IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A. Students in the BIT Honours program select INFO5993, INFO4991, INFO4992, INFO4999 across two consecutive semesters in place of 24 credit points of IT Level 5000 units.

Year 4 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
12Select from
Arts Units
12Select from
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A

Year 5 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
12Select from
Arts Units
List
12Select from
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives B

Year 5 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
12Select from
Arts Units
List
12Select from
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives B

Block 1 - Maths Level 1000 Units (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 - Maths Level 2000 Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH2063 Math Computing and Nonlinear Systems 6 Semester 1
MATH2069 Discrete Mathematics and Graph Theory 6 Semester 1
STAT2012 Statistical Tests 6 Semester 2
STAT2912 Statistical Tests (Advanced) 6 Semester 2

Note: Other Level-2000 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 3 - IT Level 2000 Recommended Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2022 Programming Languages, Logic and Models 6 Semester 2
COMP2121 Principles of Distributed Systems and Networks 6 Semester 2

Note: This group comprises all level-2000 COMP, INFO and ISYS 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 COMP2xxx, INFO2xxx, ISYS2xxx units of study.

Block 4 - IT Level 3000 Recommended Electives (Min CP: 12,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
Semester 2
COMP3456 Computational Methods for Life Sciences 6
COMP3520 Operating Systems Internals 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP3530 Discrete Optimization 6 Semester 2
COMP3608 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (Adv) 6 Semester 1

Note: Two of these units (12 credit points) are required.

Block 5 - IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 48)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
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 [Not running in 2017] 6 Semester 2
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 & Value 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S2 Intensive
S1 Intensive
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1

Note: The Bachelor of Information Technology requires at least 48 credit points of Level 5000 IT electives including at least 36 credit points from the 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 IT Level 5000 Recommended B list below.

Block 6 - IT Level 5000 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 7 - IT Advanced Alternatives 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.

Block 8 - Arts Units (Min CP: 84,Max CP: 84)

Note: For the Bachelor of Arts component, students are required to complete a total of 84 credit points of Table A units as listed in the handbook of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including a major from Table A and a minimum 54 credit points of 2000/3000 level units of study. The Table A units of study list can be found online at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/arts/

Course: Information Technology (Computer Science)/Arts (2014)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 5.00 Years
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the combined degree, a candidate must successfully complete 240 credit points, comprising:

(a) 156 credit points in the Bachelor of Information Technology stream the candidate is pursuing, comprising 144 credit points of Core and Select Core units plus 12 credit points of electives in accordance with the Bachelor of Information Technology Table for that stream.

(b) for the Bachelor of Arts component, 84 credit points of Table A units as listed in the handbook of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, including a major from Table A and a minimum 54 credit points of 2000/3000 level units of study. The Table A units of study list can be found online at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/arts/units_of_study/table_a.shtml

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.

Through the units in this table candidates may substitute an advanced equivalent for a non- advanced unit mentioned. They may also substitute an appropriate unit from the Advanced Engineering program of the Faculty of Engineering; or the Talented Student Program of the Faculty of Science; if they are eligible to enrol in such units.

For details of degree resolutions see Faculty Handbooks at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks
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