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Information Technology (Information Systems)/Arts (2013)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2013.


1. Overview

Course: Information Technology (Information Systems)/Arts (2013)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012

2. 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

3. Semesters

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:
Arts 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/
6 Select from Unit Block:
Maths Level 1000 Units


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: INFO1105 can be replaced by the more advanced alternative INFO1905 with department permission.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Maths Level 1000 Units


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 alternative to INF2120 with departmental permission.
Core
6 ISYS2140: Information Systems
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
IT Level 2000 Recommended Electives
Arts 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
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Maths Level 2000 Units
IT Level 2000 Recommended Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 INFO3402: Management of IT Projects and Systems
Core
6 ISYS3401: Information Technology Evaluation
6 Select from Unit Block:
IT Level 3000 Recommended Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
12 INFO3600: Major Development Project (Advanced)
6 Select from Unit Block:
IT Level 3000 Recommended Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
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.
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives B
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives A
IT Level 5000 Recommended Electives B
12 Select from Unit Block:
Arts Units

4. Pathways

Honours Program

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

5. Unit Blocks

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

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.

Block 2 - Maths Level 2000 Units (Max CP: 6)

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 (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP2022 Models of Computation 6 Semester 2
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

Block 4 - IT Level 3000 Recommended Electives (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ELEC3610 E-Business Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
INFO3315 Human-Computer Interaction 6 Semester 2
INFO3404 Database Systems 2 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO3504 Database Systems 2 (Adv) 6 Semester 2

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] 6 Semester 2
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 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 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 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/