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COIS11234 Foundations of Information and Communications Technology

Course details

This course provides students with foundational knowledge of the infrastructure and management of computer-based information systems as practiced in modern organisations. The course is designed to prepare students for more technically advanced studies in the area of information systems and technologies. Students will study the physical and logical components of information systems and technologies at a conceptual level. This includes concepts and terminologies relating to networking, data communications technologies, hardware and software fundamentals and data storage.The course approaches information systems and technologies from a business management perspective and includes study of the specific issues associated with the successful management of information systems. Students will undertake a review of contemporary theory to develop foundational knowledge in preparation for a professional career in ICT. This core course in the BIT program enables students to gain knowledge and understanding for later study of advanced courses.


Course at a glance
Faculty: CQU College
Career: Undergraduate
Credit points: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: 2
EFTSL: 0.12500
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2012 Term Two BNE GDC MEL SYD
2012 Term Three BNE MEL SYD
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