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Area/Catalogue
INFT 5030

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
162161

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To provide foundational knowledge and skills in Information Technology including computer architectures, operating systems, the web, cloud, and data analytics.

Course content

In this course students will gain skills and knowledge in the following areas: introduction to computers including history; computer hardware (CPU, memory, storage); operating systems; software applications; network introduction; introduction to data storage and databases; data science foundations (big data, data wrangling, AI and machine learning); cloud foundations; ethics as an IT professional; future technologies.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External N/A x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Continuous assessment 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation N/A 40% 10 minutes
Proposal 900 words 20% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1800 words 40% N/A
Presentation N/A 40% 10 minutes
Proposal 900 words 20% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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