Bachelor Of Information Technology (Networking And Cybersecurity)

Bachelor Of Information Technology (Networking And Cybersecurity)

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: November 15, April 15
Full-time
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: A$32,000
Domestic tuition: A$9,359

Program overview

In this degree students will focus on the security of information systems, learning the techniques and theory that support network infrastructures in small to large businesses. Students will develop the skills to support a network roll-out and infrastructure maintenance, as well as learn about networking topologies, routers and firewalls. The networking courses prepare students to sit industry certification exams in CISCO, CCNA and CCNP. This means that not only will students graduate with a degree that’s professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society, students could hold a highly regarded industry certification as well. A common first year across IT degrees enables students to switch between specialisations and get credit for completed courses.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

Applicants are required to meet one of the following criteria with a competitive result, and demonstrate that they fulfil any prerequisite requirements and essential requirements for admission: 1. Recent secondary education. Meet any prerequisite requirements with a minimum grade of C- or equivalent and qualify for the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE), and achieved a competitive Selection Rank (ATAR), or complete secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE, or complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points. Applicants who have not achieved the Selection Rank required for automatic selection may be selected for any remaining places based on the grades of their year 12 subjects. 2. Higher education study: complete or partly complete a recognised higher education program at a recognised higher education institution, or complete at least four Open Universities Australia (OUA) courses at undergraduate level or above. 3. Vocational Education and Training (VET): complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above. 4. Work and life experience: qualify for Special Entry, or complete a UniSA Foundation Studies program or equivalent, or hold completed secondary qualifications equivalent to SACE obtained more than 2 years in the past. In addition, international students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained one of the following standards within the last two years prior to admission. Possession of one or more of these qualifications, in addition to the academic entry requirements, does not, in itself, guarantee a place at the University of South Australia. Applications are considered on an individual basis and selection is competitive. Where previous study/work experience was conducted in English, the application must be accompanied by certified documentation from the educational institution/employer certifying that the language of instruction/employment was English. English language test: IELTS total 6.0. Notice: each country has extra specific requirements. Students can progress onto year 2 of this program, if they complete One-year Diploma of Computing & IT at the Eynesbury college - https://www.eynesbury.navitas.com/programs/one-year-diploma-of-computing-and-it or Two-stage Diploma of Computing & IT at Eynsbury college - https://www.eynesbury.navitas.com/programs/two-stage-diploma-of-computing-and-it-studies.

Career opportunities

Careers to consider: Network administrator: supporting infrastructure for wired network connections, wireless access points and remotely connected users; ensuring continuous network operations; performing installation, configuration, maintenance, upgrade, documentation, and operational support of network equipment. IT cybersecurity: specialist understanding vulnerabilities and threats; performing threat and risk assessments, and mitigation strategies; developing network system architecture and design; auditing, acceptance testing and compliance; ability to work in a close team. Network engineer: designing and implementing networks and network security; understanding of security tools like cloud security, malware detection, web application firewalls, intrusion prevention; technical security risk assessment; writing security procedures and documentation.

Campus location

Adelaide , Australia

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