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There are no limits to where IT can take you! Information Technology Which Major? Which Career? About Monash University Member of ‘Group of Eight’ Australian universities Reputation for Excellence Qualifications recognised Globally Australia’s international university

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there are no limits to where it can take you

There are no limits to where IT can take you!

Information Technology

Which Major?

Which Career?

about monash university
About Monash University
  • Member of ‘Group of Eight’ Australian universities
  • Reputation for Excellence
  • Qualifications recognised Globally
  • Australia’s international university
  • Ranked 33rd in the World
one of the leading it faculties in the world
One of the leading IT faculties in the world
  • The first Australian university to form a Faculty of IT
  • Approx 80% research and teaching academics qualified at PHD and Masters level
  • Recognition from The Australian Computer Society (ACS) for Monash Information Technology degrees
  • Quality facilities with over 1500 workstations

networked across five teaching campuses

  • Swipe card access to labs across all five

domestic campuses and VPN access to

the university network

faculty of information technology
Faculty of Information Technology
  • Degrees offered in every major area of Information Technology
  • IT at Monash ranked 24th in the world
campuses
Campuses

Local Campuses

  • Berwick
  • Caulfield
  • Clayton
  • Gippsland

Overseas Campuses

- Malaysia

- South Africa

monash is i t
Monash is I.T.

• Further gain in IT, with a 36.21% increase in job opportunities through 2005

(Olivier Internet Job Index, 12 months to Dec 2005)

• Starting salaries are higher than most other industries

• IT graduates can work anywhere in the world in a variety of technical and creative fields

  • IT is everywhere, the possibilities are endless
it industry facts
IT Industry Facts
  • Confidence returning to sector
    • Employee turnover manifesting confidence
    • Less re-structuring; employers holding on to their staff
  • Increase in demand for quality SE, CS, IS Graduates
  • Graduate advantages
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Understanding their own motivations
    • Good appreciation of business and industry issues
it industry facts8
IT Industry Facts
  • IT spending is strong
  • Senior management retiring
    • Demand for management talent to fill the void
    • Employers need to focus on Graduate programs
    • Quality Graduates best positioned for best opportunities
the new faculty of it
The New Faculty of IT
  • Over last 3 years Monash FIT has reinvented itself
  • Industry recognises and lauds our effort
  • Fewer enrolments = fewer quality graduates in higher demand for more jobs
  • Industry experience provides an important edge
  • Other institutions are asking us how
  • Secondary schools are beginning to recognise IT once again as a growth area in education and careers
  • Female ratio rising (25.7% Female;74.3% male in 2005)
undergraduate courses
Undergraduate Courses
  • Bachelor of Business Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems

Majors - Applications Development and Networks

- Business Systems

- Information Management

- Information Systems

- Internet Systems

- Multimedia Applications

- Multimedia Games Development

- Net-Centric Computing

- Security

- Systems Development

bachelor of business information systems clayton
Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Clayton
  • Application of IT to Business Problems
  • Main study areas:Business analysis, enterprise systems, business programming, project management and e-business
  • Industry-based learning program

- scholarship of $32,000 over 3 years

    • 2 x 22 week industry placements
    • IBL pre-admission details available on www.bsys.monash.edu.au in August. Applications close in November.
    • Industry partners – Accenture, AXA Australia, Coles Myer Ltd, IBM Australia, NAB, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Telstra
    • All 2005 IBL* graduates who entered the employment market, were employed before graduation
  • Academic scholarships:
    • admission (50% CSP) per annum

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any) and Mathematics (any)

bachelor of software engineering clayton
Bachelor of Software Engineering - Clayton

Core principles and fundamental software engineering knowledge:

- software requirements, design, life cycle, construction, process, maintenance, configuration mgmt, methods, tools, testing, quality

- mathematical foundations of software engineering

Final year students are required to fulfil a 12 week industry placement

4th year honours program available (Research Project)

Professionally accredited course:

- Institute of Engineers Australia (Professional Engineer level)

- Australian Computer Society

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any) and Math Methods (either)

bachelor of computer science clayton
Bachelor of Computer Science - Clayton
  • Concerned with the science of computing and its theoretical foundations:
    • also programming and software development, study and design of computational machinery and systems and their use in problem solving
  • Major areas of study:
    • fundamentals of computer science, programming languages,algorithms and data structures, operating systems, softwareengineering, professional issues, and specialised areas includingcomputer graphics, image processing, artificial intelligence

Professionally accredited course

Australian Computer Society

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any) and Math Methods (either)

bachelor of information technology and systems
Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems
  • Enables students to focus study on one of Ten IT majors
  • Each major is offered at a particular campus

- Applications Development and Networks (Gippsland)

- Business Systems (Gippsland)

- Information Management (Caulfield)

- Information Systems (Caulfield)

- Internet Systems (Caulfield, Berwick)

- Multimedia Applications (Berwick)

- Multimedia Games Development (Caulfield)

- Net-Centric Computing (Caulfield)

- Security (Caulfield)

- Systems Development (Caulfield)

Professionally accredited courses

Australian Computer Society

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems applications development networks gippsland
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsApplications Development & Networks - Gippsland

Valuable skills for a variety of workplaces:

- project management, system documentation, teamwork

  • Features of course include:

- strong analysis, design and programming skills

- networks, security, building networked applications

- opportunities for industry internship

- study on-campus or off-campus (flexible delivery)

Double Degree Option (Business Systems + Applications Development)

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems business systems gippsland
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsBusiness Systems - Gippsland

Valuable skills for a variety of workplaces:

- project management, system documentation, teamwork

  • Features of course include:

- understand how IT can help solve business problems

- latest technical and systems analysis tools & methods

- opportunities for industry internship

- study on-campus or off-campus (flexible delivery)

Double Degree Option (Business Systems + Applications Development)

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems multimedia applications berwick
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsMultimedia Applications - Berwick
  • Educating multimedia professionals with the knowledge, skills and attitudes essential for the analysis, design and implementation of multimedia products, services and systems
  • Extensive use of studio (team) mode learning:

- A new multimedia building with new Sound Studios

- Blue Screen Studio

- Editing Facilities

- Multimedia Studios

- G5 Apple Mac and Windows Labs

- Studio teams work on Industry projects

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems net centric computing caulfield
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsNet-centric Computing – Caulfield
  • Strong general computing skills combined with:

- Network administration

- Network development

  • Core degree knowledge involves study covering:

- information systems, systems analysis and design, data communications & networks, computer hardware, programming, project management, databases, security, web development

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems systems development caulfield
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsSystems Development - Caulfield

Core of the degree covers:

  • Computer systems and programming, information systems, data communications and networks, databases, systems analysis & design, project management, software engineering, systems design and implementation and web-based development.
  • Final year students build systems for real clients, in teams of 5-6
  • Innovative teaching spaces
  • A purpose built studio environment for practical units which allows students to focus on ‘learning-by-doing’

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems internet systems caulfield berwick
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsInternet Systems – Caulfield, Berwick
  • This major is for those students with a keen interest in the Internet and includes:
    • computer systems and programming; information systems analysis and design; networks administration and data communications; project management; and extensive study in web applications development.
  • Students are able to complete a minor sequence in either Multimedia or eCommerce.

Caulfield Campus

- Internet Systems (minor in e-commerce or multimedia)

Berwick Campus

- Multimedia Applications, Internet Systems (minor studies)

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

new majors for 2007
New Majors for 2007

New majors added to

Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems

Caulfield Campus

- Information Management

- Information Systems

- Security

- Multimedia Games Development

- Internet Systems (minor in e-commerce or multimedia)

Berwick Campus

- Multimedia Applications, Internet Systems (minor studies)

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems information management caulfield
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsInformation Management - Caulfield
  • New major for 2007
  • Provides core information technology knowledge and skills and prepares graduates for careers as information architects; information managers; knowledge managers; librarians; content managers; information service delivery managers; archivists; records managers; or IM project managers.
  • Course structure

This course combines a wide choice of specialist units concerning the management of information in organisations with core units at first and second year level. All third-year students complete a studio industry project. The degree includes six electives from within the university.

  • Major areas of study

Information management, Knowledge management.

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems information systems caulfield
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsInformation Systems - Caulfield
  • New major for 2007
  • Provides core information technology knowledge and skills while preparing graduates for careers in systems analysis and project management with an emphasis on developing business information systems.
  • Course structure

This course combines core first and second year units, with a range of units in the planning, analysis, design, and management of business information systems. All third-year students complete an industry project. The degree includes six elective units from within the university.

  • Major areas of study

Information management, Knowledge management.

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems security caulfield
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsSecurity - Caulfield
  • New Major for 2007
  • This degree will have a strong grounding in information system security methods; and they will be prepared for careers in areas such as wireless and connected network security management; application security analysis, design and implementation; and security solutions management.
  • Course structure

The degree combines core first and second year units, with a choice of units in information systems security, network security, software security, privacy and the law, risk analysis and threat modelling risk management. All third-year students complete a studio requirement or an industry experience project that relates to security.

Major areas of study

Information technology, information security, network security, system security and controls.

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

bachelor of information technology and systems multimedia games development caulfield
Bachelor of Information Technology and SystemsMultimedia Games Development - Caulfield
  • New major for 2007
  • Focuses on the techniques used for the development of electronic entertainment, from conceptual design through to low-level games engine programming, 3D modelling and interactive techniques.
  • Course structure

This degree has thirteen specialist multimedia games development major units covering the areas of games programming, 3D modelling, creating narrative and artificial intelligence for gaming. The games development major includes two third level units of project work in a studio environment. Students are also required to complete four elective units.

  • Major areas of study

Games development, Games programming, Computer animation, Multimedia programming.

Units 1 & 2: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (either)

Units 3 & 4: A study score of at least 25 in English (any)

career outcomes
Career Outcomes

Graduates

Computer Science – Ori Allon (Google USA)

Designed the revolutionary Orion search engine

Multimedia – Jay Boston (Intense Design)

Founder and Owner of Intense Design (Multimedia Development

Company)

Business Information Systems – Sara Ng (Deloitte)

Analyst, Enterprise Risk Services