Bachelor of Networking
Overview of the Course
The Bachelor of Networking (BNET) was developed after extensive consultation with industry and senior academics. It is based on international best practice for undergraduate courses in information technology and networking.
More importantly, The BNET emphasises professional and interpersonal skills that will help graduates achieve satisfying careers in IT. Students also develop skills in lifelong learning, problem solving, and research. Key features of the BNET include hands on practical experience with the latest networking technology, studio-based collaborative learning, and industry-based projects. The course also incorporates significant course content and an elective specialisation in network security, an area of extreme importance for applications in the public and private sector.
Aim of the Course
The Bachelor of Networking prepares graduates for a professional career in networking specializing in network security, network enterprise management and wireless and mobile technologies. Graduates of the Bachelor of Networking gain a solid understanding of the underlying theories and concepts; they will also gain practical, hands-on experience with the relevant technology. Students are also prepared to undertake postgraduate study.
The Bachelor of Networking offers the following key features:
Teaching methodology and assessment
The course is delivered in a small-class environment through lectures, labs, studio-based learning, tutorials and individual consultation. Where possible, case-study analysis and problem-solving approaches are adopted to enhance student learning.
Assessment is continuous during the semester, and consists of tutorial work, individual and group assignments, class participation, presentations, tests and final examinations. In each unit, the final examination can vary depending on each unit structure.
Six semester (3 years)
Electives and Specialisations
Networking Electives: Enterprise Network Management Specialisation
Networking Electives: Security Specialisation
Networking Electives: Mobile Technologies Specialisation
*The proposed study sequence outlined above in table is sample only. Student may enrol for any of the above units at any stage, except in the case where such units require prerequisites, as there is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular semesterer.
The Bachelor of Networking is accredited by the Victoria Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) and is registered with the Australian Government through the Commonwealth Register of International Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS). Applications have been submitted for accreditation by the Australian Computer Society.
The following are some of the career opportunities for graduates of the Bachelor of Networking:
Network Architects, network engineers, Systems engineers, Help desk support, Network analyst, Systems analyst, Network security specialist, Mobile applications developer etc.
As a minimum applicants must have successfully completed a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or equivalent. Applicants with overseas qualifications must have an appropriate qualification recognized by their home country regulatory bodies as equivalent to at least an Australian Year 12 Level.
IELTS overall score 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band score less than 5.5, or equivalent.
Recognition of prior learning is available, especially for those who have completed studies in the areas of Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering.
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