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La Trobe University has partnered with Didasko to deliver this degree. This amazing higher education IT course is available online, delivered via the award-winning Didasko online learning management platform.
About the qualification
This bachelor's degree provides a generalist overview of the IT industry and is perfect for those wanting to work in the field but are unsure which area to specialise in. Students of the course will get the opportunity to explore exciting subject areas in information systems, software development, computer networks and web development.
As this degree is delivered 100% online, it allows students to continue their studies, helping them juggle work and personal commitments. Students will also get the opportunity to acquire valuable vendor certifications that are highly respected and relevant to the IT industry
This bachelor's degree is conducted over a 3 year (full-time) or 6 year (part-time) period and is delivered online by Didasko. The course structure below is indicative and subject to change depending on how you tailor your course with specialisations, majors, minors and electives.
During the third year, students will also be undertaking industry projects for the planning and development of a medium-sized software project and one that addresses a real-life or community problem. The program is designed to give you the option of exiting the course with an applied diploma (after Year 1) or an applied associate degree (after Year 2). Note: only one testamur will be issued which will be for the highest level achieved.
^ Minimum timeframe for the bachelor's degree is 36 months and can vary according to absence, advanced standing status, studying full-time versus part-time, availability of subjects and your progress in the course.
Studying online has many great benefits and can provide convenience to those who have busy, professional work lives. This bachelor's degree is flexible and allows you to learn at a time that suits you without disrupting your work and personal commitments.
By studying this qualification, you'll have:
- Access to a 100% online course from start to finish
- Full support from qualified academics
- Access to engaging and award-winning content
- An easy-to-use, single learning portal
- The ability to start immediately via monthly intakes.
This program includes vendor certifications that are recognised worldwide. At no extra cost, they are already included in some of the subjects for this degree. One of the key benefits of acquiring vendor certificates is that students are able to add these to their resume, highlighting their expertise for a specific software or program.
These softwares or programs can be related to:
- Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- Microsoft and CompTIA
- CCNET from Cisco
- CSS3 from Microsoft
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Students who have studied at a tertiary level elsewhere or happen to have a qualification or work experience similar to this degree may qualify for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer.
Upon enrolment, students will be able to discuss if their experience or previous studies qualifies for RPL/Credit Transfer, which can help them complete their studies earlier or reduce their study load.
Course materials range from webinars, tutorials and lectures, which can be accessed online by students. Assessments for this program will have students answering open-ended questions and undertaking various practical activities and assignments to apply the theoretical concepts learnt throughout the course.