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1 Information Technology Undergraduate Information Technology Degrees

2 Member of Group of Eight Australian universities Prestige and recognition Australias largest university Monash is ranked in the top 1% of world universities Professionally accredited course –Australian Computer Society (ACS) –All degrees are reviewed every three years to ensure that they are up to date, and industrially relevant.

3 Largest Information Technology Faculty in Australia. Only Group of Eight university to have an Information Technology Faculty. Maintains real world relevance through industry links Undergraduate Postgraduate Research

4 Campus Locations Caulfield, Clayton (Aust), Malaysia and South Africa

5 World University rankings RankingMonashBroad SubjectSubject Field Times Higher Education World University ( ) 99Engineering and Technology Top QS World University Rankings 61Engineering and Technology Top 60 Computer Science and Information Systems 59 Academic Ranking of World Universities * top 150Engineering Technology and Computer Science Computer Science * the top university for Computer Science in Australia

6 Undergraduate Degrees Bachelor of Business Information Systems (Clayton) Bachelor of Computer Science (Clayton and Malaysia) - Computational science - Decision support - Systems development Minor – Mathematics Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems specialisations available through major streams - Applications development (Caulfield) - Applications development and networks (OCL) - Business systems (OCL) - Enterprise information management (Caulfield) - Games development (Caulfield) - Information and communication technology (Caulfield) - Multimedia development (Caulfield) - General Form (Caulfield, OCL) Bachelor of Software Engineering (Clayton)

7 Double Degrees With the Faculty of Business and Economics Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems ATAR: (N/A) Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Information Systems ATAR: (2013) With the Faculty of Science Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Computer Science ATAR: (2013)

8 Four distinct degrees Bachelor of Business Information Systems –Application of IT to issues in business, role of IT in business and a focus on fostering leadership capabilities –Broad degree with units from computer programming to business analysis Bachelor of Computer Science –Theory of computing, and applying it to scientific and technical problem solving and information processing in industry –Programming languages, algorithms, data structures, operating systems Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems –Applied IT in specialisations including Applications development, Applications development and networks, Business systems, Enterprise information management, Games development, Information and communications technology, Multimedia development and General version. Bachelor of Software Engineering –Software requirements, design & construction and maintenance, processes and life cycles, methods, tools, testing and quality –Four year engineering degree

9 Area of interestRelevant degrees General interest in ITBachelor of Information Technology and Systems (General form) Business computing: Business Systems Information Systems Information Management Bachelor of Business Information Systems Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Enterprise Information Management major) Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Business systems major) Multimedia Multimedia development Games development Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Multimedia development major) Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Games development major) Technical Computing Software engineering Systems development Computer science Networks Internet Security Bachelor of Computer Science Bachelor of Software Engineering Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Information and communication technologies major) Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Application development major) Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (Application development & networks major)

10 Degree structure Common core provides the basics for any IT degree -Computers and networks -Data management -Programming fundamentals -IT Professional practice -Project management -Systems development IT units allow depth or breadth Free electives ensure more rounded education, including a major in another discipline. Course structures vary between degrees, majors and IBL placement

11 Bachelor of Information Technology & Systems – Bachelor of Business Information Systems – Bachelor of Computer Science Bachelor of Software Engineering – *Clearly in 2013 ATAR scores*

12 Bachelor of Business Information Systems Clayton Campus Application of IT to Business Problems This degree focuses on the applications of IT to model and solve business problems. Students develop their knowledge, skills and attitudes in the broad areas of business programming, business information systems, e-business, business analysis and decision support. The course has two major aims; to provide students with an understanding of information technology's role in business and to prepare them for leadership and consulting roles. Professionally accredited course - Australian Computer Society (ACS) VCE prerequisites Units 3 and 4-a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English, and a study score of at least 25 in further mathematics or at least 20 in mathematical methods (CAS) or specialist mathematics.

13 Why study Business Information Systems? All organisations, from the largest multinational to the smallest start-up, need information technology to carry them through change and ensure their long-term stability and viability. Business information systems analysts are at the forefront of change and guide organisations toward their goals. This degree will develop your understanding of information systems in the context of big business, but you'll be able to apply your skills in a range of settings. The course teaches the fundamentals of using IT to model and solve business problems. You'll graduate with the skills to lead communication across all levels of problem solving. The course's broad base will help you understand the needs of software engineers, business managers and users. If you're a high-achieving local student, you can apply for our Industry-Based Learning (IBL) program to complete one or two 22-week placements in second and third year and receive a scholarship of up to $34,000

14 Bachelor of Computer Science Clayton Campus Concerned with 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, software engineering, professional issues, and specialized areas including computer graphics, image processing, artificial intelligence Professionally accredited course - Australian Computer Society (ACS) VCE prerequisites Units 3 and 4-a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English, and a study score of at least 20 in mathematical methods (CAS) or specialist mathematics, or at least 35 in further mathematics.

15 Why Study Computer Science? This degree opens exciting career options all over the world, especially with governments and large corporations. Computer scientists are in high demand in a wide variety of roles, such as specialist programmer, systems analyst, research scientist, consultant and IT manager. They perform research and development in exciting areas, including artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, networking and cryptography, computer games, multimedia, and VCE prerequisites »Our graduates are also running their own businesses. Damian Kovach and Adi Rum, for example, created a search engine that matches people to gyms and fitness centres in their local area. »If you're a high-achieving local student, »you can apply for our Industry-Based Learning (IBL) program, »which includes a 22-week industry placement in third year and a scholarship of up to $19,000

16 Bachelor of Software Engineering Clayton Campus 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 VCE prerequisites Units 3 and 4-a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English, and a study score of at least 20 in mathematical methods (CAS) or specialist mathematics, or at least 35 in further mathematics. 4 th year honours program available (Research Project) Professionally accredited course –Institute of Engineers Australia (Professional Engineer level) –Australian Computer Society (ACS)

17 Why study of Software Engineering? This four-year degree, designed in response to industry demand, will develop your ability to solve problems and develop, analyse and improve software. You'll be able to work in a range of contexts - including development, programming and testing - to ensure that software runs effectively, safely and securely. Why not aim for our fourth-year honours stream to qualify for our Monash Undergraduate Research Projects Abroad program? You could study over the summer semester at such pioneering institutions as the University of California in San Diego, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications or the Technion at the Israel Institute of Technology. If you're a high-achieving local student, you can apply for our Industry-Based Learning (IBL) program, which includes a 22-week industry placement in third year and a scholarship of up to $19,000

18 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems (BITS)

19 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems Caulfield Applied IT degree –May choose to specialise through majors to match current and future demands in industry Flexible structure provides mobility within course –Change majors –Both focused and broad studies to match students interests –IT units allow breadth and/or depth –Group orientated Industry projects and Studio projects in third year Professionally accredited course - Australian Computer Society (ACS) VCE prerequisites Units 1 and 2-two units (any study combination) from general mathematics or mathematical methods (CAS) or Units 3 and 4-mathematics (any). Units 3 and 4-a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English.

20 Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems Majors - Applications development (Caulfield) - Applications development and networks (South Africa, OCL) - Business systems (South Africa, OCL) - Enterprise information management (Caulfield) - Games development (Caulfield) - Information and communications technology (Caulfield) - Multimedia development (Caulfield) - General Form (Caulfield, OCL)

21 Why Study Information Technology and Systems? Work in a range of roles, including as a specialist programmer, systems analyst, business analyst, database administrator, games developer, multimedia developer and IT consultant. Our program will give you a deep understanding of the fundamentals of IT and computer- based systems. We offer units across the full IT spectrum - from non-technical areas like the organisational needs of IT to the technologies required to satisfy those needs to the skills to create and implement computer-based systems. Graduates have worked in many areas across industry You may have heard of these titles our graduates have worked on – Film – SkyFall, Harry Potter, John Carter, Clash of the Titans and many more Games – Force Unleashed, AFL Premiership, De Blob, Puzzle Quest, Viva Pinata Party animals to name a few Graduates have started companies in the areas of Digital Creative, Mobile Applications, Web Development, Systems Development and many other areas.

22 Industry Based Learning Earn up to $34,000* Students apply skills gained from their university studies in corporate environments during one or two 22 week placements. For Domestic students ATAR Score 80 (Entry Scholarship) The IBL Entry scholarship is open to students who intend to apply for full-time study, at either the Clayton or Caulfield campuses. Available Degrees - Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Software Engineering - Bachelor of Information Technology and Systems.

23 International students applying to Monash University for an IT course; Intending to enrol in an on-campus (coursework) degree in the Faculty of Information Technology at a Monash campus in Australia. International IT Merit scholarships

24 Level 1: A$5000 per year deducted from tuition fees Level 2: A$7000 per year deducted from tuition fees Selection criteria Level 1: 85 ATAR score Level 2: 90 ATAR score

25 Monash IT course fee allowance Students who miss out on the IT Merit Scholarship still gain a $1000 deduction from the first semesters fees. These students, if they do well in their first semesters study (80%), are awarded an IT Merit Scholarship Level 1 for the remainder of the course.

26 Network and Engage CITA (Caulfield) Wired(Clayton) Google Student Ambassadors Google Tech talks Microsoft student Ambassadors Gameathon Hackathon Atomic Con Industry Launches – Intel Master Classes – Adobe, Autodesk

27 CGBC: Computer Games Boot Camp CGBC – Covers all areas of ICT Multimedia development Digital imaging Film Website design and development Programming Database Games development Applications development Sound production Project development 3D Machinima Flash animation Resources and Support material..and many other diverse ICT fields Register - https://cgbc.infotech.monash.edu/ Presentations and Workshops Industry and student showcases Course information Careers and pathways Competitions, Giveaways and Tournaments Note: Work Experience available Saturday July 6 – Friday July 2013 Clayton Campus – Monash University

28 IT Challenge Competition Categories - Programming - Database - Applications - Games Development - Web Design - Film - 3D - Flash Animation - Digital Imaging - Machinima - Open IT Category The IT Challenge is a multi-category competition for High School Student IT Challenge awards hosted at CGBC 2013 and broadcast live Domestic and International Categories Entries close – Monday 17 June 2013 For more Information https://cgbc.infotech.monash.edu/

29 Coming soon 2014 Bachelor of Informatics and Computation Advanced (Honours) Campus: Clayton 4 years f/t, 8 years p/t IBL – Industry Based Learning for International Students

30 Faculty of Information Technology Monash University Facebook - University.InfoTech Youtube – FITMonash Twitter - MonashInfotech

31 Questions? Undergraduate Information Technology

32 Level 1: A$5000 per annum paid towards tuition fees Level 2: A$7000 per annum paid towards tuition fees

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34 No application necessary International applicants for a Faculty of IT course are automatically considered for this scholarship

35 QualificationLevel 1 - $5,000 per annum Level 2 - $7,000 per annum VCE ATAR85 ATAR score90ATAR score International Baccalaureate Diploma 3033

36 Retention: A distinction average of 70% or above must be maintained each semester

37 The Faculty of IT International Fee Allowance offers a one-off deduction of $1000 from course tuition fees

38 If students do well in their first semester of study, achieving an overall mark average of 80% or above, are automatically awarded the FIT International Merit Scholarship Level 1- $5,000 per annum for the remainder of their course

39 Faculty of IT Admissions Team welcome any queries relating to courses, admissions or pathway options towards a Faculty of IT degree. Contact details: Or visit the following Contact Us website:

40 Dianne Pickering International Recruitment Officer, Faculty of Information Technology Monash University, Building H, Level 6 Caulfield Campus, 900 Dandenong Road Caulfield East Vic 3145 Australia Telephone: Contact Details


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