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International Course Info

Course code:

HE20525

Course fee:

A$59,520 - A$60,960

Duration

3 Years

OVERVIEW

This professional qualification in Data Infrastructure Engineering is a three year degree which will give you the skills you need to build data systems, architecture and platforms to support big data solutions.

DEGREE OFFERS

Big data is a fast evolving field in business and commerce and there is a growing demand for professionals with the expertise to build information technology (IT) solutions to manage big data.

You will learn about IT systems, concepts and methodologies, and develop a comprehensive knowledge of networking, technology and systems, data security and infrastructure engineering. As well as studying theory, you will develop analytical and critical evaluation skills that you will apply to practical projects and simulated workplaces.

When you complete this course you will be able to work in a range of roles related to managing the security of big data.

Practical Experience

The degree enables students to learn using a practical hands-on approach and to develop skills such as communication, problem solving and critical thinking,
resulting in well-trained, analytical IT specialists. Presentations and case studies by leading professional experts allow students to develop tools and techniques for managing big data and other IT challenges facing the business world today.

The Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Infrastructure Engineering) prepares students to sit for recognised industry certifications (such as Cisco and CCNA).




CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Project Manager
  • Data Infrastructure Engineer
  • Big Data Infrastructure Engineer
  • Data Engineer


INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • A pass in Year 12 Mathematics or equivalent
  • AND
  • Interview (conducted in person or by phone/skype depending on the location of the student) See the TAFE NSW Bachelor courses entry requirements page for all acceptable minimum English Language and Academic requirements.

  • Academic IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0 or TOEFL (iBT) 79
  • STARTING DATES, COURSE FEES AND LOCATIONS

    From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

    Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations

    2020

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Meadowbank Feb , Jul A$59,520

    2021

    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Meadowbank Feb A$60,960

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    SCHOLARSHIPS

    There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

    Learn more about Scholarships

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    • Year 1

      ITICT102A Introduction to Programming
      ITICT103A Internetworking
      ITICT106A Introduction to Computing
      ITPRD101A Critical Thinking for the IT Professional
      ITDAT101A Introduction to Data Analysis
      ITICT104A Internetworking 2
      ITICT107A Introduction to Databases
      ITPRD102A Communication for the IT Professional

      Year 2
      ITDAT201A Advanced Data Analysis
      ITICT207A Fundamentals of Computer Science
      ITNET203A Network Security
      ITPRD205A Project Management
      ITDAT202A Data Infrastructure Engineering
      ITICT205A Virtualisation
      ITPRD202A Professional Issues in IT
      Plus one level 200 elective

      Year 3
      ITDAT301A Big Data and Advanced Data Concepts
      ITDAT302A Data Mining and Visualisation
      ITNET311A Major Group Project
      ITDAT303A Data and Network Security
      ITDAT304A Emerging Trends in Data Technology
      ITNET312A Major Individual project



    • Elective Units

      Year 2
      ITICT202A Wireless Networks
      ITICT206A Machine Learning
      ITNET202A Enterprise Security
      ITPRD203A Knowledge Management

      Year 3
      ITICT303A Distributed Computing
      ITNET307A National Data Infrastructure Security
      ITNET308A eCommerce and eGovernment Security
      ITNET309A Computer and Network Forensics
      ITNET310A Software Defined and Programmable Networks

    KEEP LEARNING WITH TAFE NSW

    From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.

    STUDY PACKAGES

    Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.


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