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Swinburne University of Technology
Information, Organisation and Society is an online unit provided by Swinburne University of Technology and Open Universities Australia. It explores the concepts of data and information, and their role in today’s society.
In it, you will cover how data can be collected, created, stored, distributed and effectively presented, consistently drawing on your own experience and knowledge. In addition, you will consider the societal implications of the use and storage of information, and appraise the ethical issues involved.
Finally, you will learn to make critical judgements about the quality and utility of information, and explore how organisational and social relationships are influenced, maintained or manipulated by the use or misuse of data.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
You should also ensure that you have not completed any units of academic equivalency.
In the Information, Organisations and Society unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
Want more information about this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
Information, Organisations and Society is an essential unit for pursuing a career in technology. Data and information are omnipresent in today’s increasingly digital world, and learning how to deal with them in the most effective and ethical ways will be vital for future careers. In addition, you will build an awareness of the role and utility of data in a range of contexts, and will develop technical skills in collecting and processing information.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.