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Swinburne University of Technology
At the successful completion of this online Networked Systems and Communities unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology, students will understand the role of selected communications applications, as well as their social and business implications.
You will be introduced to data privacy and security risks to individuals, and the ways in which this information is obtained and stored using increasingly prevalent monitoring software in the virtual and real world.
Students will also understand various types of networks, their common features, and be able to recommend appropriate business communication software, or software for network-based businesses.
Key learning outcomes also include the ability to explain key technologies and concepts as they apply to electronic communication systems.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any unit deemed academically equivalent. Enquire now to find out more. In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Networked Systems and Communities 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.
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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.
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