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Swinburne University of Technology
The Professional Issues in IT unit from Swinburne University of Technology, offered online by Open Universities Australia, will get you acquainted with tackling technology problems in a professional setting.
This course will prepare you for encountering a variety of IT complications by comparing and contrasting obstacles that emerge in different fields. By the end of the unit you will understand what to consider when faced with a range of issues.
You will discuss the Skills Foundation for the Information Age (SFIA) as well as the Sarbanes Oxley Act and Australian Standard 8015 to master the rules and regulations regarding the industry.
The unit also focuses on ethics and privacy in the world of IT, and will help you operate independently or as a group leader.
Applicants must have been accepted into, and already completed eight units of one of the following courses:
In this Professional Issues in IT 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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Completing Professional Issues in IT will give you a better understanding of the important aspects of the industry outside of simply diagnosing problems. By the end of the unit you will have a clearer idea of your role in the business world, including how important it is to comply with business legislation.
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.