About studying IT
Minor in Information Technology
The Minor in Information Technology can offer you the opportunity to attain essential IT knowledge and skills that will give you an advantage in your chosen field of study.
Why should I do a Minor in IT?
IT is used in every field from archaeology to economics to geography, and innovative technologies are transforming the way business and society operates. Get an advantage in your chosen field by studying IT units from leaders in the IT industry. Having advanced IT skills will help you perform your job more effectively, and being multi-skilled will enhance your career progression.
Who can minor in IT?
Students who have completed the requirements for any degree at the University of Sydney can obtain a Minor in IT (excluding BCST, BCST (Adv), BIT and combined-BIT degrees, and BSc or combined-BSc students majoring in Bioinformatics, Computer Science and/or Information Systems).
To be eligible for a Minor in IT, you will need to complete at least 18 credit points from the following list of second and third year units of study.
In most degrees you can undertake 2000-level (second year) units in third year as well as in second year.
The School of IT will issue a certificate of completion to all students who have satisfied the Minor requirements within a completed degree, upon application.
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Minor in IT
School of Information Technologies, J12
The University of Sydney NSW 2006 AUSTRALIA
Fax: 61 2 9351 3838
Units of study
- Algorithms and Complexity
- Analytical Methods and Information Systems
- Computational Methods for Life Sciences
- Database Systems 2
- Database Systems I
- Graphics and Multimedia
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Information Systems
- Information Systems Project
- Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
- Introduction to IT Security
- Major Development Project(Adv)
- Management of IT Projects and Systems
- Object Oriented Design
- Operating Systems and Machine Principles
- Operating Systems Internals
- Programming Languages and Paradigms
- Software Development Project
- Systems Analysis and Modelling