Course summary

The Bachelor of Applied Computing is an articulated course which is specifically designed for students wishing to upgrade their TAFE Diploma qualifications to Bachelor level via university studies. To qualify for entry into the Bachelor of Applied Computing, applicants must hold an approved NSW TAFE or Gold Coast Institute of TAFE Diploma of Information Technology or Advanced Diploma of Information Technology or equivalent qualification.

Students holding a TAFE Diploma of Information Technology or Advanced Diploma will receive the equivalent of 12 units (144 credit points) of the 24-unit Bachelor degree as credit – leaving them with only 12 units (144 credit points) to complete at university. These 12 units can be completed in 18 months of fulltime study or equivalent part-time study.

Students holding a TAFE Advanced Diploma in Information Technology (Systems Development) with Distinction will receive the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points) of the 24-unit Bachelor degree as credit – leaving them with only eight units (96 credit points) to complete at university. These eight units can be completed in 12 months of full-time study or equivalent part-time study.

The degree builds on and enhances the practical skills gained during TAFE studies, providing graduates with greater avenues for employment and career advancement.

The University also offers the mentoring program Women in Technology to provide dedicated support for women entering this specialised area.

DurationLocationSession

3F/6P

Previous study reduces duration to 12 or 18 months full-time; 2 or 3 years part-time (24 units less 16 or 12)

Coffs Harbour1, 2
Gold Coast1, 2
Online1, 2, 3
DurationLocationSession

3F/6P

Coffs Harbour1, 2
Gold Coast1, 2

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