CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres

 
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
CSU Study Centres
Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney

Student Prospectus 2019
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
Welcome to
CSU Study Centres

      Welcome from CSU’s                                   Welcome from the Director,
      Vice-Chancellor and President                        CSU Study Centres
      Choosing a university is an important step,          Your choice to enrol in a course with CSU
      and there are many factors that will influence       will lay the foundation for you to pursue
      your decision.                                       a professional career in the accounting,
                                                           business or IT sectors.
      At Charles Sturt University (CSU), we aim
      to give you the best opportunity in your chosen      Our academically robust programs are
      profession, and it is immensely satisfying to        recognised by industry. We teach our students
      see our graduates set out confidently on             in smaller classes that provide the opportunity for
      their career path.                                   in-depth class participation with your lecturers
                                                           and peers to maximise your learning experience.
      As a member of the CSU community, you will
      experience first-hand the links we have with         Our urban study centres in Brisbane, Melbourne
      the business community, industry, government         and Sydney, provide a wide range of academic
      and the professions. Our focus is on combining       support plus social and sporting activities
      knowledge from practice and research with            tailored to international student needs.
      quality teaching and learning. This is central to    This ensures that you succeed academically,
      our success as a university – our commitment         feel confident and welcome, and make friends
      to industry-aligned, relevant courses ensuring       during your time with us.
      our graduates are well-equipped in the workforce.
                                                           The following pages outline our courses, and
      CSU is recognised for its internationally            the academic support and social activities we
      competitive research strengths in agricultural       provide to ensure you succeed in your studies
      science, horticultural production, food and wine     and enjoy life on campus.
      sciences, crop and pasture production, veterinary
      science, education, philosophy, religious            I look forward to meeting you at orientation,
      studies, criminology, nursing and marketing.         and welcoming you to the CSU Study Centres.

      Graduates of CSU are helping to overcome
      the shortages in the professional workforce not
      only in regional Australia, but across the country
      and the world.                                       David Knight
                                                           Director
                                                           CSU Study Centres

      Professor Andrew Vann
      Vice-Chancellor and President
      Charles Sturt University
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
Contents
Welcome                                       Course information                        Important information
An Australian experience like no other   2    Undergraduate programs               16   English language pathways                        37
CSU Study Centres -                      3    Bachelor of Accounting               18   Undergraduate academic                           38
your journey to success                       Bachelor of Business (Management)    20   entry requirements
                                              Bachelor of Business (Marketing)     21   Admission requirements                           40
Life at the CSU Study Centres                 Bachelor of Business Studies         22   How to apply                                     42
CSU Study Centre Brisbane                4    Joint Studies                        23   International application for admission          43
CSU Study Centre Melbourne               6    Bachelor of Information Technology   24   2019 dates and fees                              45
CSU Study Centre Sydney                  8    Postgraduate programs                26
Where will I live?                       10   Master of Professional Accounting    28    The CSU Study Centres in Brisbane,
Useful information                       11   Graduate Diploma of Accounting       28    Melbourne and Sydney are operated by Study
Getting you career-ready                 12                                              Group Australia Pty Ltd ABN 88 070 919 327
                                              Master of Business Administration    30
                                                                                         under a services agreement with Charles Sturt
Supporting you every step of the way     13   Master of Commerce                   32    University ABN 83 878 708 551. All students
Leadership programs                      14   Graduate Diploma of Commerce         32    studying at the CSU Study Centres are enrolled
CSU community                            15                                              at Charles Sturt University. All staff of the CSU
                                              Master of Information Technology     34
                                                                                         Study Centres are employees of Study Group
                                              Graduate Diploma of Information      34    Australia Pty Ltd.
                                              Technology

                                                                                                                          WELCOME – 1
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
An Australian
experience
like no other
             At Charles Sturt University                     CSU offers over 300 courses
                                                             in the following career areas:
             we are passionate about                         • Agricultural and Wine Sciences
             what we do. We prepare                          • Allied Health and Pharmacy

             our students for life.                          • Animal and Veterinary Sciences
                                                             • Business
                                                             • Communication and Creative Industries
             As an international educational institution,    • Environmental Science and Outdoor Recreation
             we pride ourselves on providing hands-on,
                                                             • Exercise and Sports Sciences
             work-relevant courses that prepare graduates
             for a range of employment opportunities.        • Humanities, Social Work and Human Services
                                                             • Information and Library Studies
             • CSU is a public university, funded by the
                                                             • Information Technology, Computing
               Australian government, and is a member
                                                               and Mathematics
               of the Association of Commonwealth
               Universities.                                 • Medical Science and Dentistry
             • Its name honours explorer Charles Sturt       • Nursing
               (1795–1869) who was among the first           • Midwifery and Indigenous Health
               Europeans to venture to inland Australia.     • Policing, security and emergency management
             • Degrees and diplomas are designed in          • Psychology
               collaboration with academic and industry
                                                             • Science
               professionals to ensure quality and rigour.
                                                             • Teaching and Education
             • Lecturers are regularly consulted regarding
               their discipline’s latest research, methods   • Theology and Religious Studies
               and practices.
                                                             For more information visit
                                                             futurestudents.csu.edu.au
             CSU’s network of study locations
             in Australia extends to:
             • Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Canberra,
               Orange, Parramatta, Port Macquarie
               and Wagga Wagga
             • A specialist centre in Manly
             • CSU Study Centres in Brisbane,
               Melbourne and Sydney.

2– WELCOME
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
CSU Study Centres -
    Your journey to success

     Choose your new home

                                                                                              Find your passion
                                                                 Brisbane                     Pick one of our award-winning courses
                                  Australia’s sunniest capital city
                                                                                              CSU has recently been ranked:
                                                                                              No.1 in Australia for Information
                                                             Sydney                                Technology enrolments.*
The world’s most popular international student city                                           No.2 in Australia for Business and Management.^
                                                                                              No.3 in Australia for Computer Science.^
                                             Melbourne
          One of the world’s most livable cities

     Grow and learn with us
     Offering academic and professional support:                                              Learn for
     • The Academic Skills Development
       Program (ASDP)
                                                                                              career success
                                                                                              CSU has the highest graduate
     • Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)
                                                                                              employment rate in Australia.‡
     • Successful Transition Enhanced
       by Students (STEP)
     • On-Campus career services
     • 12-week post-study
       internship program**

     Start your career
     in Australia or your
     home country!
     You will be eligible for a post-study work
     visa on completing your:
     • three-year, 24 subject bachelor’s program
     • two-year, 12 subject master’s program
     • two-year, 16 subject master’s program

     * 2016 Department of Education and Training Enrolment statistics.
     ^
         Uni Reviews 2017 University Subject Rankings.
     ‡
         Australian University Ratings and Rankings 2017/2018, The Good Universities Guide.
     **The Internship Program is a Study Group initiative.

                                                                                                                                     WELCOME – 3
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
CSU Study Centre

Brisbane
119 Charlotte Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000

The CSU Study Centre Brisbane is located in the heart of Brisbane’s
Central Business District (CBD), just a few minutes’ walk to the
Riverside ferry terminal and the City Botanic Gardens.

                                                       Brisbane River

       City Botanic Gardens

                                                                          South Bank Parklands

                                                                                 The Wheel Of Brisbane

                   The Myer Centre
                      Brisbane

   Distance from                                      Centre facilities
   CSU Study Centre to:                               • Computer teaching laboratories
   •   International Airport: 20min drive             • A well-equipped library
   •   Brisbane Central Station: 9min walk            • Student lounge with microwave ovens
   •   The Queen Street Mall: 4min walk                 and vending machines
   •   Riverside ferry terminal: 9min walk            • Qualified student counsellor
                                                      • Student support and academic
                                                        counselling

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                                                  For more information about: Brisbane, visit studybrisbane.com.au
   4 – LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES              CSU Study Centre Brisbane, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/locations/brisbane
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
THE CSU STUDY CENTRE BRISBANE OFFERS TWO HIGHLY
                                                                      SOUGHT-AFTER POSTGRADUATE DEGREES:
                                                                      THE MASTER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (12 SUBJECTS)
                                                                      THE MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTING (12 SUBJECTS)

                                                                      A relaxed, urban
                                                                      outdoor lifestyle
                                                                      Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and is the capital of Queensland. Brisbane is
                                                                      renowned for its warm weather, long summers, friendly people and laid-back lifestyle.
                                                                      There are plenty of attractions in Brisbane and its surrounding areas, including:
                                                                      • Tangalooma and Moreton Islands
                                                                      • Stradbroke Island
                                                                      • The Gold and Sunshine Coasts

                                                                      Population                                     Airport
                                                                      Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city,    The Brisbane International Airport
                                                                      with a population of around 2.4 million.       is Australia’s third busiest and is only
                                                                                                                     20 kilometres from the city centre.
                                                                      Public transport
                                                                      Brisbane’s central train station and buses     Weather
                                                                      are within a short walk from the CSU           Average temperatures in summer range
                                                                      Study Centre.                                  from 22°C (72°F) to 30°C (86°F) and
                                                                                                                     10°C (50°F) to 21°C (70°F) in winter.

                                                                                                                                  Brisbane
                                                                                                                               is ranked #21
                                                                                                                                in the world
                                                                                                                              for Best Student
                                                                                                                                    Cities*

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1. Brisbane city skyline 2. Brisbane River Bank   3. Brisbane River
* QS Best Student Cities 2018 ranking                                                                                          LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES – 5
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
CSU Study Centres

Melbourne
30 Church Lane, Melbourne, VIC 3000,
601 Bourke Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 (Business courses teaching centre)

The Church Lane centre is located in a contemporary building with state-of-the-art
facilities in the CBD. We have recently created the Bourke Street centre specifically
for business students. The centres are within a three minute walk of each other,
and both offer convenient access to rail, tram and bus transport.

                                                                                      Etihad Stadium

     South Wharf Shopping Mall

                                                             Southern Cross Station

      Flinders Street Station
                                                                                          Emporium
                                                                                       Shopping Centre
                                                        Bourke Street Mall

   Distance from Church Lane                              Church Lane Centre facilities
   CSU Study Centre to:                                   • Student break-out and study areas
   • International Airport: 25min drive                   • Computer teaching laboratories
   • Southern Cross Train Station:                          with over 250 computers
     7min walk                                            • A well-equipped library with extensive
   • Federation Square: 19min walk                          online resources
   • Melbourne Central Shopping                           • Digitally equipped teaching facilities
     Centre: 10min walk                                   • Student common room with microwave
   • St Kilda Beach: 15min drive                            ovens and vending machines

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                                                      For more information about: Melbourne, visit visitvictoria.com
   6 – LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES                  CSU Study Centre Melbourne, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/locations/melbourne
CSU Study Centres Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney - Charles Sturt University Study Centres
AUSTRALIA’S CULTURAL CAPITAL AND HOME TO BEAUTIFUL
                                                                       GALLERIES, SPACIOUS PARKS AND CAFÉ-FILLED LANEWAYS.

                                                                       A lively and
                                                                       multicultural city
                                                                       Melbourne is considered one of the safest cities in the world to live and study.
                                                                       In 2017, Melbourne was ranked the best student city in Australia and the third best
                                                                       in the world.*
                                                                       Melbourne also boasts an astounding array of international restaurants, bistros,
                                                                       boutiques and festivals. Whether you are heading out for a bite to eat, exploring the
                                                                       parks and leafy boulevards or shopping for designer fashion in a city famous for style,
                                                                       you’ll always feel secure and welcome here.

                                                                       Population                                      Airport
                                                                       Melbourne is Australia’s second largest city,   Melbourne Airport offers international
                                                                       with a population of around 4.9 million.        flights and direct access to key Australian
                                                                                                                       tourist destinations.
                                                                       Public transport
                                                                       Melbourne’s public transport network            Weather
                                                                       extends from the city in all directions,        Average temperatures in summer range
                                                                       with trains, trams and buses offering           from 14°C (57°F) to 25°C (77°F) and
                                                                       extensive transport services.                   7°C (45°F) to 14°C (57°F) in winter.
                                                                                                                       *QS Best Student Cities 2018 ranking

                                                                      For the seventh
                                                                     consecutive year,
                                                                      Melbourne was
                                                                     ranked #2 as the
                                                                    most liveable urban
                                                                    centre in the world
                                                                        The Economist Intelligence
                                                                            Unit Limited 2017
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1. Melbourne skyline and Yarra river from Southbank   2. Flinders Street Station 3. Federation Square
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CSU Study Centre

Sydney
Level 1, 63 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010

Within five minutes’ walking distance of Sydney’s CBD, the CSU Study
Centre is surrounded by shops and eateries, and is close to public transport.

                                                    Sydney Harbour Bridge
                                                                                      Sydney Opera House
                     Sydney Tower Eye

                       Westfield Sydney
                       Shopping Centre

                                                                             Royal Botanic Gardens

                                        Hyde Park

   Distance from                                         Centre facilities
   CSU Study Centre to:                                  • Modern and bright classrooms
   •   International Airport: 20min drive                • Digitally enabled learning spaces,
   •   Museum train station: 6min walk                     including wireless internet access
   •   Nearest bus stops: 1min walk                        and interactive whiteboards
   •   Hyde Park: 3min walk                              • Digital library with state-of-the-art facilities
   •   Sydney Opera House: 5min drive                    • Computer laboratories
   •   Bondi Beach: 10min drive                          • Student common room
                                                         • Student Support Services centre
                                                         • Social activities and programs

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                                                    For more information about: Sydney, visit sydneyaustralia.com
   8 – LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES                CSU Study Centre Sydney, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/locations/sydney
THE ECONOMIC POWERHOUSE OF AUSTRALIA.
                                                                        EXPLORE WORLD-FAMOUS LANDMARKS ALONG THE STUNNING
                                                                        NATURAL HARBOUR.

                                                                        A vibrant and
                                                                        exciting destination
                                                                        Sydney is Australia’s largest city, combining big city living with a relaxed Australian lifestyle
                                                                        and world-famous beaches.
                                                                        There is plenty for you to explore in Sydney: you can enjoy the Manly or Bondi beach
                                                                        culture, view the city sights as you take a ferry across the panoramic harbour, or enjoy
                                                                        glorious sea views as you dine at one of the city’s many delicious eateries.

                                                                        Population                                         Airport
                                                                        Sydney is Australia’s largest city,                Sydney has Australia’s largest
                                                                        with a population of around 5.1 million.           airport, offering direct flights to all
                                                                                                                           key Australian tourist destinations
                                                                        Public transport
                                                                                                                           as well as international cities.
                                                                        Sydney has Australia’s largest public
                                                                        transport system. Trains, light rail,              Weather
                                                                        buses and ferries extend from the                  Average temperatures in summer range
                                                                        city in all directions.                            from 16°C (61°F) to 25°C (77°F) and 9°C
                                                                                                                           (49°F) to 17°C (63°F) in winter.

                                                                     Sydney was ranked
                                                                      in the top 5 of the
                                                                     most liveable cities
                                                                         The Economist Intelligence
                                                                            Unit Rankings 2018

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1. Hyde Park   2. Pool of Reflection, Hyde Park   3. Three Sisters, Blue Mountains
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Where will I live?

A range of accommodation                            Who should I talk to?
                                                    • Brisbane:
options are available to you                          Unilodge Brisbane
while you study with us.                              unilodge.com.au/lodge/onmargaret
                                                      Study Queensland
                                                      studyqueensland.qld.edu.au/live/
                                                      accommodation
Homestay*
                                                    • Melbourne:
What will I get?
                                                      Unilodge on A’Beckett
• To live with an English-speaking family.            unilodge.com.au/lodge/abeckett
• A rewarding experience, presenting an             • Sydney:
  unrivalled opportunity for genuine cultural         Sinclair’s City Hostel
  exchange. All homestay families have hosting        cityhostel.com.au
  experience, and have been approved by               Unilodge Sydney
  police. Their homes are inspected before            unilodge.com.au/lodge/sydney
  students are allowed to reside there.
                                                    Renting and share houses*
How much will I pay?#                                                                                             BRISBANE             MELBOURNE              SYDNEY
                                                    What will I get?                                              Cappuccino
• From $315 a week, including your room,
  breakfast, self-serve lunch on weekends,          • Greater personal freedom.
                                                                                                                  $4.27                $4.14                  $4.00
  laundry facilities and telephone access.          • Many different types of rental accommodation
                                                                                                                  Bottle of water
                                                      available in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.
                                                      You can choose from houses, flats or                        $2.63                $2.73                  $2.54
Where can I get more information?
                                                      apartments, and these can be furnished                      Fast food combo meal
• Speak to Student Services staff on campus:
                                                      or unfurnished. Renting a house or apartment                $10.00               $10.00                 $10.50
  Sydney +61 2 9291 9300
                                                      requires a security bond (usually one                       Meal in an inexpensive restaurant
  Melbourne +61 3 9935 7900
                                                      month’s rent).
  Brisbane +61 7 3232 1531                                                                                        $17.00               $16.00                 $15.75
                                                                                                                  Cinema ticket
                                                    How much will I pay?#
Student residences                                                                                                $15.50               $20.00                 $20.00
                                                    • $250 to $350+ a week, plus living expenses
What will I get?                                      (food, utilities, transport, entertainment, etc.)           Fitness club (monthly)
• Quality, furnished student accommodation.           incurring additional costs.                                 $54.85               $62.57                 $73.80
• Convenient, safe and secure locations.                                                                          One-way ticket (local transport)
• The residences are walking distance               Who should I talk to?                                         $3.90                $4.30                  $4.00
  to excellent libraries, art galleries,            Check out these websites:                                     Basic utilities for an apartment
  sporting venues, restaurants, festivals           domain.com.au
                                                                                                                  $169.64              $201.99                $172.98
  and a diverse range of entertainment.             realestate.com.au
                                                    flatmates.com.au                                              Internet
• Shared rooms, single rooms and studios
  are available.                                    flatmatefinders.com.au                                        $76.27               $72.15                 $69.51
                                                    sharehousing.org
How much will I pay?#                               thepad.com.au
                                                    iglu.com.au
• Rates vary depending on the type of
  accommodation you choose and the length of
  your stay, but prices start from $250 per week.
                                                    * CSU Study Centre does not have agreements with             For more information on living costs in Australia and the
                                                      homestay providers, rental or share house properties.      minimum financial requirements to receive a student visa
                                                      Any arrangements a student enters into with the provider   please visit studyinaustralia.gov.au/global/live-in-
                                                      is between that individual and the provider directly.      australia/living-costs
                                                    #
                                                        Please note that all costs are estimated averages only   Note: All amounts listed on this page are in Australian dollars
                                                        and are subject to change without notice.                (AU$). To convert to your own currency, please visit xe.com
                                                        Source: numbeo.com/cost-of-living

   10 – LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES
Useful information
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                                                     Health insurance                                     Important websites
Cost of study                                        As an overseas student you are required to have
Please refer to page 45 or csustudycentres.edu.      Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) for the         to visit
au/courses-and-fees/fees for course costs.           duration of your student visa in Australia. OSHC     • Student visas to Australia
Please note that tuition fees are shown in           will help you to pay for most medical and hospital     homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/stud
Australian dollars per session or per year.          care you need while studying in Australia. OSHC      • Health insurance
                                                     covers you for doctors, hospitals, ambulance           oshcallianzassistance.com.au
You may pay by electronic transfer, telegraphic
                                                     and prescription drugs. CSU will assist you in       • ESOS Legislative Framework
transfer or credit card.
                                                     obtaining your OSHC membership.                        internationaleducation.gov.au/regulatory-
                                                     Visit csustudycentres.edu.au/how-to-apply/             information/pages/regulatoryinformation.
                                                     health-insurance                                       aspx

02                                                                                                        • National Code of Practice
                                                                                                            legislation.gov.au/Details/F2017L01182

Part-time work
International students are permitted to work up
to 40 hours per fortnight during each session;
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however, there is significant competition for        Student Services
part-time work.
You should not expect that money earned
                                                     and Amenities
from a part-time job will cover tuition fees.        fees (SSAF)
It is important that international students know     This is a contribution towards the provision of
their rights when it comes to part-time and casual   student services and amenities. It does not cover
employment in Australia.                             the cost of all services. In 2018, the SSAF is $37
We encourage you to learn more by visiting           per 8 point subject, with a maximum annual
homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/stud/more/work-              fee amount capped at $296 per student.
conditions-for-student-visa-holders                  Fees will be indexed and may increase each
                                                     calendar year.
                                                     At CSU, your SSAF will depend on the number

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                                                     of subjects you enrol in.
                                                     For more information visit
                                                     futurestudents.csu.edu.au/courses/fees-
Students with families                               and-costs/international-student-fees/
Students who wish to bring their dependants          international-on-campus
with them will need to arrange a ‘Student
Dependant Nomination’ entry with the
Department of Home Affairs.
To be eligible, you will need to be enrolled
in a full-time course of 12 months’ study.
If you are bringing school-aged dependants
to Australia, you will be required to pay full
fees if they are enrolled in either a government
or non-government school.
For an indication of school fees, please visit
decinternational.nsw.edu.au (NSW), study.vic.
gov.au (VIC) or education.qld.gov.au (QLD)
For more information visit
studyinaustralia.gov.au

                                                                                                                 LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES – 11
Getting you
career-ready
Real internships provided                              Career services to help you succeed
by Study Group                                         Our friendly and dedicated Career teams have a
With a 12-week internship† after graduation,           wealth of experience in coaching and mentoring
you can add practical workplace experience             students, along with experience across a range
to your résumé – a major selling point for future      of industries. They can help you with everything
job applications.                                      you need to make a great start to your career,
                                                       including:
Preparing for your internship                          •    résumés and job applications
Register your interest with Career Services            •    interview preparation and coaching
at your CSU Study Centre and Study Group               •    LinkedIn profiles
will help you prepare for your internship, offering:
                                                       •    career workshops
• tailored workshops                                   •    industry events and presentations.
• a career research project
• tips and advice.                                     Great employment outcomes
                                                       CSU has Australia’s highest graduate
The right internship for you                           employment rate. CSU Study Centre graduates
We will take you through an in-depth interview to      have gone on to successful careers both in
work out your career aspirations and objectives        Australia and back home, working for renowned
based on:                                              international companies including Google, BAE
•   your chosen industry                               Systems and Ernst & Young.
•   your skill set
•   any relevant experience you have                   Professional Year
•   your career goals                                  Professional Year Programs were launched
•   your academic performance.                         by the Australian government to address
                                                       Australia’s skills shortage by enhancing the
For more information visit:                            employability of recent international graduates
csustudycentres.edu.au/about-csu-study-                in specific professions.
centres/internship-program
                                                       CSU Study Centre students can access the
                                                       services of Performance Education, a reputable
                                                       provider of Professional Year programs for
                                                       Accounting and Information Technology
                                                       graduates. This program provides graduates
                                                       with training that can assist their transition
                                                       to the Australian workplace.

                                                       The benefits of completing a Professional Year
                                                       include gaining an invaluable internship in your
                                                       chosen industry, as well as the opportunity to
                                                       gain migration points for skilled migration.#

                                                       For more information, visit
                                                       csustudycentres.edu.au or contact the Careers
                                                       Advisors at the CSU Study Centres.

                                                       †
                                                           The Internship Program is a Study Group initiative. Terms and conditions apply. Currently not available in Brisbane.
                                                       #
                                                           Terms and conditions apply. Please visit: homeaffairs.gov.au/

    12 – LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES
Supporting you every
step of the way
Orientation                                         Academic success and recognition
Our orientation program helps students transition   Every year hundreds of our students achieve
into the CSU community and prepare for              outstanding results and are recognised through
our study environment. Orientation is a great       Academic Achievement and Executive Dean’s
opportunity to make friends and begin your          Awards. For the past few years students from
CSU journey.                                        our CSU Study Centres have been awarded
                                                    the School of Computing and Mathematics Prize
Supportive classroom environment                    for Academic Excellence in First Year Information
Our dedicated lecturing staff have a passion        Technology. This award is drawn from students
for teaching. Their aim is to create a supportive   studying IT from all campuses across the
and engaging classroom environment and              university. Fourteen CSU Study Centre students
learning experience.                                have been awarded the prestiguous University
                                                    Medal since 2016.

Peer support and advice                             We recognise students’ academic achievements
At CSU Study Centres we believe in the power        at our annual Student Gala celebration. We have
of peer support. Selected and highly trained        a proud history of students graduating with
Student Leaders actively support students           Distinction, acknowledging their continuous
through our STEP, PASS and DSL programs             high performance throughout their degree.
(see page 14 for more information).

Flexible learning environment
                                                    Peter Smith Memorial Award (Sydney)                 We have a number
                                                    The late Peter Smith lectured in IT (Networking)
Our CSU Study Centres enhance face-to-face          at the CSU Study Centre Sydney for more than        of Academic Merit
teaching by providing an integrated online
environment. This approach provides you with
                                                    eight years. Peter’s spirit lives on in the many
                                                    Networking students he inspired and supported
                                                                                                        Scholarships for gifted
a state-of-the-art learning experience and the      during his time as an academic and mentor in        students studying at
flexibility to learn in a manner that best suits    the CSU community. The award is given to the
your needs.                                         CSU Study Centre Sydney student who has             CSU Study Centres
                                                    achieved the highest total mark in ITC355:
Academic skills development                         Network Design.
Our academic workshops and services
provide a great opportunity to develop important
study skills. Our trained and professional Study
Support Coordinators offer a wide range of
specially designed workshops crafted to assist
international students. You can also request an
individual consultation for extra assistance.

CSU Study Centres’ Academic
Merit Scholarship
Our CSU Study Centres offer Academic
Merit Scholarships. These scholarships are for
students who have shown exceptional academic
performance and achieved the highest GPA
(conditions apply) in their area of study within
their CSU Study Centre course.

                                                                                                           LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES – 13
Leadership programs
Student leadership and personal development programs

Students who significantly                          Our leadership and personal development programs include:
contribute to our CSU Study                         • Student Representative Committee (SRC)            • Successful Transition Enhanced by Peers
Centre communities through                            SRC members are voted to the committee              (STEP) Leaders – Senior students support
leadership programs or other                          by their peers and provide a voice for students     their peers by providing information and tips
                                                      in meetings with senior management and on           to help excel your studies and student life.
contributions are rewarded with                       various committees. SRC members are active        • Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)
invitations to special events.                        and engage with students by organising              Leaders – PASS Leaders facilitate voluntary,
They also receive a ‘Certificate                      events to build a richer student community          informal, weekly sessions in which students
                                                      within CSU Study Centres.
of Leadership’; an achievement                                                                            review concepts, discuss readings,
                                                    • CSU Ambassador Program                              and prepare for assessments and
which is recognised                                   offers students exciting and unique                 examinations. PASS Leaders are students
by employers.                                         opportunities to support their university while     who have previously achieved Distinction
                                                      delivering professional development for             level grades for the subject they facilitate.
                                                      their careers and recognition of their efforts.   • Discipline Support Leaders (DSL) – DSL
                                                      The program provides ongoing training and           are high-achieving students (usually having
                                                      support delivered by industry professionals         distinction level Grade Point Average scores)
                                                      (medal and professional reference letter at         who volunteer to make themselves available
Study Centre students have the opportunity            the end of the year).                               to support their peers. By meeting and
to participate in the CSU STRIVE student                                                                  assisting a variety of students, the DSL are
leadership program that gives all student leaders                                                         building their problem solving skills, enhancing
an opportunity to build their leadership skills,                                                          their communication skills, and demonstrating
knowledge and practice. The program includes                                                              their leadership abilities. At the same time,
10 online modules and 30 hours of practical                                                               the whole student body benefits by having a
leadership experience, which students can                                                                 range of experienced and dedicated students
complete at their own pace for up to a year.                                                              to support them in their studies.
Successul completion of the program will also
appear on students’ Australian Higher Education
Graduation Statement (AHEGS).

                                                         CSU International Student Association
                                                         The CSU International Student Association advocates for the interests of all onshore CSU
                                                         international students on matters such as employment rights, immigration and cultural
                                                         engagement. Comprising current students and international student liaison officers,
                                                         the association contributes to the development of new services and programs for
                                                         International students.
                                                         Find us on Facebook - search ‘CSU International Student Association’

   14 – LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES
CSU community

                                                 Wagga Wagga trips                         Sports
                                                 Every year, students and staff from       Joining a sports team and taking part
                                                 the CSU Study Centres travel to           in sporting activities is a great way
                                                 Port Macquarie, Wagga Wagga,              of integrating into the Australian way
                                                 and Bathurst CSU’s biggest campus,        of life, as well as making new friends
                                                 for a two-night trip.                     and keeping fit. At CSU Study Centres
                                                                                           you can get involved in lots of different
                                                 The program includes sporting             sports. A variety of summer and winter
                                                 competitions, cultural activities         sporting activities are offered to students
                                                 and a campus tour.                        each year. More details can be found at
                                                                                           csustudycentres.edu.au/about-csu-
                                                                                           study-centres

Annual Gala                                      Other events and activities               WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY
The Gala is the biggest event held at            •   Harmony Day
CSU Study Centres. It includes a formal          •   International Food Day Picnic
dinner with speakers, awards and
                                                 •   Monthly birthdays
entertainment. The night is a celebration
                                                 •   Themed movie nights
of both student and staff achievements,
such as the prestigious Executive                •   Day trips
Dean’s Awards, Academic Achievement              •   End of session parties
Awards, and Lecturer Awards for                  •   Games nights
Excellence in Teaching.                          •   Surf days
                                                 •   Charity yoga classes
                                                 •   Australia Day BBQ

CSU Study Centre Orientation week                                                          “My advice to international students
                                                                                           is to focus on developing excellent
You’ll learn about:
                                                                                           communication skills. CSU offers
• who the staff are and how the CSU Study     • student life and the CSU community         different skill development and
  Centre team can help you                    • how to succeed in your studies             leadership programs that will help
• your course structure, which subjects       • the digital systems used to support        you to succeed and achieve your goals.”
  are compulsory and where you can              your learning and to submit your
  select different options (specialisations     assessments                                Ashrita, India
  or electives)                               • information about living in Australia,     Master of Information Technology
• how to create a study plan that ensures       your safety and welfare, and your rights   CSU Study Centre Melbourne
  you take the right subjects at the right      and responsibilities
  time throughout your course

                                                                                                LIFE AT THE CSU STUDY CENTRES – 15
What
“I’d definitely recommend starting your
 academic journey with CSU because
 you get support if you’re having difficulties
 with the language, completing your                                                            our
 assessments and even with your exams.”
Chamara, Sri Lanka
                                                                                               students
Bachelor of Information Technology
CSU Study Centre Melbourne                                                                     say...

Undergraduate
programs
    CSU’s undergraduate programs offer
    students a broad range of skills for diverse
    careers in private, public and not-for-profit
    organisations.
    An undergraduate degree, also known as a Bachelor’s, is usually the first degree
    you will complete at university. Bachelor’s degrees lay the foundations for your career,
    giving you the skills and knowledge you need for entry-level positions in your chosen
    field. The skills you gain during your undergraduate study will prepare you for the
    professional environment, and ensure you are job-ready when you graduate.

    Choosing a career is important, and selecting the degree
    that will get you there is a vital step.
    • Check the many CSU courses that are available to you, either by looking
      in this prospectus or online at csustudycentres.edu.au
    • Investigate your career area and consider what kinds of jobs are available
      now and in the future.
    • Speak to professionals in the career areas that interest you.
    • Discuss your ideas with your family and teachers.
    • Check admission requirements for the courses you are interested in.

  16 – COURSE INFORMATION
COURSE INFORMATION – 17
Enrol in this program at the CSU Study Centre in Melbourne or Sydney
For more information, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/courses-and-fees

  BACHELOR OF ACCOUNTING
  The Bachelor of Accounting is designed for students who want to gain a career-focused undergraduate degree that gives
  them a solid understanding of the theoretical and conceptual aspects of accounting.

  About the course                                                                                Course structure
  This specialist accounting degree covers theoretical and practical                              You must successfully complete 24 subjects to graduate.
  accounting concepts with employment opportunities in professional                               This will include 18 core subjects and six unrestricted electives.
  accounting practice, commerce, industry, government and the
                                                                                                  Core subjects
  not-for-profit sector. You will enjoy many vocational choices, including:
                                                                                                  ACC100      Accounting 1
  • Public practice: auditing, business advisory services, taxation,
    management consulting, insolvency and business recovery,                                      ACC110         Accounting 2*
    information technology and external reporting.                                                ACC200         Accounting Systems*
  • Commerce and industry: management accounting, budget planning                                 ACC210         Management Accounting*
    and control, taxation planning, information systems design, electronic
                                                                                                  ACC222         External Reporting*
    data processing, financial management, internal auditing, policy
    formulation, strategic planning, team research, product planning                              ACC275         Professional Practice in Accounting*
    and marketing.                                                                                ACC311         Strategic and Sustainable Accounting*
  • Government, semi-government and non-profit organisations:                                     ACC322         Company Accounting*
    financial accountability, budgeting and performance measurement,
                                                                                                  ACC331         Auditing and Assurance Services*
    accounting control systems, policy formulation, prices surveillance,
    cost-benefit analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis.                                        ACC341         Accounting Theory*
                                                                                                  ECO130         Business Economics
                                                                                                  FIN211         Financial Management*
                                                                                                  LAW110         Business Law
                                                                                                  LAW220         Business Organisations Law*
                                                                                                  LAW301         Taxation Law (Principles)*
                                                                                                  MGT100         Organisations and Management
                                                                                                  MGT211         Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†
                                                                                                  MGT230         Ethics, Sustainability and Culture†
                                                                                                  QBM117         Business Statistics
                                                                                                  Electives
                                                                                                  Students may undertake six unrestricted electives or choose electives
                                                                                                  for Joint Study* purposes. An elective is any undergraduate subject
                                                                                                  offered at the CSU Study Centre. Students can enrol in these subjects
                                                                                                  provided they meet prerequisites and enrolment restrictions. Electives
                                                                                                  are required to bring a student’s total number of subjects to 24 over
                                                                                                  the course of the three-year degree.
                                                                                                  This course is also offered at CSU’s campuses in Albury-Wodonga,
                                                                                                  Bathurst, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga.

  *	 This subject has a prerequisite and cannot be undertaken before its prerequisite
      subject is passed. Waivers will only be granted in special circumstances.
  †
        Students will study either MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture or
        MGT21 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective, but not both.                                                                     Note: Not all subjects are offered each session.

        18 – COURSE INFORMATION                                                          INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – CRICOS Code: 074612D (CSU Study Centres – Sydney & Melbourne)
WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY                                                Industry
                                                                     accreditation
                                                                     Both CPA Australia and
                                                                     the Chartered Accountants
                                                                     Australia & New Zealand
                                                                     accredit the Bachelor
                                                                     of Accounting.
                                                                     Graduates are eligible to enrol in
                                                                     CPA and Chartered Accountants
                                                                     Australia and New Zealand
                                                                     postgraduate programs.

“If you come to CSU, you won’t feel homesick because there are
so many international students here. You’ll become part of the
family! In the future, I plan to do an internship and then to make
a career in accounting.”

Harpreet, India
Bachelor of Accounting
CSU Study Centre Melbourne

                                                                                    COURSE INFORMATION – 19
Enrol in this program at the CSU Study Centre in Melbourne or Sydney
For more information, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/courses-and-fees

  BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MANAGEMENT)
  The Bachelor of Business (Management) equips graduates to become leaders in the business world.

  About the course                                                                         Course structure#
  This course is designed for students who wish to pursue a management                     You must successfully complete 24 subjects to graduate.
  career in industry and commerce. The course prepares you for all aspects                 The course comprises 16 core subjects and eight unrestricted electives.
  of business operations and for the development of specific on-the-job skills.
                                                                                           Core subjects
  The course offers an optimum blend of theory with the flexibility to develop
                                                                                           BUS110      Workplace Learning 1
  both soft skills for working with people and also hard skills such as strategy,
  planning, managing organisational change and business operations.                        BUS220       Workplace Learning 2
  Additional subjects that offer strategic and international perspectives                  BUS370       Workplace Learning 3
  will prepare you for employment in regional, national and international                  ECO130       Business Economics
  organisations.                                                                           HRM210       Human Resource Management
  You can tailor your degree to suit your career aims by adding a                          LAW110       Business Law
  Joint Study* in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management,
                                                                                           MGT100       Organisations and Management
  Law, Marketing or Online Business Technologies.
                                                                                           MGT210       Organisational Behaviour
  As a graduate, you will be eligible for a variety of careers in the public
  and private sectors. Employment opportunities include:                                   MGT211       Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†
  • joining a graduate training scheme with a large private company                        MGT230       Ethics, Sustainability and Culture†
    in commerce or industry                                                                MGT290       Project Management
  • being an entrepreneur or owner/manager in a small or                                   MGT310       Operations Management
    medium-sized company
                                                                                           MGT320       Managing Change
  • joining a business as a store or department manager
                                                                                           MGT330       Business Strategy (Capstone Subject)
  • working in a government, semi-government or non-profit
    organisation as a section or department manager.                                       MGT340       International Management
  Please see page 40 for additional information about recognition                          MGT367       Leadership Issues
  of prior learning.                                                                       QBM120       Business Data Analysis
  This course is also offered at CSU campuses in Albury-Wodonga,
                                                                                           Unrestricted electives
  Bathurst and Wagga Wagga.
                                                                                           Students must choose eight unrestricted electives by either
                                                                                           of the following options:
                                                                                           • Completing a Joint Study in another discipline area, which
                                                                                             will be included on the testamur, and adding the number of
                                                                                             electives needed to bring the total number of subjects to 24.
                                                                                           • Selecting eight unrestricted electives. An unrestricted elective
                                                                                             is any undergraduate subject offered by CSU, provided prerequisites
                                                                                             and enrolment restrictions have been met.
                                                                                           Please note that at least three unrestricted electives must be business
                                                                                           or business-related subjects.
                                                                                           Students must ensure that there are no more than twelve level one
                                                                                           subjects in their degree. Students must also ensure that they complete
         You can tailor your                                                               a minimum of five level three subjects in their degree. The level of a
                                                                                           subject is designated by the first digit in the subject code, e.g. MGT100
         degree to suit your                                                               is a level one subject.
         career aims by adding
         a Joint Study* in
         Accounting, Finance,
         Human Resource
         Management, Law,
         Marketing or Online
         Business Technologies.

  * See page 23
  #
        Not all subjects may be offered at CSU Study Centres.
  †
        Students will study either MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture or
        MGT211 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective, but not both.                                                            Note: Not all subjects are offered each session.

        20 – COURSE INFORMATION                                                   INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – CRICOS Code: 045875K (CSU Study Centres – Sydney & Melbourne)
BACHELOR OF BUSINESS (MARKETING)
  CSU’s Bachelor of Business (Marketing) equips graduates for a career in marketing management.

  About the course                                                              Course structure#
  As a graduate, you will be able to respond to the needs of industry           You must successfully complete 24 subjects to graduate.
  and commerce, particularly in the areas of strategy development,              The course comprises 11 core subjects, three restricted electives (set A),
  innovation and international marketing. You will be prepared for positions    two restricted electives (set B) and eight unrestricted electives.
  in marketing, including product or brand management, marketing
                                                                                Core subjects*
  research, promotion and sales, and digital and social media management.
                                                                                BUS110      Workplace Learning 1
  The main responsibilities of the marketing management function include:
                                                                                BUS220        Workplace Learning 2
  •    market analysis
                                                                                BUS370        Workplace Learning 3
  •    marketing strategy development
  •    marketing program development and implementation                         QBM120        Business Data Analysis
  •    new product development.                                                 MGT100        Organisations & Management
  You can tailor your degree to suit your career aims and direction             MGT211        Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†
  by adding a Joint Study in Accounting, Finance, Human Resource                MGT230        Ethics, Sustainability & Culture†
  Management, Law, Management or Online Business Technologies.
                                                                                MKT110        Marketing Fundamentals
                                                                                MKT220        Consumer Behaviour
                                                                                MKT230        Market Research
                                                                                MKT260        International Marketing
                                                                                MKT340        Strategic Marketing Management (Capstone Subject)
                                                                                Restricted Electives*
                                                                                Plus at least three (3) Restricted Electives (Group A) from:
                                                                                MKT211        Applied Social Media and Digital Marketing
                                                                                MKT235        Brand Management
                                                                                MKT240        Market Analysis and Analytics
       WHAT OUR TEACHERS SAY                                                    MKT310        Integrated Marketing Communications
                                                                                MKT335        Marketing of Services
                                                                                MKT303        Social and Environmental Marketing
                                                                                MKT350        Product Innovation Management
                                                                                Management Plus at least two (2)
                                                                                Restricted Electives (Group B) from:
                                                                                ACC100        Accounting 1
                                                                                ECO130        Business Economics
                                                                                ITC105        Communications & Information Management
                                                                                LAW110        Business Law
                                                                                MGT307        Applied Entrepreneurial Projects
                                                                                Unrestricted Electives
                                                                                Students must choose eight unrestricted electives by either of the
                                                                                following options:
       “I make learning real, create stimulating learning
        environments, update existing material, draw on the                     • Completing a Joint Study in another discipline area, which will be
                                                                                  included on the testamur, and adding the number of unrestricted
        collective experience of our diverse student cohort
                                                                                  electives needed to bring the total number of subjects to 24;
        including my own corporate experience and provide
                                                                                  or by
        support to individual student concerns. I am very
                                                                                • Selecting eight unrestricted electives. An unrestricted elective is
        fortunate to be able to do what I love!”                                  any undergraduate subject offered by CSU, provided prerequisites
                                                                                  and enrolment restrictions have been met.
        Suzanna Mahinder                                                        Note that at least three unrestricted electives must be business or
        Adjunct Lecturer in Business
                                                                                business-related subjects.
        CSU Study Centre
                                                                                Students must ensure that there are no more than 12 level one subjects
                                                                                in their degree. Students must also ensure that they complete a minimum
                                                                                of five level three subjects in their degree. The level of a subject is
                                                                                designated by the first digit in the subject code, e.g. MGT100
                                                                                is a level one subject.
  #
      Not all subjects may be offered at CSU Study Centres.
  * You may be required to study some of these subjects online.
  †
      Students will study either MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture or
      MGT211 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective, but not both.                                                     Note: Not all subjects are offered each session.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – CRICOS Code: 045873A (CSU Study Centres – Sydney & Melbourne)                                             COURSE INFORMATION – 21
Enrol in this program at the CSU Study Centre in Melbourne or Sydney
For more information, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/courses-and-fees

  BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDIES
  CSU’s Bachelor of Business Studies is a flexible, generalised undergraduate degree that results in a wide range
  of opportunities for graduates.

  About the course
  This course allows you to construct a program of study that you consider                             WHAT OUR DIRECTORS SAY
  will best meet your future needs.
  The course offers an extensive portfolio of business subjects developed
  by CSU, and is designed so that you can include qualifications from any
  tertiary study you may previously have undertaken. Please see page 40
  for additional information about recognition of prior learning.
  It is important to note that there are no specialisations in this program
  however, you can design your course around your own particular
  business interests.

  Course structure
  In order to be awarded the Bachelor of Business Studies from CSU,
  students are required to complete 24 standard subjects (192 points)
  including:
  • at least one strategy capstone subject chosen from:
    ACC311            Strategic & Sustainable Accounting*
    HRM330            Strategic Human Resource Management
    MGT330            Business Strategy; or
    MKT340            International Management
  • no more than 12 x Level 1 subjects
  • at least 4 x Level 2 subjects
  • at least 4 x Level 3 subjects
  • at least 16 of the 24 subjects chosen from the subjects listed
    in any of the undergraduate programmes included in this brochure

  The level of a subject is determined by the first number in the subject
  code. For example ACC100 is a Level 1 subject, MGT340 is a Level 3
  subject. A standard subject is deemed to be an 8 credit point subject.
  International students must also demonstrate accomplishment of CSU’s
  Graduate Learning Outcomes (GLOs) by completing subjects covering
  numeracy, Academic Literacy, Information & Research Literacy, Digital
  Literacy, Global Citizenship, and Sustainable Practice. Local students
  must also complete MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability & Culture in order
  to demonstrate Indigenous Cultural Competency.
  This subject has a prerequisite and cannot be undertaken before its                                  “At the Study Centres, our focus is on understanding
  prerequisite subject is passed.                                                                        the needs of international students providing them with
  This course is also offered at CSU campuses in Albury-Wodonga,
                                                                                                         a comprehensive university experience. We follow the
  Bathurst, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga.                                                              strategy of 3 ‘S’.The first stands for excellence in student
                                                                                                         service, this translates into the second which is student
                                                                                                         satisfaction, which ultimately leads to student success.”

                                                                                                        Ali Syed
                                                                                                        Academic Director
                                                                                                        CSU Study Centre Melbourne

  * 	This subject has a prerequisite and cannot be undertaken before its prerequisite subject is passed.
     Waivers can be granted in special circumstances.
  †
      Students will study either MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture or
      MGT211 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective, but not both.                                                                     Note: Not all subjects are offered each session.

      22 – COURSE INFORMATION                                                           INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – CRICOS Code: 045876J (CSU Study Centres – Sydney & Melbourne)
Joint studies
A Joint Study is a           For a Joint Study within the Faculty      Resource Management, Management or
                             of Business, Justice Studies and          Marketing and cover the following areas:
prescribed set of subjects   Behavioural Sciences, you must take       • Accounting
taken from two different     an established sequence or a set of       • Human resource management
                             five subjects. You must ensure that
discipline areas. Both       you take the necessary prerequisites or
                                                                       • Information systems
                                                                       • Management
disciplines studied will     have the required assumed knowledge.
                                                                       • Marketing
then be included on the      You cannot claim more than one            • Online business technologies.
testamur, e.g. Bachelor      Joint Study.

of Accounting/Marketing      Joint Studies are available within
or Bachelor of Business      the Bachelor of Accounting, as well
                             as any of the Bachelor of Business
(Management/Marketing).      specialisations, such as Human

                                                                         “At the CSU Study
                                                                          Centres we focus
                                                                          on implanting the
                                                                          knowledge and
                                                                          building the key skills
                                                                          that graduates need in
                                                                          order to be successful
                                                                          in an ever evolving
                                                                          professional world.”
                                                                          Dr Jeff Gosper
                                                                          Academic Director
                                                                          CSU Study Centre Sydney

                                                                                      COURSE INFORMATION – 23
Enrol in this program at the CSU Study Centre in Melbourne or Sydney
For more information, visit csustudycentres.edu.au/courses-and-fees

  BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (WITH SPECIALISATIONS)
  The Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations) will provide you with the skills needed to become a knowledge worker
  in the rapidly expanding information technology industry.

  About the course                                                                   Business Analysis specialisation
  Information Technology (IT) graduates have excellent job prospects                 This specialisation contains a mix of business and technology subjects
  and may find employment as computing professionals in both commercial              designed to give students an understanding of business operations and
  and technical sectors. Employers might be in industry, commerce,                   the technologies used to enhance competitiveness. You will study the
  small business, large financial enterprises, public utilities, government,         principles of business organisation and management as well as techniques
  education or welfare.                                                              to optimise business performance. You will also study technologies that can
  Graduates may also go on to postgraduate study and research.                       be used to enhance the business mission, such as wireless networking
                                                                                     and virtualisation. Towards the end of your studies, you will undertake a
                                                                                     significant project relating to the business analysis field.
  Your course is recognised by industry
  The Australian Computer Society (ACS) accredits courses in Information             Subjects
  Technology. CSU’s Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations)        MGT100        Organisations and Management
  has professional level accreditation.                                              ITC204        Human Computer Interaction
                                                                                     ITC306        Project Preparation
  Practical experience                                                               ITC308        IT Project*
  The course places particular importance on practical experience, and all           MGT210        Organisational Behaviour
  teaching involves industry-standard hardware and software methods and              MGT310        Operations Management
  techniques. You will be encouraged to seek relevant paid work experience           And two of the following subjects#:
  during vacations.
                                                                                     ITC203        Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
  In your final year project, you will investigate, design and implement             ITC240        IT Infrastructure Management
  a substantial Information Technology project to address a practical                ITC254        Wireless Networks
  ‘real-world’ problem.                                                              ITC314        Virtualisation Technologies
                                                                                     MGT211        Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†
  Course structure                                                                   MGT230        Ethics, Sustainability and Culture†
  You must successfully complete 24 subjects to graduate. The structure              Or two other appropriate ITC subjects relevant to the specialisation and
  of the course is flexible. Every student must complete 10 core subjects,           the Bachelor of Information Technology as a whole, as approved by the
  and eight subjects of IT (called a ‘specialisation’). In addition, every student   Course Director.
  must complete six elective subjects.
  The core component covers fundamental information system and                       Network Engineering specialisation
  computing principles, such as databases and systems analysis and design.           This specialisation provides strong practical knowledge of the computing
  Core subjects                                                                      networking field - how networks are built, how they function, computer
  ITC105      Communication and Information Management                               networking protocols and security issues.
  ITC106      Programming Principles                                                 You may also elect to study more specialist topics such as virtualisation,
  ITC114      Database Management Systems                                            cloud computing, and wireless networks. Several subjects in this major
  ITC133      Customer Support Management                                            are based around the CISCO networking curriculum. At the end of your
  ITC161      Computer Systems                                                       studies, you will be eligible to attempt the CISCO Certified Networking
  ITC211      Systems Analysis                                                       Associate (CCNA) exam. All students in this major will design and
  ITC212      Internet Technologies                                                  implement a significant networking project as part of their enrolment.
  ITC218      ICT Project Management
                                                                                     Subjects
  ITC331      Ethics and Professional Practice
  ITC358      IT Security                                                            ITC233        Computer Networks
                                                                                     ITC254        Wireless Networks
  Information Technology (IT) specialisations                                        ITC306        Project Preparation
  A specialisation is comprised of eight compulsory subjects                         ITC308        IT Project*
  in a related area of IT, such as:                                                  ITC354        Routing and Switching
                                                                                     ITC355        Network Design
  •   Business Analysis
  •   Network Engineering                                                            And two of the following subjects#:
  •   Software Design and Development                                                ITC240        IT Infrastructure Management
  •   Systems Administration                                                         ITC314        Virtualisation Technologies
                                                                                     ITC333        Server Administration and Maintenance
                                                                                     MGT211        Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†
                                                                                     MGT230        Ethics, Sustainability and Culture†
                                                                                     Or two other appropriate ITC subjects, relevant to the specialisation and
                                                                                     to the Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations) as a whole,
                                                                                     as approved by the Course Director.

   24 – COURSE INFORMATION                                             INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS – CRICOS Code: 045878G (CSU Study Centres, Melbourne and Sydney)
Software Design and Development specialisation
This specialisation will introduce you to the fundamentals of computer programming
before deepening your skills through proficiency in the Java programming language.
                                                                                          CISCO
                                                                                          Networking
Later, you will learn how to program mobile device applications and advanced
desktop applications that interact with a relational database, and to use Java
collection classes to solve complex programming problems. Towards the end of

                                                                                          Academy
your studies, you will design and implement a significant programming project that
will help prepare you for future employment as a software developer.
Subjects
ITC203             Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design
ITC205             Professional Programming Practice
ITC206
ITC303
                   Programming in Java 1
                   Software Development Project 1                                         CSU is proud to offer
ITC309
ITC313
                   Software Development Project 2*
                   Programming in Java 2
                                                                                          students the hands-on
And two of the following subjects.#                                                       experience necessary to
ITC204
ITC209
                   Human Computer Interaction
                   Mobile Application Development
                                                                                          succeed in the Information
ITC322             Data Structures                                                        Technology industry, thanks
MGT211             Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†
MGT230             Ethics, Sustainability and Culture†                                    to the CISCO Networking
Or two other appropriate ITC subjects, relevant to the specialisation and
to the Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations), as approved
                                                                                          Academy Program.
by the Course Director.
                                                                                          CISCO’s Networking Academy Program
Systems Administration specialisation                                                     is taught in approximately 145 countries
This specialisation will teach you the skills required to successfully administer
desktop clients, servers and computer networks in a corporate environment.
                                                                                          across the globe. It provides students
You will first learn how to troubleshoot desktop applications, and to resolve network     with access to online curriculums,
and security issues for end users. You will also learn how to design, test and analyse    online exams and hands-on experience
the elements of small to medium-sized networks before studying specialised topics         with networking equipment.
in virtualisation and server administration. Finally, you will design and implement
a significant project that will prepare you for future employment as a systems
administrator.
                                                                                          CSU has partnered with CISCO to
                                                                                          offer students this dynamic learning
Subjects                                                                                  experience. Students who successfully
ITC232             Technical Service Management                                           complete the CISCO program obtain
ITC233             Computer Networks
ITC306             Project Preparation
                                                                                          industry certification.
ITC308             IT Project*
ITC314             Virtualisation Technologies                                            To ensure students experience
ITC333             Server Administration and Maintenance                                  real-world workplace situations,
And two of the following subjects#:                                                       CSU Study Centres offer extensive
ITC204             Human Computer Interaction                                             computing facilities that include
ITC240             IT Infrastructure Management                                           computer networks of different types
ITC254             Wireless Networks                                                      and sizes, internet access for all
MGT211             Business Ethics: A Global Perspective†                                 terminals and online study materials.
MGT230             Ethics, Sustainability and Culture†
Or two other appropriate ITC subjects, relevant to the specialisation and
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to the Bachelor of Information Technology (with specialisations), as approved
by the Course Director.
This course is also offered at CSU campuses in Albury-Wodonga and Wagga Wagga.

* This subject has a prerequisite and cannot be undertaken before its prerequisite
  subject is passed. Waivers can be granted in special circumstances.
#
    Not all subjects may be offered at CSU Study Centres.
†
    Students will study either MGT230 Ethics, Sustainability and Culture or
    MGT211 Business Ethics: A Global Perspective, but not both.
Note: Not all subjects are offered each session.

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