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Deakin University program

Introduction to IT Professional Practice

Welcome to the Deakin University unit, SIT752: Introduction to IT Professional Practice, exploring our professional skills.

Introduction to IT Professional Practice

This program is part of the Information Technology Leadership degree offered by Deakin University

Welcome to the program

Not only are employers seeking IT graduates with good technical knowledge, they are also demanding that they have well-developed professional skills. Even though you may have been working in the industry for a number of years, professional skills are a living skill, requiring ongoing improvement. SIT752 is designed for students who have experience working in industry for some time but need further development in evidencing professional skills. Students will identify professional skills that they have developed through their work activities in the field of IT and explore what constitutes evidence and how to document evidence for credentialing purposes.

Courses

5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Deakin University is Australia’s eighth largest university with more than 53,000 students from more than 100 countries studying online and on-campus. With world-class teaching and research, Deakin produces sought-after graduates poised to make a real difference in the world.

Who will you learn with?

Michael Hobbs

I am a senior lecturer in the School of IT at Deakin University. My research interests are in the areas of distributed systems, operating systems and more recently IoT scalability & interoperability.

Nicholas Patterson

Dr Nicholas Patterson (Ph.D) is an academic professional and Alfred Deakin Medalist in Information Technology and Criminology who has been involved in cyber-security research projects and teaching.

Guy Wood-Bradley

is an academic professional in Information Technology with teaching and research interests in human-computer interaction, interactive, and virtual technologies.

Learning outcomes

Trimester 2, 2018

  • Apply principles of self-reflection to identify relevant professional knowledge and skills for practice in the IT profession.

  • Assess work practices and performance outcomes, and prepare documentation that culminates evidence of work activities and practice.

Benefits of studying with Deakin University

Library

Whether you're studying forensic science, teaching dance or you're a member of the public with an interest in mechatronics engineering, we've got what you need.

Study support

Whether you want to improve your general study skills or you need help on a tricky assignment, there's plenty of support available. As a Deakin student, every aspect of your study will be supported by online resources, student mentors and, of course, our staff.

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At Deakin, you get support every step of the way. For health or mental wellbeing services, healthcare professionals are on hand. We take care of your needs so you can enjoy life at Deakin.

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Maybe you're going after your dream job, or perhaps you're still exploring your career options. Deakin offers the exclusive Job Search Essentials platform, which holds career resources to help plan your future.

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