My Digital Life B

Course code BIT592

This online course will introduce you to the comprehensive aspects of shared information, social computing and real-time online communications. You will develop a critical appreciation of the impact of computer technologies on modern society. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  • Delivery type
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 & 2 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2019 :  
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Explain the fundamental concepts, principles and techniques associated with information technology
  • Describe the impact of communication technologies on society
  • Exploit the application of online asynchronous and synchronous communication technologies
  • Produce reports, based on study and analysis, expressing cognizant and reasoned arguments 
  • Analyse data and perform calculations using appropriate numerical and mathematical skills
  • Develop, modify and test programs for small computer-based systems

Course content will include

  • Creation of audiovisual content to be shared 
  • New technologies and standards for online collaboration
  • Online shared information and real-time online communication 
  • Data analysis and presentation
  • Configuration and programming of computer-based systems


  • This course is 100% internally assessed

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