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
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2018 to start 2 Jul 2018
    Trimester 3 enrol by 21 Oct 2018 to start 29 Oct 2018
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 & 3 2018 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
    2018 :  
    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

What you need to know about this course

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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