School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

IT Consultant pathway

An IT consultant requires a broad set of skills in business analysis, solutions development, network infrastructure, data, cyber security etc. They use their consulting skills in order to advise clients on how to best utilise technology to meet their business objectives, overcome problems and increase productivity. They provide strategic guidance to clients with regard to technology and facilitate changing business processes through enhancements to technology solutions. They provide technical assistance, and are often responsible for providing training.

Semester 1

Campus-based

  • ECS401U Procedural Programming
  • ECS404U Computer Systems and Networks 

Work-based

  • ECS427W Professional and Research Practice in EECS

Semester 2

Campus-based

  • ECS419U Information Systems Analysis
  • ECS414U Object Oriented Programming

Work-based

  • ECS418W Business Modelling

Semester 1

Campus-based

  • ECS505U Software Engineering
  • ECS519U Database Systems

Work-based

  • ECS429W Organisational Environment

Semester 2

Campus-based

  • ECS524U Internet Protocols and Applications
  • BUS011 Marketing

Work-based

  • ECS508W Business Information Systems

Semester 1

Campus-based

  • BUS021 Financial Accounting
  • ECS507U Website Design and Authoring 

Work-based

  • ECS646W Software Development and Quality

Semester 2

Campus-based

  • ECS522U Graphical User Interfaces
  • BUS017 Economics for Business

Work-based

  • ECS622W Product Development

Semester 1

Campus-based

  • BUS204 Strategy
  • ECS639U Web Programming 

Work-based

  • ECS635W Project

Semester 2

Campus-based

  • BUS324 Management of Human Resources
  • ECS655U Security Engineering

Work-based

  • ECS635W Project (continued)