The Bachelor of Information Technology is a vocationally oriented program emphasising the resolution of technological problems leading to the effective management and analysis of information in both private and public sectors. The program's foundation is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills in key areas of IT as well as professionally relevant knowledge, qualities and skills in such areas as problem solving, communication, ethics and teamwork. The Networking and Security major will equip students with state-of-the-art skills in network design, management, security and systems development and administration. Students will become familiar with problem solving in computer networks, VoIP, video conferencing, network services administration, and gain the professional skills to apply them in the communication sector, healthcare, government institutions, and IT firms. On completion of the networking and security major, graduates should: be able to design, install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain networks and their operating systems; be able to install, configure and manage network, system, user, and security services; have acquired skills in development of new systems to operate networks; be able to interface networks with wide area networks such as the Internet and newer network architectures; have a sound understanding of the operating systems that are used to provide services on networks, including at least Linux and Windows; display a detailed knowledge of the fundamental principles of database systems and be able to apply these using database software. With student's knowledge and skills in networking and security, they will have the opportunity to begin their career as a system administrator, systems analyst, web administrator network analyst, designer or administrator, database administrator or database designer. The Bachelor of Information Technology program is accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and, through the Seoul Accord, is recognised in other countries. This program is also offered by Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts (BELA).