Australian Computer Society-ACS Accredited course

What is Accredited

Courses that have been approved by professionals are referred as accredited courses. It’s a formal confirmation that the course is nationally recognized, authentic, meets quality assurance requirements and is up to date and professionally compatible. Accreditation confirms that the course provides appropriate competency outcomes and satisfactory basis for assessment. 

What is ACS or Australian Computer society?

ACS is the recognized association for professionals in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. It’s a public voice of the ICT profession and the guardian of professional ethics and standards of ICT industry representing technology professionals across industry, government and education. Its key aim is to grow the nation’s digital skills and capacity.ACS also engages with policy makers and media on issues affecting the sector along with providing a range of resources for educators and industry. Currently ACS has 48000+ members, 1500+ certified professionals, 600+ annual events and 44500+ training videos.

List of universities with accredited courses by ACS is given below:

      Australian Universities

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Australian National University
    • Box Hill Institute  of Tafe
    • Central Queensland University
    •  Charles Darwin University
    •  Charles Sturt University
    • Curtin University
    • Deakin University
    • Edith Cowan University
    • Federation University of Australia
    • Flinders University
    • Griffith University
    • James Cook University
    • LA Trobe University
    • Macquarie University
    • Melbourne Institute of Technology
    • Melbourne Polytechnic
    • Monash University
    • Murdoch University
    • Queensland University of Technology
    • RMIT University
    • Southern Cross University
    • Swinburne University of Technology
    • Torrens University of Australia
    • University of Adelaide
    • University of Canberra
    • University of Melbourne
    • University of New England
    • University of New South Wales
    • University of Newcastle
    • University of Queensland
    • University of South Australia
    • University of Southern Queensland
    • University of Sydney
    • University of Tasmania
    • University of Technology Sydney
    • University of the Sunshine Coast
    • University of Western Australia
    • University of Wollongong
    • Victoria University
  • Western Sydney University

Overseas University

  • Sohar University
  • University of the south Pacific

Here to “why should you do an accredited course?”

  • Protected titles:  There are job titles that are legally protected meaning you cannot use them unless you are registered. These job titles make it mandatory for you to gain accreditation to be able to practice in your own field.

        

  • Professional head start: It’s a good option to consider if you wanna make sure that you are work ready upon graduation or if you want a head start when applying for post graduation. It can make your career goals easier to achieve.

       

  • Boost your career:   Accreditation ensures your education is recognized worldwide making you more impressive to both employers and clients.

     

  • Professional Organizational Membership:  Professional organizations are incredibly useful for the help and support they offer individuals throughout their career.

           

  • Professional Exemption:  In some cases you may be exempted from professional examination because of the relevance of the materials you have studied.

ACS requirements

A student must hold a degree with a major in Business Information Systems to satisfy the academic requirements for Professional Membership of ACS,

Students must complete three courses at third year level in their major; INFS3002 Enterprise Systems in Business( Undergraduate course offered by the Research School of Management) , INFS3059 Project Management and Information Systems ( Undergraduate course offered by the Research School of Management)  towards your major, with INFS3024 Information Systems Management ( Undergraduate course offered by the Research School of Management), which is in the compulsory core.

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