Computer Systems


Students develop and apply specialised skills and techniques in the use of software in a number of information technology areas.

About this subject

Students investigate existing information technology systems to discover their nature and components. They develop a range of information technology skills and techniques while creating their own systems that can be tested and evaluated.

Stage 1 Information Technology is organised into the following six topics:

  • Topic 1: Computer Systems
  • Topic 2: Relational Databases
  • Topic 3: Application Programming
  • Topic 4: Multimedia Programming
  • Topic 5: Website Programming
  • Topic 6: Dynamic Websites.

A 10-credit subject consists of two topics. Stage 1 Computer Systems consists of Topic 1: Computer Systems and Topic 2: Relational Databases.

Course Content

Students will learn

  • This is a topic or skill


Assessment at Stage 1 is school based. Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:

  • Type 1: Folio,
  • Type 2: Skills and Applications Task
  • Type 3: Project
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