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10. Course Requirements

The Information Processes and Technology Stage 6 Syllabus comprises a Preliminary course and a HSC course, each of 120 hours (indicative time).

The Preliminary course is organised around three topics that relate to Introduction to Information Skills and Systems, Tools for Information Processes, and Developing Information Systems, where students are involved in both individual and team projects. All topics and their related projects are based on the information processes and skills of collecting, organising, analysing, storing and retrieving, processing, transmitting/receiving and displaying.

The HSC course is organised around three core topics: Project Work, Information Systems and Databases, and Communication Systems, together with four optional strands. It is assumed students undertaking this course will have satisfied the required outcomes of the Preliminary course. The HSC course involves a core (60% total) and option topics (40% total).

Course Specifications prescribed for Information Processes and Technology Stage 6
The Course Specifications prescribed for Information Processes and Technology Stage 6 Preliminary and HSC courses are published on the Board of Studies website.
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