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    Explores fundamental components of ICT and related issues. Examines the influences and impacts ICT has and may have in the future. Students will apply widely-used software applications to perform real-world business activities.

    COMP111 aims to enhance the capacity of students to benefit from information and communication technologies, and various software applications now and in the future.

    About this paper

    Paper title Information and Communications Technology
    Subject Computer and Information Science
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music, Commerce, Science

    No particular requirements.


    Co-ordinator: Dr Sander Zwanenburg

    Teaching staff

    Co-ordinator: Dr Sander Zwanenburg
    Labs: Gary Burrows

    Paper Structure

    Three Blackboard tests, two practical tests and a final exam.

    Teaching Arrangements

    One 1hr lecture and one 2hr lab per week.


    None. All materials will be available online.

    Course outline
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    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Information literacy, Self-motivation.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Upon successful completion of this paper you should be able to:

    • Identify and describe the fundamental aspects of modern information and communication technologies (ICT);
    • Identify and discuss the broader societal issues and emerging trends relating to ICT;
    • Apply a number of software applications to solve real-world problems; and
    • Apply techniques to represent real-world objects in data structures.


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system
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