|Short Description:||Foundation of IT Systems Admin|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Sciences|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||020305 - Systems Analysis and Design|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||1 March 2021|
The initial phase of the course introduces a range of operating systems and the hardware on which they run, and explores architectures, virtualisation, and Services. Foundational skills in using system shells builds understanding of automation and deployment operations. The course continues through the development of essential experiences in managing files and data in distributed and collaborative environments, with attention to security and privacy. It concludes with attaining professional skills around teamwork, documentation and reporting, and ethics and best practice.