[LINK] A Guaranteed Career in IT
Sun, 05 Nov 2000 10:48:54 +1100
I really don't know what to make of this advert.
Is this an example of widespread current university goals and objectives?
When I went to uni in the late 60's in the UK and did electronics and
control engineering I studied a whole bunch of fundamental subjects like
physics, mathematics, chemistry and engineering design, most of which I
still benefit from today, even though I work mainly in/with business
systems, applications and software.
I can't help but think that a technical university education today is what
we uni students of the sixties used to see being done at technical
This particular degree seems to have a use-by date determined largely by
Microsoft's product release cycles.
I wonder if students who complete the course would be prepared for a wide
range of careers and have a base of knowledge that will last them thirty or
Maybe I'm just suffering from the "things aren't as good today as they were
when I was young" syndrome.
Bachelor of Computing (Networking Technologies)
A Guaranteed Career in IT
Deakin University and Com Tech Education Services, have developed an
exceptional degree, Bachelor of Computing (Networking Technologies).
The Computing Career of a Lifetime
* A computing degree from Australia's University of the year
* The World's most sought after I.T. industry certification - Microsoft
Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
* A three and a half year degree that includes 3 years of fully paid
* Guaranteed career placement in the IT industry after the first 6 months
What then is the education to be?
Perhaps we could hardly find a better answer than that which the experience
of the past has already discovered - which consists, I believe, in
gymnastic for the body and music for the mind.