IT for Success in Everyday Life and Work

Course Code Offering Department(s) Units & Hours
GCIT1006 COMP (3,1,2)
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What is the course about?

GCIT1006 aims to prepare students for the challenges of their everyday life and work by equipping them with practical knowledge and skills to engage in fast-moving information technology. Its main thrust is the incorporation of essential forward-looking IT concepts illustrated with real-world examples and coupled with hands-on experiences in the support of problem solving and creative application of IT. It also provides students an understanding of the various societal issues related to IT, such as security and privacy issues, ethical issues, truth issues, digital divide, and environmental considerations.

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What do the students say about this course?

I really think that this course is useful because it teaches us basic skills, like setting up formulas for automatic calculation. The current tutorial which is about Photoshop allows me to have integrated skill in editing photos, which is exactly what i am longing for. Another good point is that it …

Year 1 student from COMM


Notes for all GE courses

  • You can take a maximum of 6 additional units of GE courses from any categories as electives.