How to become a Analyst (Information Technology)

Analysts define software requirements and specifications, and guide program design and development. The analyst's role sits between the initial business analysis stage and the detailed system design, building and programming stages of the systems development process.

Personal requirements of a Analyst (Information Technology)

  • Able to think logically and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Imaginative, with skills in creative reasoning
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to accept responsibility
  • Willing to continually update personal IT skills and knowledge

Education & Training for a Analyst (Information Technology)

To become an analyst you usually have to complete a degree in information technology, information systems or computer science.To get into these courses you usually need to gain your Senior Secondary Certificate of Education. Prerequisite subjects, or assumed knowledge, in one or more of English and mathematics are normally required. Institutions have different prerequisites and some have flexible entry requirements or offer external study. Contact the institutions you are interested in for more information. For further details, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au.




Additional Information
Membership of the Australian Computer Society is available to those who hold, or are working towards, suitable qualifications.There is a range of membership types available, allowing progression through the various levels as a member's career develops.
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