Graduate Diploma in Computing

If you are a non-IT graduate wanting to move into the IT industry or if you are looking to enhance your career with a technology-based qualification, then the Graduate Diploma in Computing is for you.

The Graduate Diploma in Computing will provide you with a strong foundation in information technologies and expose you to a range of specialist IT areas, which can then form the basis of a new career in IT or be developed with further study.

This program can also broaden your existing knowledge and enhance your career with IT qualifications. Information technology enables change and innovation across many areas. A Graduate Diploma in Computing can help you design specialist systems and develop IT skills that are integral to a wide range of disciplines such as health, science, engineering and business.

Students are required to undertake 10 units of study comprising foundation units and specialist elective units chosen from either IT specialist or IT management specialist streams.

If you are interested in undertaking further study in IT, completing 24 credit points with a credit average may prepare you for admission to the Master of Information Technology or Master of Information Technology Management.

The Graduate Diploma in Computing is an 1.5 year full time program, or part time equivalent. Mid-year entry is also available.

Depending on the level and type of your previous studies, you may be eligible for up 12 credit points of recognised prior learning, which may enable you to complete the program in one year. You need to apply for Recognition for Prior Learning when submitting your application.

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