Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology provides professional knowledge and skills in information technology (IT). You will gain broad IT knowledge and skills, covering programming, cyber security, database development and analysis of information systems. You will explore issues in the IT profession and IT project management, which will further develop your interpersonal and leadership skills. You will gain in-depth knowledge in a selected IT discipline, such as software development, network security, mobile applications, business analysis, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things and project management.

Structure

8 units (48 credit points)

Subjects

  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold one of the following:A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree, or higher equivalent qualification
  • OrA completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma with a minimum of two years relevant information and communication technology employment experience*
  • OrA minimum of five years relevant information and communication technology employment experience*.*Employment experience must be shown in a letter of employment which is presented on a company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain your full name, position title, duties performed, and length of service.English Language Proficiency Requirements:If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, or United States of America you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), orAn Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Diploma level qualification, orBachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0Completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below:An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 overall with a minimum 5.5 in each subset
  • OrTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test)
  • OrPearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46
  • OrAn Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
CQUniversity Brisbane International: $35,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Melbourne International: $35,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton City International: $35,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Rockhampton North International: $35,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
CQUniversity Sydney International: $35,520 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online Study International: $35,520 Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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