University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Graduate Certificate in Internetworking

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

This course is intended for computing science, information technology or engineering graduates with or without networking experience who wish to learn or extend their knowledge of networking and networking technologies. As students come from a variety of backgrounds, there is a degree of subject choice in the program to meet individual needs. The Internetworking program provides practical, hands-on learning experience using resources provided by Cisco Systems. The program covers all aspects of the organisational use of networking.

Designed for

Computer science, IT or engineering graduates


This course consists of 24 credit points made up of 4 core subjects.


  • Internetworking

Standard entry requirements

  • UTS recognised bachelor degree, or equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Previous qualifications are preferred in computing science, information technology, computer engineering, telecommunications, or a related discipline. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. Assumed knowledge: 2 years' experience in networking or in another position in the IT industry is desirable. Applicants without work experience are also considered.


Students can prepare for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) industry certification.

Study pathways

Credit recognition is not offered for subjects in the graduate certificate. The substitution of core subjects to an alternative postgraduate subject in a similar field of study may be granted. Subject substitution is subject to faculty approval. Subject substitution is not granted for the networking subject 32524 without the successful completion of the challenge test. Holders of a CCNA or CCNP certification and/or those who have passed the CCNA curriculum in TAFE Certificate IV and/or Diploma seeking subject substitution, are also required to complete a challenge test. Challenge tests are in the week prior to the commencement of classes. Applicants must obtain faculty approval before attending the challenge test. This course forms part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Internetworking, the Graduate Diploma in Internetworking, the Master of Science in Internetworking and the Master of Science in Internetworking (Extension).

Further information

To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

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