Graduate Diploma of Information and Communications Technology

Western Sydney University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00917K; 02851G (WS, The College)

This program is designed for students from both computing and non-computing backgrounds, to enable them to create pathways into higher studies in Information and Communications Technology and/or commencing a career in ICT. This course is aimed at allowing students to gain knowledge in state of the art developments in the ICT field, apply that knowledge in a professional and ethical framework and develop themselves as lifelong learners.

Designed for

Graduates who wish to pursue careers as a business analyst, analyst/programmer or software developer


Varies based on the student's previous study background and level, and work experience. Students are categorised into three pathways based on their previous study background and work experience.


  • Information and communications technology

Standard entry requirements

  • Any bachelor degree or diploma in ICT/Computing/IS fields
  • 5 years FTE work experience in ITC

Study pathways

This course has three pathways that vary in length and structure based on previous study and work experience.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Parramatta International: $33,280 Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Parramatta.

Fee-help will be available under SECT guidelines to local students.

Further information

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

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