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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology - 840AA

Course Code: 840AA
Course Version: 4
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
CRICOS Code: 040739C
Selection Rank: PG
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Reboot your IT career

Give your career the advancement it deserves with a practical qualification from UC. You will explore the core Information and Communication Technology (ICT) principles of the current information age and arm yourself with exceptional insight into the impact of new technologies on this rapidly advancing industry.

This course will technically complement your existing skills and widen your employment prospects, meaning you can take your future employment in IT to a new and exciting level. Or if you would rather continue on a postgraduate study pathway, progression from this course to the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology and the Master of Information Technology is available by enrolling in additional units.

 Study a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology at UC and you will:

  • gain basic knowledge and skills in ICT
  • address core areas of the ‘Skills Framework for the Information Age’
  • complement your existing academic knowledge and skills
  • broaden your qualifications and employment prospects. 

Work Integrated Learning

UC works hard to foster close industry connections, with the course content reviewed annually by our Course Advisory Group, made up of a panel of industry experts, and collaborations with industry partners who can provide you with industry knowledge and training opportunities.

Career opportunities

  • Developer
  • Programmer
  • ICT customer support officer
  • ICT support technician
  • Project support officer

 Course-specific information

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from Australia in any discipline or the equivalent, be fluent in the use of desktop computers, and have excellent English spoken and written communication skills.

A clear pathway of study exists between this degree, the undergraduate Bachelor of Information Technology, and the postgraduate Graduate Diploma in Information Technology and Master of Information Technology courses. Students who have completed this course may apply and receive credit for units within the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology.

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree from Australia in any discipline, or equivalent

Assumed Knowledge

Fluency in the use of desktop computers (eg for everyday work) and excellent English spoken and written communication skills.

Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

Information for Current Students

There are previous versions of this course. As a current student you will complete the requirements for the course that were in place when you commenced. Click on the relevant link below to view the requirements of your version of the course.

In addition to course requirements, in order to successfully complete your course you may need to meet the inherent requirements. Please refer to the inherent requirements statement applicable to your course

Awards

Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Graduate Certificate in Information Technology GradCertIT

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Certificate in Games Programming and Virtual Worlds Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Typical Study Pattern

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Please refer to the tab to view Course Requirements, check unit details and select Restricted Choice Units for the course. Please note not all units are offered in each teaching period.

Unit Delivery Modes

Delivery modes for units in this degree are yet to be confirmed. Please contact us for more details.


Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Duration

One semester full-time or part-time equivalent. Maximum ten semesters.

Honours

None.

Related Courses (Double Degrees, Nested Courses and Alternative Exits)

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology is subsumable into the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology and the Master of Information Technology and Systems.

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2012->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2013->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2014->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2015->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2016->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2017->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2018->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

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