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Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics - 841AA

Course Code: 841AA
Course Version: 4
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
CRICOS Code: 071683B
Selection Rank: PG
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Get with the program with a qualification in business informatics

Targeting a specialist area of information technology that combines IT, business and management skills, this course will introduce you to some of the core concepts of the complex ‘Information Age’ and allow you to explore subjects like systems modelling, database design and business analysis. You will be encouraged to widen your knowledge in the field of business informatics, as well as decide upon a chosen discipline to investigate further.

This part-time course is offered across several delivery options to help you balance study with other commitments, with units provided on-campus during both weekday business hours and on weekday evenings. Further postgraduate study in business informatics or IT is encouraged, with direct progression from this course to the Graduate Diploma in Business Informatics and the Master of Business Informatics available by enrolling in additional units. With tech-savvy individuals highly sought after the world over, following graduation your future in business informatics will be bright.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics at UC and you will:

  • demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts and develop an appropriate set of data models for relational database implementation
  • critically analyse complex business processes
  • be able to derive advanced system models appropriately.

Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is a strong focus of the course and you will regularly connect with the world of professional practice via examination of practical scenarios and industry case studies. You can tailor your learning around your specific areas of interest and future employment aspirations, and internships are possible as part of your range of elective units. Previous Business Informatics students have undertaken internships and cadetships with organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Fujitsu Australia, Birdsnest, the University of Canberra, and more.

Career opportunities

  • IT security analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • IT project manager
  • ICT consultant
  • Web developer
  • IT systems test engineer
  • Information analyst
  • Data scientist
  • Systems architect
  • Information systems manager
  • IT auditor
  • IT business manager
  • Solutions engineer

Course-specific information

To apply, students must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognised Australian university or an accepted overseas institution.

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

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree from Australia or a recognised overseas institution. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree may be able to gain course admission on the basis of Equivalent Graduate Status ? for more information on this process contact the University?s Admissions Office. No previous IT knowledge is assumed.

Assumed Knowledge


Information on admission closing dates can be found here.

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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


Award(s) Official Abbreviation
Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics GradCert BusInformatics

Alternate Exit Awards

Graduate Certificate in Advanced Business Informatics

Unit Delivery Modes

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

Course Duration

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




  • Past Offerings
    • 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

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