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Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics - 841AA

Course Code: 841AA
Course Version: 5
Location: UC - Canberra, Bruce
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline(s): Academic Program Area - Technology
UAC Code: 880260
CRICOS Code: 071683B
Selection Rank: PG
English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

 

Where business and technology meet 

If you enjoy IT but prefer business analysis and strategy to technical coding or programming, then UC’s Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics is the right course for you. 

A unique blend of data analytics and business management, you can take your career to new heights, fill a skills gap, or simply learn something new in this course.

Designed to introduce you to some of the core concepts of the ‘Information Age’, this course will allow you to explore specific IT areas such as systems modelling,  project management, and the use of enterprise systems to support business process, information flows, reporting and data analytics in complex organisations.

Complete in as little as 4 months in 2021

You can complete this course in as little as 4 months (one semester) full-time. Alternatively, study part-time and complete the course within one year (two semesters). In 2021, Commonwealth Supported Places are available for this course.

Further your studies 

Thinking of upgrading your qualifications? Successful completion of this course serves as a pathway into the Graduate Diploma in Business informatics and Master of Business Informatics. 

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

  • learn how to critically analyse complex business processes and build innovative solutions
  • build and derive advanced system models 
  • expand your network of professional contacts
  • increase your employment options
  • become skilled in a highly in-demand area.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is a strong focus of the UC Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics course and as such you will get to regularly connect and engage with the world of professional practice via examination of practical scenarios and industry case studies.

As part of your studies, you will also have the opportunity to tailor your studies around your specific areas of interest, or future employment aspirations – or participate in work experience or internships with organisations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Fujitsu Australia, Birdsnest, the University of Canberra, and more.

Career opportunities

The UC Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics is a highly respected industry qualification that is currently in high demand in Australia and around the world. Once you graduate, you will be well positioned to apply for the following positions:

 

  • 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.

Enquiries

Current and Commencing Students
In person, Student Centre Building 1 or Email Student.Centre@canberra.edu.au
Prospective Domestic Students
Email study@canberra.edu.au or Phone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)
Prospective International Students
Email international@canberra.edu.au or Phone +61 2 6201 5342

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor degree from Australia or a recognised overseas institution.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Periods Course is Open to New Admissions

Year Location Domestic International
2021 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2022 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2
2023 UC - Canberra, Bruce Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 1
Semester 2

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 Business Informatics GradCert BusInformatics

Unit Delivery Modes

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

Information for Fee Paying Students

Year Domestic International
2021

CSP/Domestic Tuition Fee (see below)

$33,100

The indicative CSP Student Contribution Amount for this course is $7,950
The domestic tuition fee rate for this course is $22,500

The fees detailed above are the annual fee rates for the course. Graduate Certificate courses are typically 0.5 years in duration, so the total course fee will be half the above for such courses. The annual rate is the fee that applies to standard full-time enrolment, which is 24 credit points. The final fee charged is based on the proportion of 24 credit points in which a student enrols.

Domestic students have access to Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) within this course. New applications will automatically be considered for a CSP. CSPs are university places subsidised by the Australian Government. CSP students are still required to pay a discipline-based Student Contribution Amount (SCA). The indicative SCA amount above only applies to commencing students.

Government financial assistance is also available to eligible domestic students regardless of the type of place they hold. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.


Professional Accreditation

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Objectives Graduate Qualities
Develop an advanced and integrated understanding and innovation mindset, to identify and analyse complex problems within information technology and systems discipline, and design sustainable novel technology solutions to these problems at a highly skilled level. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Be self-aware; adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Critically analyse, interpret and synthesise complex problems, solutions, concepts or theories in information technology area, to address the needs of a broad range of stakeholders, including technology specialists, managers, clients, regulators, etc. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives; and behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; and evaluate and adopt new technology.
Establish deep knowledge base in information technology and systems discipline, to facilitate effective communication with those involved in the ITS industry, and acquire the skills necessary to operationally manage and coordinate IT systems within ITS industry. UC graduates are professional: Employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills; communicate effectively; use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems; work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict; display initiative and drive, and use their organisational skills to plan and manage their workload; and take pride in their professional and personal integrity.

UC graduates are global citizens: Think globally about issues in their profession; and make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives.

UC graduates are lifelong learners: Reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development; and evaluate and adopt new technology.

Course Duration

Standard 0.5 years full-time, or part-time equivalent. Maximum duration - 3 years.

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

The Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics is subsumable into the Graduate Diploma in Business Informatics and the Master of Business Informatics.

Government Support

Year CSP Places Available Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
2021 YES NO

Offerings

  • Past Offerings
    • 2019->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal
    • 2020->UC - Canberra, Bruce-Internal

Enrolment Numbers

View the number of student enrolments for the previous full year. Please note that course numbers are indicative only and in no way reflect individual class sizes.

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