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.
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.
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.
A Bachelor degree from Australia or a recognised overseas institution.
Information on admission closing dates can be found here.
English Language Requirements
Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0
Information for Fee Paying Students
|2021||CSP/Domestic Tuition Fee (see below)||$33,100|
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. Students enrolled in a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are required to make a contribution towards the cost of their education, which is set by the Commonwealth Government. Information on Commonwealth Supported Places, HECS-HELP and how fees are calculated can be found here.
|Year||CSP Places Available||Eligible for Student
Income Support (Centrelink)
Typical Study Pattern
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Standard Full Time, Semester 1 Commencing
- Standard Full Time, Semester 2 Commencing
- Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics (12 credit points)
Required - Must pass 12 credit points as follows
- 6676 - Professional Practice in IT G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6677 - Systems Analysis and Modelling G - 3 cp, Level G
- 6678 - Systems Project and Quality Management G - 3 cp, Level G
- 11518 - Enterprise Systems G - 3 cp, Level G
- Students may select alternative ITS restricted choice G/PG units with the permission of the Program Director.
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.
Standard 0.5 years full-time, or part-time equivalent. Maximum duration - 3 years.
Unit Delivery Modes
Each unit within your course may be offered through the following delivery modes:
UC - Canberra, Bruce
|On Campus:||The unit is delivered on-campus and face to face, supplemented with online content. Most classes are run on weekdays and during business hours.|
|Online:||The unit is studied completely online. On-campus, face to face interaction is not required.|
Check how each of your units are delivered in the Course Requirements section.
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|2023||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1
|Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics||GradCert BusInformatics|
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.