Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (IT)
CRICOS Course Code: 074727D
About the course
Whether or not you have a background in IT, the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology is designed to help you progress to the Master of Information Technology. Flexible entry requirements mean a variety of previous educational and work experience may be taken into account.
During our one-year course, you will gain:
- IT skills that equip you to solve ‘real world’ problems
- a theoretical and conceptual background in IT, helping you to be more effective in the workplace
- cutting-edge IT training.
What will you study?
You will study a mix of core and elective subjects, including:
- 4 core subjects
- 4 IT elective subjects.
Subject Code IT Fundamentals ITC544 Database Systems ITC423 ICT Project Management ITC505 Topics in IT Ethics ITC506
There are no prerequisites for these introductory level core subjects.
Note: Not all subjects may be offered at Charles Sturt University Study Centres and not all modules are offered each session.
Choose four subjects from the list of postgraduate Information Technology electives below.
Subject Code Interface Usability ITC504 Object Modelling ITC508 Wireless Networking Concepts
Linux Server Administration ITC514 Professional Programming Practice ITC515 Data Mining and Visualisation ITC516 Principles of Programming using C# ITC518 Programming in Java 1 ITC538 Programming Java 2 ITC521 Android App Development ITC539 IT Infrastructure with TCP/IP ITC540 System Analysis PG ITC548 Programming Principles ITC558 Internet of Things ITC560 Cloud Computing ITC561 IT Management Issues ITC563 Cloud Privacy and Security ITC568 IT Project Experience ITC570 Software Defined Networks ITC572 Data and Knowledge Engineering ITC573 Dark Web ITC578 Network Security and Cryptography ITC593 Information Security ITC595 IT Risk Management ITC596 Digital Forensics ITC597 Scientific Data Analysis STA501
Some subjects may not be offered at all Study Centres.
The Graduate Diploma of Information Technology can be used as a pathway to enter the Master of Information Technology. You'll gain full credit for the Graduate Diploma if you take it as a pathway into the Master of Information Technology.
The Charles Sturt Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Graduates of the MIT are eligible for full professional membership (the highest level possible).
IT career opportunities
With a Graduate Diploma of Information Technology you can progress into a Master of Information Technology, and go further in roles including:
- IT consultant
- IT specialist
- Web developer
- Software engineer
- Systems analyst.
Postgraduate entry requirements
Check the English language and academic entry requirements you need to meet in order to be accepted in to your chosen postgraduate course.
Find out the tuition fees and other costs for your chosen postgraduate program at Charles Sturt University Study Centres.