Specialise in programming, networks, phone systems, mobile applications, databases, servers and websites. Formalise recognition of your specialist information and communication technology ability and skills.

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is run in conjunction with the Bachelor of Information Technology. It is practical, focused and designed to deliver to graduates that are work-ready through hands on learning in IT. Research from employers consistently identifies the most important workplace skills as those of communication, business knowledge and the ability to anticipate change.

Programme Outline

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a one year programme for those who have already studied at a degree level. The main subject areas include internet applications, systems design, software development, iternet application development, information systems, data models and databases.

Level 5 Papers (select one)
  • Fundamentals of Data Models and Databases
  • Programming
  • Fundamentals of Networking
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
Level 6 Papers (select two/three)
  • Research and Theory in IT (complusory)
  • Introduction to 3D Modelling and Animation
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Development Methods
  • Data Models and Databases
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Internet Application Development
  • Network Technologies (30 Credits)
  • Operating Systems
  • Evaluation and Procurement
Level 7 Papers (select papers worth a total minimum of 75 credits)
  • Advanced Internet Development
  • Software Development
  • Middleware
  • Human Computer Inter-action
  • Data Models and Databases
  • Systems Administration and VOIP
  • Internet Security and Wireless Technologies
  • System Analysis, Design and Control
  • Information Systems in Management
  • Project Management for Information Technology (Complusory)
  • Project (45 Credits) (Complusory)
  • Internship (30 Credits)
  • Special Topic

Entry Requirements

Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent study or work experience

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5)


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