Graduate Certificate of Information Technology
As a postgraduate introduction to IT, this course is ideal for students without a computing background, as well as those who’d like to bolster their industry experience with a recognized academic qualification.
Developed in consultation with industry, this course will teach you how information technologies relate to everyday business operations within organizations. You’ll also gain essential IT skills, from software design and engineering to information retrieval and web development.
This course gives you the essential skills and knowledge for employment across a range of industries and prepares you for further studies in IT.
The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.
Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
At Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, you are surrounded by expansive grounds and impressive new buildings. It offers state-of-the-art engineering, medical and sport facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world. The campus also features incredible sporting facilities, including Deakin’s Elite Sport Precinct, which includes an Australian rules football oval, FIFA-grade soccer pitch, athletics track, basketball courts, and more.
Application Processing Time in Days: 5
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
In today's IT job market, multi-skilling, multi-tasking, and cross-skilling are highly valued by employers and Deakin graduates are best placed for a successful career in this industry.
Our graduates are well-rounded IT professionals with the ability to meet the future needs of this ever-evolving, fast-moving industry.
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Entry will be based on performance in:
- a Bachelor degree in any discipline OR
- at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) OR
- evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent
Mandatory student checks
Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.
When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.
Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.
Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:
- award certificates
- academic transcripts
- formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).
Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.
- Course Code: 035507F
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
- Duration: 06 Month
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A