Information Technology

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (GradCertIT)

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Are you looking to further your career in information technology? This course will allow you to take the first step in developing as an IT professional and expanding your qualification and knowledge within the field.

Key details for

  • Selection Rank

  • Course Code

    • C1109
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 1 semester full-time or part-time equivalent (depending on unit selection)
  • CRICOS Code

    • 052847M
  • Course Code

    • C1109
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 1 semester full-time or part-time equivalent (depending on unit selection)

Course Description

This course is designed for graduates from an IT-related discipline. You’ll learn new applied skills that increase your knowledge of IT and you’ll benefit from an emphasis on professional practice, effective communication, and project management using technical and non-technical means.

You can also select a unit on knowledge management, wireless data communication or data science, depending on your area of focus or interest.

Upon successful completion of this course, you may continue for a further semester and complete the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management.

5 reasons to study a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology at Murdoch

  • Make use of our brand new IT Innovation Hub, a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high performance computing capabilities.
  • This course has been designed in collaboration with industry partners with an emphasis on effective communication and the development of solutions to complex real world IT problems.
  • Learn from our teaching and research staff who are forward thinking IT professionals who are highly active in generating policy and change within industry.
  • Study on your own terms – we offer flexible study arrangements allowing you to upskill whilst you’re still earning so you can study full-time or part-time to suit your circumstances. (If you’re an international student you’ll need to study full-time)
  • Take advantage of free workshops and seminars to help you with writing, statistics and analysing data, ethics, how to run surveys and research as a postgraduate student.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • local area network design and implementation
  • project management
  • programming
  • foundations of data science
  • technical writing.

Your career

After completing the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology you’ll be able to pursue a variety of IT related careers, either as an IT practitioner or in supervisory and advisory roles within a range of public and private organisations. Examples of the types of businesses or organisations you could pursue a career in are network service providers, banking, finance, government and the military.

Careers could include:

  • Information Technology Project Manager
  • Digital Transformation Officer
  • Technology Services Officer
  • Programmer.

  • Location

    • Perth Campus (some units external)
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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Special Requirements

The course is available by on-campus attendance only.

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Fees & Scholarships for

At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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Be welcomed into the Murdoch University community with one of our three different Welcome Scholarships: the International Welcome Scholarship, International Welcome Scholarship – Australia or International Honours Welcome Scholarship.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Sorry, this course does not accept admissions for commencement in Semester 2. Please consider starting your studies in Semester 1 of the following year.

 

Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae