Postgraduate course

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

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.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

C1109

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

0.5

Selection rank

CRICOS code

052847M
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Overview

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.

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Structure

To help plan the structure of your course, search for our suggested course plans.

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

Find out more

 

This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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