Postgraduate course

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management

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

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

G1051

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

1

Selection rank

CRICOS code

052853B
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Overview

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

You’ll also have the flexibility to specialise your degree, with a choice of electives such as Information Security Management, Data Resources Management, Information Technology Strategy and Business Analytics. You’ll complete an individual study project in an area of interest for you to further your research and applied knowledge skills.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for the Master of Information Technology.

5 reasons to study a Graduate Diploma 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 have to study full-time)
  • Take advantage of our scholarships such as the Murdoch University Academic Excellence Award.

Develop your skills

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

  • project management
  • business analytics
  • information technology strategy
  • data resources management
  • information systems.

Your career

After completing the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management 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 Manager
  • Technology Strategist
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Business Analyst.

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Structure

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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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