Postgraduate course

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Expand your knowledge and skills by completing a postgraduate degree in Information Technology to help take your career to the next level.

What type of student are you?

Murdoch code

G1086

Study mode

Part Time or Full Time

Duration (years)

1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

Selection rank

CRICOS code

0101258
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Overview

If you already have a bachelor’s degree or relevant qualification in IT, this course allows you to take your information technology skills and experience one step further.
 
You’ll learn specialised techniques in our IT Innovation Hub, a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility fitted with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high-performance computing capabilities.
 
As part of the course, you’ll complete an individual study project in an area of interest for you. This will let you put what you learn into practice and further your research and applied knowledge skills.

5 reasons to study Information Technology at Murdoch

  • This course has been designed in collaboration with industry partners, so there’s an emphasis on solving complex and real-world Information Technology problems.
  • You will learn from our teaching and research staff who are creative IT professionals and are highly active in generating policy and change within industry.
  • If you’re a domestic student, you can complete this course on a full-time or part-time basis. This means you can study on your terms and add to your skill set while you’re still earning.

What you'll learn

  • Learn the writing, data analysis and research skills you need as a postgraduate student, through our free workshops and seminars.
  • Use technical and non-technical methods to explore professional practice, effective communication and project management.
  • Gain specialised skills in knowledge management, data communications and business analysis.
  • Expand your creative-thinking and communication skills as you build on your expertise in Information Technology.
  • Learn the skills you need to succeed while working on your own, leading others or working within a team.

Your future career

With a Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, you’ll be ready to progress or launch a variety of IT-related careers. Your career options could include roles such as:

  • Information Technology Manager
  • Technology Strategist
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Data Analyst and Scientist
  • Cyber Security and networking expert

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You can apply to start studying at the following times.
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Internal External
Murdoch Semester 1 Semester 1
Semester 2 Semester 2
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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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