With rapid advances in technology now encompassing every aspect of our daily lives, the IT career path is one of the best remaining guarantees of a job for life. Because IT offers transferable skills, the IT professional can practise anywhere in the world. For many, the chance to travel and work at the same time is a real motivator, opening up fresh possibilities for an enjoyable and varied international working life.
A career in IT offers real flexibility in how, where and when you work. Permanent jobs, short-term contracts, working from home and career breaks all become possible with the right skills and careful planning. In the new economy the virtual worker is becoming a reality.
A career in IT can give great job satisfaction and it can be very rewarding too. Salaries and employment benefits for the right people in the right place are excellent, attracting above average remuneration packages.
Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available
The program will boost your career advancement prospects and provide a competitive advantage over recent graduates. Positions in the IT sector include applications programmer, systems designer, computer programmer, computer systems auditor, database administrator, database design specialist, IT manager, IT security manager, network administrator, network designer, network programmer, network analyst, project manager (IT), software consultant or a software designer - the possibilities are endless.
Course Overview At A Glance
|Program at a glance |
|Duration ||1 year full-time, 2 years part-time |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - BNE; GDC; MEL; ROK; SYD; External |
International - BNE; GDC; MEL; ROK; SYD; External
|Courses/Units of Credit ||6 courses/48 units of credit |
|Faculty || Arts, Business, Informatics & Education |
|How to Apply ||direct to the University - ONLINE |
|Entry Requirements ||please refer to the entry requirements section. |
|Professional Accreditation || |
This program has been accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS) - Associate Level.
Please note: the ACS accredits each campus individually, therefore students should check the current status of accreditation for newly established locations.
For eligibility concerning membership, please refer to the ACS official web site: www.acs.org.au
|Residential School ||not applicable |
|Practicum/Work placement ||not applicable |
|Exit Awards || not applicable |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||GradDipIT |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || 062753A - NSW / 062766G - VIC / 069471K - QLD |
This program provides an opportunity for graduates who wish to extend their knowledge and skills in information technology at a professional level. Within this highly relevant framework graduates are well prepared to contribute to future growth and changes, whilst at the same time enhancing their individual advancement opportunities.
Students must complete 6 courses (48 units of credit).
Students must complete 6 courses
|Course Code ||Course Name |
| A minimum of 3 courses from this list |
| COIS20008 || ICT Project Planning and Management |
| COIS20025 || Systems Development Overview |
| COIS20026 || Database Development and Management |
| COIT20228 || Information and Communications Technology Management |
| COIT20233 || Professional Skills for Information and Communication Technology |
| COIT29222 || Programming Principles |
| Up to 3 courses from this list |
| COIS23001 || Network Security |
| COIS23002 || Digital Forensics |
| COIT20226 || Software Design and Implementation |
| COIT20227 || Enterprise Computing |
| COIT20229 || Networking with TCP/IP |
| COIT23001 || Object Oriented Development |