The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a 36-unit program offered by the College of Science and Engineering.
The course articulates with the Master of Information Technology, and the sequentially developed topics allow progression through the awards.
Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
The course has been designed to provide graduates with:
The course provides the foundations that will underpin ongoing professional development, preparing graduates for further study or for a career in a computing related field or in other areas where the range of skills and knowledge acquired is needed or desirable.
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
On completion of the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology, students will be eligible for associate membership of the Australian Computer Society.
To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology, a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the following program of study.
With the permission of the Director of Studies, students may substitute the listed topics with CSEM option topics from Table A listed under Computer Science / Information Technology, Digital Media or Software - Groups C, D or S or other topics listed in the Master of Information Technology.
COMP8701 Fundamentals of Computing GE (4.5 units)
COMP8702 Computer Programming 1 GE (4.5 units)
COMP8711 Database Modelling and Knowledge Engineering GE (4.5 units)
COMP8812 Software Engineering Principles and Practice GE (4.5 units)
COMP9812 Operating Systems GE (4.5 units)
ENGR8762 Networks and Cybersecurity GE (4.5 units)
STEM8001 Research Methods and Professional Skills (4.5 units)
Plus one of:
COMP8781 Computer Mathematics GE (4.5 units)
ENGR9742 Standards, Ethics and Compliance (4.5 units)
STAT8721 Data Science GE (4.5 units)
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