Graduate Certificate of Information Technology
Course summary for current students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Information Technology|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne)|
|Duration||0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent|
|CRICOS course code||035507F|
|Deakin course code||S578|
- Course overview
- Career opportunities
- Fees and charges
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
The Graduate Certificate of Information Technology is a postgraduate introduction to IT ideally suited to those from non-computing backgrounds, as well as those seeking to ratify their industry experience by gaining a recognised academic qualification.
In addition to learning how information technologies relate to organisations’ business operations, you will acquire skills in object-oriented development, software design and engineering, database and information retrieval, and web technologies and development.
Deakin places a strong emphasis on regular consultation with industry to ensure our courses provide students with the skills employers are looking for. As a graduate you will be highly sought-after for employment across a diverse range of industries and well prepared for further studies in IT.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
A career in IT has almost endless possibilities. In today's IT job market multi-skilling, multi-tasking and cross-skilling are highly valued and Deakin graduates are well placed for a successful career in this industry. Our graduates are well-rounded IT professionals with the ability to meet the future needs of this ever-evolving, fast-moving industry.
For information regarding hardware and software requirements, please refer to the School of Information Technology's website, www.deakin.edu.au/information-technology/students or telephone 03 9244 6699.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit the Current students fees website.
Course Learning Outcomes
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes (DGLOs)
Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs)
1. Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities: appropriate to the level of study related to a discipline or profession.
2. Communication: using oral, written and interpersonal communication to inform, motivate and effect change.
3. Digital literacy: using technologies to find, use and disseminate information.
4. Critical thinking: evaluating information using critical and analytical thinking and judgment.
5. Problem solving: creating solutions to authentic (real world and ill-defined) problems.
6. Self-management: working and learning independently, and taking responsibility for personal actions.
7. Teamwork: working and learning with others from different disciplines and backgrounds.
8. Global citizenship: engaging ethically and productively in the professional context and with diverse communities and cultures in a global context.
Approved by Faculty Board 14 July 2016
To complete the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology, students must attain 4 credit points. Most students choose to study 4 units per trimester, however part-time equivalent is available.
Students are required to complete four (4) credit points from the following units:
|SIT773||Software Design and Engineering|
|SIT772||Database and Information Retrieval|
|SIT774||Web Technologies and Development|