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Executive Certificate in Information Technology

Course code: 2794 ~ Course abbreviation: ExecCertIT ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 6 months full-time, 1 year part-time ~ Managing faculty: Information Technology

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Caulfield; Clayton; Gippsland)

Off-campus (Gippsland)

Course description

The course facilitates access to information technology graduate or postgraduate diplomas for people with little or no previous university study but with extensive relevant industry experience - specifically, six or more years of work experience in information technology, information systems or information management activities at either an executive management or senior technical level.

Course objectives

On successful completion of the course, the student will have demonstrated the possession of advanced knowledge in one or more areas of information technology; an ability to study information technology at an advanced level and achieve credit results or better; and that their work experience is adequate preparation for further study in a graduate or postgraduate diploma.

This certificate is intended to lead to a graduate or postgraduate diploma. Information industry research and development tasks such as the design and implementation of information systems, information technologies or information management procedures will be appropriately recognised in the articulation process.

Credit for prior studies

Prior work experience is recognised for purposes of gaining entry to the program only. Prior university or even postgraduate study will not gain credit.

Course structure

Course requirements

The course consists of four units chosen from the following programs: Master of Business Systems, Master of Digital Communications, Master of Information Technology, Master of Information Management and Systems and Master of Network Computing. Typically, students undertake two units per semester for part-time mode, or four units per semester for full-time mode.

Contact details

Course coordinators

Dr Campbell Wilson (Caulfield), Dr Iqbal Gondal (Gippsland, off-campus)