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Professional Certificate in Information Technology

Course code: 3315 ~ Course abbreviation: ProfCertIT ~ 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 diploma programs for people with no or little previous university study but with appropriate relevant industry experience - specifically, four or more years of work experience involved in information technology, information systems or information management activities at or above either a project management or technical level.

Course objectives

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

This certificate is intended to lead to a professional coursework graduate diploma program. 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 the purposes of gaining entry to the program only. Prior university or other postgraduate study will not gain credit.

Course structure

Course requirements

The course consists of four units from the foundation graduate units pertaining to a specific area of interest and offered by the Faculty of Information Technology. 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)