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Information Technology

Equip yourself with core IT skills applicable to any industry and stay ahead of the game with the knowledge and confidence to fit into almost any business around the world with this postgraduate degree.

IT skills prepare you for an exciting future-focused career

Developed in consultation with industry, this degree will teach you how information technology relates to everyday business operations within organisations. It’s ideal for students without a computing background, and will bolster your industry experience with essential skills and knowledge ranging from software design and engineering to information retrieval and web development.

IT professionals are employed across all industry sectors, and graduates are highly sought after. Roles include business analyst, apps and games developer, network engineer, software developer and systems architect.

Graduate Certificate

As a postgraduate introduction to IT, this course is ideal for students without a computing background, as well as those who’d like to bolster their industry experience with a recognised academic qualification
Duration
6 months
Price
$9,860 AUD (total tuition fee)
$2,465 AUD (price per program)
Overview
4 programs
Start dates
9 Mar 2020 (apply by 23 Feb 2020)

What do I need to apply?

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicted by your previous academic record.

You can enrol in this internationally-recognised postgraduate qualification if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have at least three years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent).

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) OR
  • evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent

Recognition of prior learning

Deakin aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations.

Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course with Deakin, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed with Deakin.

You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning Page which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin degree and how to apply for credit.

Recognition of Prior Learning may be granted to applicants based on prior studies and/or equivalent industry experience.or more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

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