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Information Technology Leadership

For IT professionals seeking career advancement, this unique, innovative program awards a postgraduate qualification based on recognition of professional practice.

Award and acknowledge the skills you already have.

Deakin’s professional practice IT degrees offer a credible, assessed alternative to standard university learning.

This program is ideal for busy professionals who want to provide evidence of their knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience. This is then assessed to obtain a suite of credentials that recognise their professional expertise.

Which degree is right for you?

Graduate Certificate

This innovative graduate certificate program awards a qualification largely based on recognition of professional practice and is ideally suited to experienced IT professionals with domain experience seeking career advancement.
Duration
1 - 1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent. 2 programs and 3 Professional Practice credentials.
Price
$8,285 AUD (total tuition fee)
$3,400 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
8 Jul 2019 (apply by 30 Jun 2019)
11 Nov 2019 (apply by 3 Nov 2019)

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 indicated by your previous academic record.

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

Degree Structure

The Deakin Graduate Certificate consists of two programs and four Professional Practice credentials. You can complete the degree in one year or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to two years if you need more time.

Minimum admission criteria:

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • At least five years relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.

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.

What are the learning outcomes?

Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of the IT discipline, including its dynamic environment, with expert knowledge of the technological aspects of IT.

Masters degree

This innovative program awards a masters level qualification largely based on recognition of professional practice and is ideally suited to experienced IT professionals with domain experience seeking career advancement.
Duration
1 - 2.5 years part-time. 2 programs, 10 Professional Practice credentials and a Capstone program.
Price
$18,550 AUD (total tuition fee)
$3,400 AUD (price per program)
Start dates
8 Jul 2019 (apply by 30 Jun 2019)
11 Nov 2019 (apply by 3 Nov 2019)

What do I need to apply?

You can enrol in these internationally-recognised postgraduate qualifications if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability.

Degree Structure

The Deakin Masters degree consists of two programs, 10 Professional Practice credentials and a capstone (equivalent to two programs). You can complete the degree in two years or less depending on your individual circumstances but have up to five years if you need more time.

At the start of your degree we will help you to develop a plan for completing units and credentials that meets your particular needs.

Minimum admission criteria:

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree and at least five years relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent) OR
  • attainment of associated Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

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.

What are the learning outcomes?

Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of the IT discipline, including its dynamic environment, with expert knowledge of the technological aspects of IT Design, develop and implement advanced IT systems and software, and associated policies and procedures for optimal use and apply industry standards and best practice.

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