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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

 

location
City campus

Min. duration
0.5 years full time or
1 year part time

course codes
UTS: C11142v7
CRICOS: 084251G
View UAC codes

UAC codes

940604 NoSpecifiedMajor (Autumn session, Spring session)
940635 DataAnalytics (Autumn session, Spring session)
940636 IntMedia (Autumn session, Spring session)
940637 SoftwareDev (Autumn session, Spring session)
940638 Internetworking (Autumn session, Spring session)
940639 BusInfoSys (Autumn session, Spring session)

This course enables those with an IT or related degree to undertake a specialised sequence of subjects to upskill or study subjects in an area not covered in their previous studies.

This course allows IT professionals to update their knowledge and skills in an essential area of IT to assist in career development.

Typical study program

An example course program is shown below.

Autumn or Spring sessionCredit pointsSubject code
Select 6 credit points from the following:6
STM90962 Core stream (MIT)6stm90962
Select 6 credit points from the following:6
CBK91026 Core subjects (BIS)6cbk91026
Select 12 credit points from the following:12
CBK91027 Options (BIS)12cbk91027

Course fees

For relevant fee information, are you a Local student or International student

In most cases, UTS offers domestic students entry to postgraduate courses on a fee paying basis.

Tuition fees are charged:

  • based on the particular course in which you are enrolled
  • based on the number of credit points in which you are enrolled
  • at the rates set for the current year and revised annually

Fees for future year(s) published in the online calculator, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only.  UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

Tuition fees can be found in the online calculator.

A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP). Find out whether there are CSPs available in this course by visiting our postgraduate fees page.

In addition to tuition fees, students are required to pay a Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). The purchase of textbooks and other course materials may also result in additional costs.

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Tuition fees for international students vary between courses and range from A$19,840 to A$34,080 per year.

Tuition fees for international postgraduate coursework students can be found using fees search.

Tuition fees must be paid in advance each session and are subject to annual increase. Fees for future year(s) published in fees search, whilst unlikely to change, are estimates only. UTS makes every effort to provide up to date future year(s) fee estimates and to limit any changes, however, UTS reserves the right to vary fees for future year(s) at any time.

 

For this course, the cost per credit point for 2017 is $755. The total credit points are 24.

All international students should familiarise themselves with the following documents:

In addition to tuition fees, students may be required to pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). Textbooks and other course materials will also result in additional costs.

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For further information on costs related to your study at UTS, visit the international students' fees information page.

Careers

Career options include database developer, junior programmer/analyst or business analyst.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
STM90962 Core stream (MIT)6
CBK91024 Stream choice (PG IT)18
Total24

Course structure explained

This course comprises 24 credit points of study. Three subjects are typically taken from a chosen major and one subject from the core stream.

Additional information

Course duration

The course is offered on a one-session, full-time or one-year, part-time basis.

Full time, on campus Part time, on campus

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

For this course an equivalent degree would ideally come from IT or computer science disciplines.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

International students

Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances.

Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course.

If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is not offered for subjects in the graduate certificate.

The substitution of core subjects to an alternative postgraduate subject in a similar field of study may be granted. Subject substitution is subject to faculty approval.

Recognition of prior learning (including subject exemption and subject substitution) for the networking subject 32524 LANs and Routing may be considered for holders of a CCNA or CCNP certification with recent relevant work experience. Applicants are normally required to pass a challenge test to demonstrate equivalent learning. The same applies to those who have completed the CCNA curriculum in TAFE Certificate IV and/or Diploma. The challenge test normally takes place in the week prior to the commencement of classes. Applicants must obtain faculty approval prior to attending the challenge test.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program of study comprising the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology, the Master of Information Technology (C04295), the Master of Information Technology (Extension) (C04296) and the Master of Information Technology (Advanced) (C04297).

Scholarships, prizes and awards

Scholarships

Prizes and awards

UTS: Handbook

See the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology in the UTS: Handbook for comprehensive course details.

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