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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management

 
Note:

This course is only offered to local students.

This course is not offered to international students.

location
City campus

Min. duration
1 year part time

course codes
UTS: C11192v1
UAC: 940631

This course provides advanced professional studies in IT project management.

Students gain an understanding of the business context and develop conceptual and analytical approaches to IT project management. Graduates of this course are well placed to move into a project management role.

Course aims

The course aims to:

  • explain the business context and technical developments shaping contemporary IT project management
  • develop knowledge and skills in IT project management processes
  • develop conceptual and analytical approaches to IT project management, and
  • develop theoretical and practical competencies in technical and people management.

Typical study program

A typical part-time program for students commencing in Autumn session is shown below.

Autumn sessionCredit pointsSubject code
32541 Project Management632541
32603 Systems Quality Management632603
Spring sessionCredit pointsSubject code
Select 12 credit points of options:12

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 positions in project management.

Course structure

Course completion requirements

RequirementCredit points
32541 Project Management6
32603 Systems Quality Management6
CBK90770 Options12
Total24

Course structure explained

Students complete 24 credit points of study consisting of two core subjects and two elective options from CBK90770.

Additional information

Course duration

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

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.

Previous qualifications should ideally be in computing/information technology or a related field. If the previous qualification is not in a relevant field, applicants also require a graduate certificate or diploma in computing/information technology (or related discipline) from a recognised Australian university and/or relevant work experience.

The English proficiency requirement for 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.

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

The course articulates with the Master of Information Technology (C04295) and the Master of Business and Technology (C04161) depending on the student's professional experience.

Scholarships, prizes and awards

Scholarships

Prizes and awards

UTS: Handbook

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