This is an exit-only course. There is no direct admission to it. Current UTS students may be able to submit an Internal Course Transfer (Graduating) application to exit with this course. Check with your faculty's student centre.
The Graduate Diploma in Information Systems is an exit-only program allowing students to gain in-depth knowledge and skills in IS. The program offers practical, hand-on experience aimed at meeting emerging demands for a new generation of technology professionals ready to deal with the challenges of complex systems.
It is essential to keep IS knowledge and skills up to date. This program provides students with an enhanced understanding of the business context and technical developments shaping contemporary information and communications technology (ICT), and equips them to meet the challenges of working in the IT industry.
This course is designed as an exit award for students who are unable to complete the Master of Information Systems. The course provides students with an understanding to harness the transformative power of information systems to drive sustainable and resilient environmental, economic and social practices.
Typical study program
Course program for students undertaking the course full time is shown below.
Credit PointsA credit point is the unit of measure of workload for individual subjects.
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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 2021 is $909. The total credit points are 48.
All international students should familiarise themselves with the following documents:
The course allows the student to exit with the knowledge and skills to move into an information systems career through roles such as:
Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Information Management Specialist, Data/Enterprise Architect, Business Process Analyst, System Modeller or Data Visualization Expert in a range of sectors such as energy, transport, smart cities, business, and government.
Course structure explained
Students are required to complete 48 credit points, comprising 36 credit points of Information Systems core subjects and 12 credit points of Complex Systems core subjects.