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Graduate Certificate in Information Systems - CC29

Study the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems and equip yourself with the skills to solve and manage information systems problems.

This course is an approved short course under the Australian Government's Job Ready Graduates package and is Commonwealth supported in 2021. Upskill in as little as six months and benefit from significant savings only available in 2021 - the indicative student contribution fee for eligible students enrolling in 2021 is $4398. From 2022, this course will not be Commonwealth supported and full fees will apply. 

DOMESTICINTERNATIONAL
STUDY MODES

Online, On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

4/24

DURATION

0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Online

CRICOS

083581J

This course is designed to give you the opportunity to improve your management skills and upgrade your professional knowledge and skills in Information Systems (IS).

In the Graduate Certificate in Information Systems, you will gain a broad understanding of IS applications in industry as well as specific skills in programming, systems analysis and project management.

You will gain the skills to manage modern businesses challenges while enhancing your advancement and employment opportunities.

Core Units 4 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE

You will study four (4) units throughout this course, these focus on project management concepts, information systems analysis and design, information communication technology and the principles of programming.

UNIT INFORMATION

For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION

If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

QUALITY EDUCATION, WHEREVER YOU ARE
Between our reputation for learning, teaching and research, our renowned online education offering, and our status as Australia’s largest regional university, rest assured you will get a world-class education when you choose CQUniversity.

WIDE CHOICE OF STUDY AREAS

Select from allied health, accounting, aviation, business, digital media, education, engineering, hospitality, human resource management, information systems and technology, management, nursing, psychology, science, tourism, transport and safety sciences, social innovation and more to suit your personal interests and career goals.

EXPERIENCE AND SUPPORT 
CQUniversity's strong focus on student experience ensures that you are prepared and supported on your student journey. Support services include on-campus orientation to assist your transition into university life, course and career advice, financial support options, study support, ongoing assistance through the Student Mentor program, counselling services, support for students with a disability or medical conditions, Indigenous student support and more.

ONLINE STUDY 

A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences. Benefit from the flexibility to study online in your home country.

GRADUATE WORK READY

Our graduates are some of the most sought-after in Australia, due to our reputation for work-integrated learning and industry-aligned courses, and experience some of the nation's best graduate outcomes in terms of full-time employment and starting salary. CQUni is also regarded as the nation's most inclusive and engaged university, with our award-winning academic and research staff making a real impact on the communities and industries we serve. 

LIFE-LONG LEARNING

You will have the opportunity to gain crucial life-long learning and transferable generic skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving. You will be able to apply these skills to a range of employment opportunities and life situations.

On-Campus Availability

Term 1 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 1 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 2 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Rockhampton Sydney
Term 3 - 2021Brisbane Melbourne Sydney
Term 3 - 2022Brisbane Melbourne Sydney

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2021Available Online
Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2021Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Term 3 - 2021Available Online
Term 3 - 2022Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
No information available at this time.
This course has no residential schools.

IELTS Academic: 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 54 with no score less than 46

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for entry into this course, students must have:

  • a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification; or
  • a recognised diploma and a minimum of two years of relevant communication and information technology experience; or
  • a minimum of five years of relevant communication and information technology experience:

            * secondary and post secondary certificates;

            * evidence from employer (past and present) on company letterhead.

International students

International students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international/ for further information including English language requirements.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

Domestic and international students please see CQUni Handbook.

Perhaps you are from outside the field looking to enter and work in the ICT industry. Graduates from this course find employment as ICT Support Technician, ICT Customer Support Officer, Web Developer, or Project Management Support Officer

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

This course is available at our regional Rockhampton campuses where you will automatically be eligible for an International Student Scholarship – Regional

Our easy to use online application system for international students will guide you through the process of applying for a course at CQUniversity Australia.

Apply direct

Technology has always fascinated me. CQUni Information Systems (IS) units are outstanding and of high standards. The units and the internship opportunity are reasons why I chose to study here. I can affirm that the quality and currency of the IS knowledge and skills at CQUni are second to none.

Jerome Semos

Master of Information Systems

WELCOME TO CQUNIVERSITY

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