Graduate Certificate in Information Technology - CC28
By studying the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology you will gain a broad understanding of a range of areas within the field of information technology.
This course is an approved short course under the Australian Government's Job Ready Graduates package and is Commonwealth supported in 2021. The indicative student contribution fee for eligible students starting and completing this course in 2021 is $4398.
Online, On Campus
0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney, Online
The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology provides you with the opportunity to expand your professional knowledge and skills in information technology (IT).
By completing the course you will gain a broad understanding of IT applications in industry as well as specific skills in programming, information systems analysis and design and project management. These skills will equip and enable you to manage future business challenges and will enhance your employment opportunities.
Eligible students can take advantage of reduced student contribution fees in 2021. Please note, students are required to complete the course in 2021. Any remaining short course units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported under the Job Ready Graduates Package funding from the Australian Government, and would be charged at a full fee, paying place.
|Core Units||4||Major Units||None|
The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology requires you to complete a total of four (4) units in areas such as project management concepts, information systems analysis and design, information communication technology and programming principles. You will gain a broad understanding of a range of areas within the field of information technology.
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.
|Term 1 - 2021||Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney|
|Term 1 - 2022||Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney|
|Term 2 - 2021||Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney|
|Term 2 - 2022||Brisbane, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney|
|Term 3 - 2020||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 3 - 2021||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 3 - 2022||Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney|
|Term 1 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2022||Available Online|
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 should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international/ for further information including English language requirements.
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Domestics and international students please see CQUni Handbook.
On completing the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology you will have increased your career advancement prospects and gained a competitive advantage over recent graduates. This course will allow you to pursue a career in a wide variety of roles including:
- developer programmer
- ICT customer support officer
- ICT support technician
- project support officer.
What type of fees will I pay for this course?
This course is approved to offer postgraduate Commonwealth Supported Places in 2021 under the Australian Federal Government's Job Ready Graduates package.
Please note, students eligible for a Commonwealth supported place are required to complete all four units of study in 2021. Any remaining units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported and full tuition fees would be payable as a full fee paying student .
What does Commonwealth Supported Place mean?
A Commonwealth Supported Place is subsidised by the Government so that you are only required to pay a Student Contribution amount rather than tuition fees. As a Commonwealth supported student, you will contribute towards the cost of your education by paying a Student Contribution. The Student Contribution is calculated for each term of enrolment based on the individual units you have enrolled in, not the course you are studying. Your Student Contribution fee is charged per unit of study and is dependent on the Student Contribution Band for each unit. Student Contribution Bands are categorised by study disciplines and help provide an estimate of course fees.
How much will my course cost?
You can view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by viewing our Cost Per Unit table. Please note, this course is currently approved to offer Commonwealth Supported Places in 2021 under the Australian Federal Government's Job-ready Graduates package. Students would need to complete all four units in 2021 to be able to pay the current student contribution fee for this course.
Am I eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place?
You are eligible to be Commonwealth supported if you are:
- an Australian citizen who will undertake in Australia at least one unit of study that contributes to the requirements of your course; or
- a New Zealand citizen who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit of study; or
- the holder of a permanent visa, including a permanent humanitarian visa, who will be resident in Australia for the duration of your unit of study.
If you are not eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place, find out more about fees for international students.
Eligible students can use a HELP loan to pay for all, or some of their course fees. If you elect to use either a HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your Student Contribution amount or your tuition fees and repay your HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold (the 2020-2021 income year threshold is $46,620 or above).
If you are not eligible for a HELP loan, or you are required to pay your Student Contribution upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.
Are there any other fees or study costs?
You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
You will also need to fund any travel associated with attending residential schools or work placements. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.
You can find out more about fees by viewing our Student Finances information.
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