Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology - CM24
The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology will provide you with foundation skills and knowledge to enhance your employability or upskill and broaden your career opportunities in 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 $3972.
On Campus, Online
0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time
Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville, Online
English (Units 3 and 4, C)
No recommended study required
The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology (IT) will provide you with practical skills and knowledge to kickstart your career in the field of IT, or upskill in your existing career.
Adapted from the Bachelor of Information Technology, you will benefit from industry-relevant and innovative units conveniently packaged as a short course.
During the course, you will learn about systems analysis and become equipped in programming fundamentals required of a computer programmer. Tailor your studies to suit your career pursuits and interests by choosing from six electives ranging from computer networking, database design, data visualisation, and programming units.
Upon completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology, students can articulate into CQUniversity's Bachelor of Information Technology.
The course offers you flexibility to study on-campus or online, and either full-time or part-time in 2021. Commencing new 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.
Successful completion of this course may be used to articulate into the Bachelor of Information Technology.
|Core Units||2||Major Units||None|
You are required to complete a total of 4 units including two core units and two electives.
- COIT11226 Systems Analysis
- COIT11222 Programming Fundamentals
- COIT11238 Networked Infrastructure Foundations (Term 1)
- COIT11239 Professional Communications Skills for ICT (Term 1)
- COIT11240 Dashboard Design and Visualisation (Term 1)
- COIT11237 Database Design and Implementation (Term 2)
- COIT11134 Object Oriented Programming (Term 2)
- COIS1203 Human-Computer Interaction (Term 2)
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, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2021||Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 1 - 2021||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2021||Available Online|
The rank threshold is the minimum competitive rank required for your application to be considered for entry to this course.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology is a new course in 2021.
To find out about CQUniversity's Undergraduate Profile for Term 1, 2020 view our Institute Profile.
English (Units 3 & 4, C) or equivalent
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
- An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
- Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0
completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall ad no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Required an overall score of 54 with o sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
Each student will be assessed individually.
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
No recommended study.
Graduates from the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology from CQUniversity will have developed fundamental skills and knowledge for application in Information Technology and professional upskilling for life-long learning.
Completion of this Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology will provide you with a pathway to the Bachelor of Information Technology at CQUniversity.
Undergraduate Certificate 2021 Fees
This course is an approved short course under the Australian Government's Job Ready Graduates funding package and is Commonwealth supported in 2021.
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.
|Fee Category||Commonwealth Supported Place|
|What is a Commonwealth Supported Place?||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.|
|Am I eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place?|| You are eligible to be Commonwealth supported if you are:
|Fee Type||Student Contribution|
|What is a Student contribution?||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.|
|What is my Student Contribution?||
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.
The majority of units within this course fall within Band 2.
Student Contribution amounts for each band provide an estimate of the cost of your course. Your course may consist of units from more than one band so your fees could vary from the indicated amount as units are spread across a number of bands.
You can view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.
|HECS-HELP and payment options||
HECS-HELP is the loan scheme provided by the Australian Government to help eligible Commonwealth supported students pay their student contributions through a loan. Eligible students can use a HECS-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their Student Contribution amount. If you elect to use a HECS-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your Student Contribution amount and repay your HECS-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold.
If you are not eligible for a HECS-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.
|Other Fees||You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.|
|Other study costs||You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.|
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