Graduate Certificate in Advanced Networking



Delivery ModeOnline
Duration 1P
Intake InformationSemester 2 (Spring); Semester 1 (Autumn)
Apply Direct Code3724.2
Course Code950324
Fee Information

Local Course Fees (opens in a new window)

Key :  FFull time study,  P = Part time study,  A =  Accelerated full time study

Part-time refers to study load, not to timetabling of evening classes.


This course is not open to student visa holders. Current and prospective student visa holders should visit the Western Sydney University International site for courses available to them.

Overseas students on other visas permitting onshore study can apply directly though International Admissions.


The online Graduate Certificate in Advanced Networking provides you with the knowledge and understanding of advanced routing and network security. You will be provided with hands-on experience of configuring networks using online tools. As a Cisco Academy, Western Sydney University offers the opportunity to study the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) program using the latest CCNP curriculum. On completion of this course you will be able to go on and gain industry recognised certification by taking the CCNP examinations. You may also choose to pursue two more units to gain a Graduate Diploma in Advanced Networking that will enable you to gain the industry-recognised certification.


Access information about the units (subjects) you will complete as well as important admission information:

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Career Opportunities

Career opportunities depend on your qualifications and previous work experience.

How to apply

If you're an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you can apply online directly to Western (opens in a new window) for postgraduate coursework in Arts and Humanities, Business, Creative Industries, Engineering and Built Environment, Health Sciences, Law, Computing and Information Technology, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Psychology, Sciences, Social Sciences, TESOL, Interpreting and Translation or Therapeutic Studies and Counselling. Applications can also be made through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) (opens in a new window).

Applications made directly to Western do not have an application fee.

You can manage your existing direct applications via the Western application portal (opens in a new window) or via UAC.(opens in a new window)

Step by step instructions are available on the How to Apply pages.

If you are interested in completing a higher research degree, for example Masters Honours, information is accessible from Western Sydney University Research (opens in a new window).