The Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology is designed for students from both computing and non-computing backgrounds, to enable you to have a pathway into higher studies in Information and Communications Technology and to support a career in ICT.
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The Graduate Diploma offers you formal training in the theoretical aspects of ICT, creating a solid base to continue your progression in the ICT field.
The speed of change in ICT requires everyone to update their knowledge every few years. This Graduate Diploma course lays a proper foundation in ICT whereby you can gain knowledge and confidence to proceed to further studies and career advancement.
The course is also designed to enable inexperienced, non-ICT students to enter a career in ICT. You will benefit from the University's policies on recognition of prior learning by allowing a matching of an individual's professional experience against specific units that form part of the Graduate Diploma in ICT.
The University has a long history of providing well-designed degrees in ICT that are accredited at the professional level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). We recognise and concentrate on the vital role that computer networks, including internet and web technologies, play in all areas of life. This is reflected in our research strengths in networking and web engineering. This course will prepare you to undertake further studies in these two vital areas.
Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
Fees: AUD $33,280*
Delivery: On campus
Postgraduate Study Information
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As a graduate of this course, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Systems Architect
- Systems integrator
- Web analyst
- Software quality analyst
- Business programmer
- Software engineer analyst
Web Systems Developer
Web developers create content for the web and use programming, authoring, content management and file transfer software to maintain websites.
Network administrator or engineer
Network administrators or engineers research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and configure network hardware and software.
Database Administrator or programmer
Database Administrators or programmers plan, develop, maintain, manage and database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
Systems developers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.