The Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended - Information Systems will provide you with a theory-based and practical framework for the implementation of technology within organisations, covering the planning process, business analysis and identification of the best possible systems to meet organisational goals.
Real world computing
The course will expose you to various areas of this growing field, including: data implementation, programming, web and mobile developments, networking, systems deployment, social media, data analytics and security.
Students also study preparatory units to develop the content knowledge and skills needed to succeed in tertiary studies.
Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended - Information Systems receive guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Systems at Western Sydney University.
Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
This course is available to domestic students only. International students should see one of the following courses:
Fees and delivery
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Delivery: On campus
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A Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Extended - Information Systems from The College may open the door to a number of careers including:
- Information Systems Manager
- Mobile Applications Developer
- Game Developer
- Computer Network Professional
- Database Administrator
- Web Systems Designer / Developer
Information Systems Manager
Information Systems Managers plan, organise, direct, control, and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance, and use of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.
App Developers design, develop, test, maintain, and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.
Game Developers create games for use on computers, mobile devices, and other systems. Development can vary widely, you might work on development for a single system, or for multiple platforms.
Network Professionals research, analyse, and recommend strategies for network architecture and development. They manage network hardware and software, and monitor and optimise performance.
Database Administrators plan, develop, maintain, manage, and administer organisations' database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability, and performance.
Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video, and graphic image files for multimedia presentations and the web, and plan, produce and maintain websites and web applications.
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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.