Graduate Diploma In Applied Information Technology


Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The GDAppIT is an applied vocational qualification that focuses on equipping students with the skills to analyse, design, develop, implement and maintain information systems across a variety of industries and business types. The programme has been developed to address the rapid changes in the information technology industry and the global shortage of skilled IT professionals.
Students from a range of backgrounds, including domestic and international graduates and IT professionals developing a new career pathway and wishing to upskill, will benefit from the knowledge and skills developed in GDAppIT. This qualification will suit a range of careers in the rapidly expanding and diversifying Information Technology industry.
The combination of core modules and specialist vocational skills will enable students to graduate as highly competent Database Administrators or Database Developers or Network Engineers or Software Engineers or Web Developers. They may also be able to choose careers as IT Project Managers, IT Managers or Network and Cyber Security professionals.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification approved by the Centre's Programme Committee.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,521 $7,521
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,357 $10,357
Total $17,878 $17,878

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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In employment N/A
In further study N/A
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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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