Graduate Diploma in Information Technology


Subject area

Information Systems not elsewhere classified



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The specific aims of these programmes are: 1. To provide programmes with specialist discipline areas that will promote and enhance the knowledge base, skills, and professionalism of information technology students. 2. To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is highly regarded by employers. 3. To prepare students for life-long learning, with the desire to constantly update their knowledge and skills within a changing work environment. 4. To stimulate students to develop an inquiring and analytical approach to problems and issues, and to encourage independent judgment and creative thinking. 5. To promote a wider understanding and appreciation of information technology. Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology who complete the networking strand will analyse information systems including feasibility for installation, use project management software to manage information systems, develop information systems and configure and trouble shoot information networks. Graduates will also manage internet sites and associated software. Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology majoring in web development will develop, implement and manage web applications for organisations and businesses.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Entry is open to degree graduates who have graduated successfully from a relevant Bachelor s degree programme or can demonstrate equivalent, relevant, practical professional or educational experience in a related discipline.

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)
$7,804 $7,804
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,357 $10,357
Total $18,161 $18,161

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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:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977

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