The Graduate Certificate in Information and Communications Technology will boost your career prospects by equipping you with high-level ICT professional skills. You will develop your understanding of how systems work within an organisation, as well as how to manage one of the most important assets of a business: data. You will understand the need for data privacy and security and how the effective management and use of data is continuing to transform organisations. You will also develop practical skills and understanding of modelling systems, and network technology and management.
Data analyst, reporting analyst, system analyst
To be considered for admission, candidates require completion of a recognised bachelor's degree (AQF 7) from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent.
Fees for short courses
As part of the Federal Government's Job-ready Graduates package, USC is offering a limited number of Commonwealth supported places in the Graduate Certificate in Information and Communications Technology in 2021. To be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place you must be a domestic student, and meet the citizenship and residency requirements. For more information visit Commonwealth supported places. Eligible students are able to defer payment through HECS‑HELP.
Commonwealth supported places for this short course initiative are only available for 2021. Any remaining short course units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported, and would be charged at the cost of a full fee paying place, payable upfront.*
How to apply
To apply for the Graduate Certificate in Information and Communications Technology, submit the completed online application form via Apply USC. Commonwealth supported places will be allocated to eligible students who meet the entry requirements in order of application date, so apply as soon as possible.
*Note: The information provided above is correct as at 23 December 2020 and may be subject to change without notice.
- Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the program structure
- Completing this program within the specified (part-time) duration is based on studying 24-unit points per semester (2 courses) and following the recommended study sequence.
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
- Refer to the Managing your progression page for help in understanding your program structure, reviewing your progress and planning remaining courses.