Campuses and locations
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Face to Face, Online
0.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 3 years maximum.
AUD19,315 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees
0.5 years full-time.
Face to Face, Online
Whether your interest is in information systems, software engineering, multimedia or telecommunications, the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology will provide you with a solid foundation in the relevant technologies and theoretical concepts.
Different levels of entry are available based on the previous experience of individual students. As well as providing foundation IT skills for entrants with limited IT experience, the program provides opportunities for experienced IT professionals to enhance and apply their skills within emerging technology driven growth areas including IT, communications, business and entrepreneurship.
You will choose a minimum of two of the following courses:
In addition, you will choose one of the following courses:
Plus you will choose one course from a list of Directed Courses that includes:
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
With the flexibility to tailor your Graduate Certificate of Information Technology to best suit your career development needs, you will be able to hit the ground running with your newly attained specialist expertise.
Your career opportunities are quite diverse with possible entry level career paths as a:
You will also have the option of furthering your studies by progressing to the Master of Information Technology (MIT). You can articulate into this program with credit for the four courses you have already completed in the Graduate Certificate.