Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology may be undertaken full-time over one year or part-time over two years. The course will suit candidates looking to extend and update their knowledge in advanced computing subject areas, and provides an excellent retraining opportunity for professionals who wish to move to a new IT speciality.

The graduate diploma builds on the foundation of the graduate certificate and coursework undertaken from the graduate diploma may be counted towards the requirements for the Master of Information Technology.

For more information on the course and units of study visit: http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/students/view-degree-page/degree_id/423

Further course information

Study plan

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology complete 48 credit points (cp) of foundational and specialisation units, subject to meeting prior learning requirements and timetabling. Candidates may choose to transfer to the Master of Information Technology to pursue further study, subject to meeting progression requirements.

Classes are generally held in the evening between 6pm and 9pm to accommodate professionals who are employed during the day.

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will be IT specialists who possess an excellent combination of knowledge and practical, hands-on expertise to influence and reinforce an organisation’s technology infrastructure and to support the people who use it. They will often be responsible for selecting and deploying software products appropriate for an organisation. They may also be involved in creating and managing business applications, web sites, systems and the IT environment in all types of industries.

Admission

Admission requirements

A successful applicant for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology will hold a recognised bachelor's degree with a credit average (or equivalent) result in a major sequence in any aspect of IT; or hold a recognised Bachelor of Engineering with a credit average (or equivalent) result in a major sequence in computer, software, or telecommunications engineering; or have completed the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology at the University of Sydney with a credit average.

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Applications are made directly to the University and assessed by the Faculty.

International students

How to apply

Overseas applicants may apply (i) directly to the University, or (ii) through a University overseas representative (education agent).

Fee disclaimer

Domestic students

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Additional incidental fees

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International students

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Additional incidental fees and health insurance

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Potential for inaccuracy

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