Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management

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 Management may be undertaken full-time over one year or part-time over two years. The course is designed for technically-skilled graduates with a background in some of the basic aspects of IT management, who are seeking to supplement and extend their practical skills and theoretical knowledge. You will be able to study a selection of postgraduate subjects covering a core set of IT management topics. You also have the opportunity to select from a number of elective topics in order to expand your studies in related areas.

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 Management.

For more information on the course and units of study visit: http://cusp.sydney.edu.au/students/view-degree-page/degree_id/424

Course outline

Units of study information for graduate certificates and diploma degrees (please select 'Information Technology' and then 'Master of Information Technology')

Study plan


Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management complete 48 credit points (cp), including INFO5990 Professional Practice in IT and at least 42 cp of Core and Specialist units of study, subject to meeting prior learning requirements and timetabling. Candidates may choose to transfer to the Master of Information Technology Management 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.

Further course information

Graduate opportunities

Graduates will be prepared to succeed in management in areas that use computing technology to operate and expand business endeavours. The course has been specifically designed for graduates who are currently moving along, or seeking to move along, a career path through managerial roles such as project manager, program manager, general manager of operations, chief information officer or chief technology officer.

Admission

Admission requirements

A successful applicant for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management will hold a recognised bachelor's degree with a credit average (or equivalent) result in a major sequence in any aspect of Information Technology or Information Systems; 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 Management at the University of Sydney with a credit average.

The bachelor's degree does not have to be an information technology degree, but it should contain a significant amount of technical subjects related to computing, as typically found in an IT, engineering and IT, or engineering degree.

Applicants with a bachelor's degree in other areas, such as finance, commerce, health engineering and IT, and social engineering and IT, who have completed relevant IT subjects will also be eligible if they have a minimum of two years professional experience in the IT industry.

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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International students

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Potential for inaccuracy

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