What will I learn?

If you are interested in learning the science of business informatics within an organisation, combined with an in-depth understanding of the capabilities and limitations of information technology - then the UC Graduate Diploma of Business Informatics is the course for you.

The course is particularly suited to those looking for a career as a business analyst and are keen to mediate between organisational units and the information technologies that support them.

This flexible intermediate-level course will cover many of the core areas of the ‘Skills Framework for the Information Age’ at a professional level, with weekday evening classes offered to enable you to balance study with your other commitments.

Through this course you will develop a solid understanding of the intent and context of systems, as well as their nature and development, and will go on to learn how to address issues of work practice and information needs and use them to align technical and human systems.

At the completion of this course, you will be well-placed to launch a successful career in business informatics, or to progress to further postgraduate study via the Master of Business Informatics, which is available by enrolling in additional units.

Study a Graduate Diploma in Business Informatics at UC and you will:

demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts and develop an appropriate set of data models for relational database implementation
critically analyse complex business processes
be able to derive advanced system models appropriately
learn how to use international standard systems description paradigms and languages
prepare and critically evaluate documents associated with project planning, monitoring, review and quality

Career opportunities

The UC Graduate Diploma in Business Informatics is a senior level course offering those serious about advancing their career in any of the following areas:

IT security analyst
Business analyst
Systems analyst
IT project manager
ICT consultant
Web developer
IT systems test engineer
Information analyst
Systems architect
IT auditor

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science and Technology



Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$33,100.00 (US$ 24,588) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 December 2021

More details

Start date

7 February 2022, 1 August 2022


University of Canberra

11 Kirinari Street,


Australian Capital Territory,

2617, CANBERRA, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University. Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Overall score of 79 with no skill score below: R: 13, L: 12, S: 18, W: 21; Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale (CES): 176 with no individual sub-score below 169; Occupational English Test (OET): No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests; UC English Language Proficiency Test: Minimum overall grade of 'C'.

For international students

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in a non-IT field or equivalent.

Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0; TOEFL iBT: Overall score of 79 with: R: 13; L: 12; S: 18; W: 21; Pearson Test of Academic English: 58 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale: 176 with no sub-score below 169; Occupational English Test: No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Canberra

The University of Canberra has some of the highest graduate employment rates in Australia combined with above average starting salaries.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • Ranked among top 10 best universities in Australia
  • Work-Integrated-Learning incorporated into every degree
  • Generous scholarships for international students