What will I learn?

If you are a non-IT graduate wishing to up skill and move into the IT industry or enhance your existing career with technology-based qualifications, the Graduate Diploma in Computing will suit you. You will gain a strong foundation in information technologies, learn to design specialist systems, and develop skills integral to a wide range of disciplines such as health, science, engineering and business.

This program will provide you with a strong foundation in information technologies. You will be exposed to a range of specialist IT areas, which can then form the basis for further study or a new career in IT. If you are interested in pursuing further study, completing 24 credit points with a credit average may prepare you for admission to the Master of Information Technology or Master of Information Technology Management.

Future study options

Master of Information Technology Management

Graduate opportunities

Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma in Computing, graduates will be equipped with a knowledge of IT which can be developed with further study, or be the foundation for a new career in IT.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

CRICOS

096317G

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $46,000; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

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

Start date

24 February 2020

Venue

The University of Sydney

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,

160 City Road, Level 3, Jane Foss Russell Building (G02),

DARLINGTON,

New South Wales,

2008, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney. English Language Requirements: TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing; IELTS score: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band; TOEFL - PBT score: A minimum result of 592 overall including a minimum result of 4.5 in Writing.

For international students

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

an Australian bachelor’s degree with a credit average (65 percent) in a quantitative discipline or equivalent qualification or

an Australian bachelor's degree (with honours) or equivalent qualification

A quantitative discipline includes data science, computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, physics, economics, finance or other disciplines that are deemed equivalent. As a guideline, the curriculum of a quantitative discipline should include some study of mathematics or statistics at the tertiary level.

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification.

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 85 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing.

IELTS score: A minimum result of 6.5 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

TOEFL - PBT score: A minimum result of 565 overall including a minimum result of 4.5 in Writing

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About this uni

The University of Sydney is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Australia for graduate employability by the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

  • Consistently placed among the world’s top 50 universities
  • 2 subjects in the world’s top 10 - QS 2019 Subject Rankings
  • 30 subjects among the top 50 - QS 2019 Subject Rankings
  • Sydney is ranked 3rd in the list of the world’s best cities