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What will I learn?

The course has been designed to provide graduates with:

  • a foundation in both the theoretical and the practical aspects of Information Technology and information systems management
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and a commitment to them
  • well developed written and oral communication skills
  • an ability to critically analyse, research and evaluate information and solve problems
  • an awareness of social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of Information Technology
  • the ability to work professionally as an individual and as a member of multi-disciplinary teams
  • an understanding of the need to undertake lifelong learning and the capacity to do so
  • preparation for future professional roles as an information technologist.

The course provides the foundations that will underpin ongoing professional development, preparing graduates for further study or for a career in a computing related field or in other areas where the range of skills and knowledge acquired is needed or desirable.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • competently use professional skills and knowledge in the systematic development of complex information systems
  • apply their skills and knowledge in a professionally responsible manner
  • communicate effectively with other computer scientists and the wider global community using a wide range of communication technologies
  • work professionally as an individual and in a team
  • develop computer-based solutions appropriate to the social, political, international, economic and environmental contexts in which they are applied
  • engage in the process of research and the continuing learning needed to retain the necessary level of professional skills and knowledge in the area of Information Technology.

On completion of the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology, students will be eligible for associate membership of the Australian Computer Society.

Your career

The course is designed to enable you to contribute professionally to the management of an enterprise’s information technology infrastructure. From theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions, information technology provides you with a solid foundation and the ability to adapt to new and innovative technologies.

Potential employers include:

  • software developer
  • software tester
  • IT project manager
  • systems analyst
  • programmer
  • webmaster
  • researcher and developer
  • networking and communications specialist.

Which department am I in?

College of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

038638D

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (US$ 26,504) per year
Start date

28 February 2022

Venue

Flinders University

Bedford Park Campus,

Sturt Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (US$ 26,504) per year
Start date

28 February 2022

Venue

Tonsley Campus

1284 South Road,

BEDFORD PARK,

South Australia,

5042, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have equivalent of a three-year Australian bachelor’s degree. Some degrees may require work experience to meet the entry requirements. A reference or statement from the employer will be required. Special requirements apply to the four-year Doctor of Medicine. IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge (CAE): Pass grade of B2; Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Writing, 300 Speaking, 300 Reading, 300 Listening.

For international students

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing; TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing; Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): B2

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

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