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Graduate Certificate of Technology (Business Systems)

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    HECS-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced, max of 10 years

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology

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What you'll learn

About this course

Studying this Graduate Certificate of Technology (Business Systems) with Swinburne University through Open Universities Australia will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career managing business systems. This course provides specialist training and understanding of the key issues involved in managing business systems in different IT environments, and the important role of IT in organisations today. You will develop core skills in managing the business-IT interface, communicating effectively with different business stakeholders and technical teams, and managing projects through the systems development process.


Applicants are required to have an undergraduate degree or equivalent, or sufficient and relevant employment experience.

Areas of study

In this postgraduate business systems program, some of the subjects you will study include:

  • Information, organisations and society
  • Systems development
  • Data management and business intelligence
  • Designing for human interaction
  • Managing projects and stakeholders
  • Networked systems and communities
  • Business analysis and modelling
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Certificate of Technology (Business Systems) from Swinburne University of Technology.

Organisations today need solutions to their business and information technology problems and hence good, qualified business systems professionals are in hot demand. Whether you're interested in business and systems analysis, database analysis and design, project management, enterprise systems consultancy or IT consultancy, this course will give you the advanced skills and training to give you a valuable competitive edge.

Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Project Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Database Designer
  • IT Consultant

Payment options & support

Finance options

HECS-HELP is available.

You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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