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University of New England
This Graduate Diploma in Information Technology course at the University of New England (UNE) equips you with specialised knowledge and skills in a range of information technology (IT) areas.
This course is an excellent choice if you don't have a computing background, but are keen to gain information technology qualifications - and if you do have a computing background, this qualification offers an ideal way for you to update your IT knowledge and skills. You'll cover key learning areas such as programming, software engineering, web programming, user experience and information security. Once you graduate, you'll be well positioned to gain employment in a range of IT roles or pursue further IT study.
This course is offered online or on campus at Armidale, and is an accredited program (Associate Level) with the Australian Computer Society.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria.
In this technology course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus four of the following units:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Information Technology from the University of New England.
Modern applications of information and computing technology (ICT) span a wide range of disciplines, and ICT professionals are in high demand worldwide. This course enables graduates to pursue ICT positions in a range of organisations and disciplines or undertake further IT/computer science study.
Common career options include technical roles in e-business, game programming, internet and networking specialists, software solution design and specialised financial computer programming.
Graduates will also be eligible to receive Associate Level accreditation with the Australian Computer Society.
UNE is committed to a holistic approach to education, ensuring that all graduates also possess the following transferable attributes:
Curious about where a career in IT could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you select to study in that year.
The University of New England also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-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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