Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems)

Qualification: Graduate Diploma
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: Self-paced, max of 10 years
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Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology

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About this course

The Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems) offered through Open Universities Australia will teach you to apply information technology as a means of tackling operational and strategic challenges within a business.

The program aims to provide a framework for the design and implementation of innovative and dynamic problem-solving strategies within a range of business contexts.

Eligibility

Applicants must have relevant academic qualifications from a recognised tertiary institution (for example, an undergraduate or postgraduate degree).

Areas of study

In this graduate diploma technology program, the subjects you will study include:

  • Enterprise systems
  • Leading and managing people in chaos and complexity
  • Organisational design: agility and sustainability
  • Operations and supply chain management
  • Corporate social responsibility: the quest for business sustainability
  • Contemporary applied marketing
  • 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

Study periods

Open Universities courses are offered in specific study intakes every year, known as Study Periods or Sessions. This means more flexibility as you can choose when to start studying. If you are studying undergraduate units you can start at the beginning of any of the four Study Periods each year, each lasting 13 weeks. Most postgraduate courses are offered in three Sessions per year, with each Session lasting 14 weeks. Exams are usually held in the week following the end of each Study Period or Session.

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How will this course advance my career?

Studying a Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems) will enable you to develop an understanding of the pivotal role of information technology within sustainable business practice.

The program content aims to equip you with the skillset necessary to identify, develop and implement practical solutions in order to facilitate organisational change. The strategic skills offered by this course will boost your career management prospects across the business, government and community sectors.

How else will I benefit from this graduate diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems) from Swinburne University, as if you had studied on campus.
  • Flexible study: studying by correspondence means you study on your terms – at a time and place that suits you.
  • Government financial support available through FEE-HELP.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.

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Financial options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive Abstudy/Austudy, Youth Allowance, FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP or scholarships.

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

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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.
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.

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