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Graduate Diploma of Technology (Business Systems)

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    Graduate Diploma

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  • Awarded by:

    Swinburne University of Technology

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What you'll learn

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.


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
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 Diploma of Technology (Business Systems) from Swinburne University of Technology.

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.

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

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.

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

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).

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