Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management

Qualification: Graduate Diploma
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 12 units
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Awarded by: Swinburne University

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About this course

Whether you’re an ICT professional looking to specialise your skills, or a tech enthusiast keen to forge a new career path, this online Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management course will help you reach your career potential.

Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Swinburne University, the online training program is an extension of the IT project management graduate certificate course, and comprehensively covers a range of core PM competencies.

The syllabus explores project productivity and success, principles of project management, resource allocation, acquisition, and sourcing of IT solutions. Students also learn how to manage IS risk, and apply sound professional practice within an ICT environment.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this course, applicants must:

  • Have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree

OR

  • Have completed the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Project Management

OR

  • Have significant work experience (at least five years) in the field of IT and evidence of academic ability

Areas of study

In this IT project management course, the subjects you will study include:

Core units – complete all:

  • Introduction to business information systems
  • Database analysis and design
  • Requirements analysis and modelling
  • Professional issues in IT
  • Technology essentials for managers
  • Accounting principles
  • Systems project management
  • Systems acquisition and implementation management
  • IS/IT risk management (coming in 2016)
  • IT project resource management
  • IT portfolio and program management

Electives units – complete one:

  • Leading (coming in 2016)
  • Global ICT practice
  • Contemporary issues in business analysis (coming in 2016)
  • Enterprise systems
  • IT project management internship (coming in 2016)

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OUA has done away with traditional semesters to give you the flexibility you need. Find out more.

How will this course advance my career?

With this postgraduate ICT degree added to your resume, you’ll be well-positioned to pursue a number of career outcomes, including working as an:

  • ICT project manager
  • Business analyst
  • Business intelligence developer
  • Applications manager
  • Project resource officer
  • Enterprise solutions architect
  • Enterprise risk specialist
  • ICT risk manager

How else will I benefit from this graduate diploma?

  • Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Project Management from Swinburne University.
  • Receive the same qualification as an on-campus student.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and a qualification that’s highly valued.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying with OUA allows you the opportunity to study single units.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your course fees. Find out more about FEE-HELP here.

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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).

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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