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Graduate Diploma in IT Management

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Diploma

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    16 months part-time

  • Start date:

    6 start dates each year – enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Southern Cross University

  • Career Outcomes:

    Network Engineer | Chief Information Officer (CIO) | Business Intelligence Consultant | Software Development Manager | View all

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About this course

Set yourself up for a successful career in the booming IT industry with a qualification that familiarises you with cutting-edge developments in tech trends and pairs it with business acumen.

The Graduate Diploma in IT Management from SCU Online is designed to prepare graduates for high-level positions within the information technology industry.

Units of study include practical IT training such as data management, systems analysis and design, paired with business skills such as strategy, emerging technology in business and leadership skills.

Your pathway to a Master of IT Management

Once you've earned your Graduate Diploma in IT Management, you might choose to go on and complete SCU Online's Master of IT Management course. If you do, you'll receive advanced standing for the units you have completed as part of this course - it's the perfect pathway program!

How to Get In

To be eligible for this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have a three-year undergraduate degree specialising or majoring in information technology (or a related discipline); OR
  • Demonstrate professional standing/experience equivalent to an undergraduate qualification; AND
  • Be proficient in English

You may also be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education and experience meet certain criteria, so you can fast track your degree!

Areas of study

In this IT course, the subjects you may study include:

Part A (complete all)

  • Data management
  • Emerging technology in business
  • Information systems analysis and design
  • Information systems security management

Part B (choose four)

  • Project management
  • Managing information systems
  • Strategy and case analysis
  • Managing digital enterprise
  • Strategic knowledge management
  • Leading and managing people
SCU Online Established to meet the needs of busy working professionals seeking to advance their careers with a postgraduate qualification, SCU Online puts flexibility and convenience first. All qualifications are accredited through Southern Cross University, so you’ll earn your degree from one of the top 500 universities in the world (2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings). To cater to a variety of learning styles, SCU Online employs a diverse range of contemporary teaching methods and online content, including educational videos, collaborative discussion boards and interactive tutorials. With experienced teaching staff committed to delivering engaging learning experiences, students are empowered to succeed. SCU Online’s course range extends across industries such as business, accounting, healthcare, engineering and IT management.
SCU Online is 100% online, so you can easily access your course materials anywhere, anytime. With a strong focus on accessibility and flexibility, SCU Online is one of the few Australian universities with an accelerated learning program made up of six 7-week study periods. This means that you can tailor your study load and timetable according to your personal commitments. All courses feature an extensive repository of resources including, video, academic readings, textbooks, case studies, interactive discussion boards and dynamic tutorials. And, a dedicated Student Success Advisor is on hand to guide you every step of the way, offering valuable advice and tips to help all students achieve their study goals.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in IT Management from Southern Cross University.

  • Network Engineer
  • Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Business Intelligence Consultant
  • Software Development Manager

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Eligible students can apply for FEE-HELP to cover the upfront costs of all, or part of your fees.

Alternatively, you can pay-as-you-go for each unit.

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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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