Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Deakin University

As a postgraduate introduction to IT, this course is ideal for students without a computing background, as well as those who'd like to bolster their industry experience with a recognised academic qualification. Developed in consultation with industry, this course will teach individuals how information technologies relate to everyday business operations within organisations. Students will gain essential IT skills, from software design and engineering to information retrieval and web development. This course gives individuals the essential skills and knowledge for employment across a range of industries and prepares them for further studies in IT.

Course Fee:

Australian: $13,140
International: $15,796

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have: Attainment of Bachelor Degree in any discipline or At least three years of relevant work experience (or part-time) equivalent.


4 credit points of study

Subjects you can Study:

Information technology; Cyber security; IT services; Networking; Software development; Web technologies

Study Pathways:

Articulates into the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology, Master of Information Technology, Master of Information Technology (Professional), Master of Cyber Security, Master of Cyber Security (Professional), Master of Data Analytics

Who for:

Non- IT graduates

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Part time 1 year
Established in 1974, Deakin University was named after the leader of the Australian Federation movement and the nation’s second Prime Minister, Alfred Deakin.

Deakin University has five campuses, one in Melbourne's eastern suburbs, two in the port city of Geelong and one in Warrnambool on the south-west coast of Victoria. Deakin’s fastest growing campus is in the Cloud where over 13,000 students study predominantly online. All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from Deakin’s award-winning digital environment.

Deakin is proud of its inclusive and student-focused culture and its reputation for using innovative digital solutions to provide an engaging and personalised learning experience. Deakin is committed to lifelong learning, providing students with choices about how, when and where learning occurs.

Deakin’s four faculties offer courses across the arts, science, sport, nutrition, architecture, business, law, medicine, optometry, engineering, nursing, allied health, psychology and teaching.

With 56 000 students it is one of Australia’s largest universities and is ranked in the top 2 per cent of the world’s universities in each of the major rankings (ranked 29 in the QS ranking of the world’s universities under 50 years.

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

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