Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Leadership

Deakin University

This innovative graduate certificate program awards a qualification largely based on recognition of professional practice and is ideally suited to experienced IT professionals with domain experience seeking career advancement. The model offers employers and professionals an alternative to traditional higher education that is credible, validated and offers new ways to match capability and opportunity. This setup aims to help the professionals to reach their full potential by accelerating the completion of the program on the basis of prior learning and work experience. Completion of this degree recognises the discipline-based knowledge and skills developed by professionals in the workplace and credentialed through Deakin. This is coupled with employability skills that are validated and endorsed through a final holistic assessment of the student. Upon the completion of this program, graduates will possess advanced skills and complex knowledge in the discipline areas they have selected to advance their career.

Course Fee:

Australian: $6,800

Entry Requirements:

At least five years relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent). All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Structure:

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Leadership, students must successfully complete 2 units (totalling 2 credit points of formal study and 3 Professional Practice credentials). Each Professional Practice credential will assess the performance at a masters (advanced) level in one of the Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes contextualised to information technology. Students are also required to complete STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit).

Subjects you can Study:

Information technology

Study Pathways:

Further study: Master of Information Technology Leadership, with an exit only option at the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Leadership.

Further information:

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - Please note that due to Australian Government regulations, student visas to enter Australia cannot be issued to students who enrol in Deakin's Cloud Campus.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 2 years

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