James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Information Technology

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Enhance your career and develop specialist expertise in Information Technology. Position yourself as a leader in your field with practical and technical skills in computer programming, web design, data analysis and modelling, and e-strategic management. Expand your career and enhance your employability by gaining expert skills in information technology (IT). This course focuses particularly on the areas of computer programming, data analysis and multimedia. Learn how to identify and diagnose technical issues, create solutions and improve technical systems. As you study the fundamentals of problem-solving and programming, the importance of data modelling, and key areas of design and development, you’ll be equipped to help your current or future workplace run smoothly and innovatively.Within the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology, you will study two core subjects — Internet Fundamentals and Problem Solving and Programming — and choose two specialist subjects to suit your professional needs and interests. The available elective subjects cover four main areas of the information technology field: database modelling, collective intelligence and entrepreneurship, web design and development and e-strategic management.

Designed for

Information technology and computer science graduates with relevant studies or experience


12 credit points of subjects.


  • Information technology

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF level 7 bachelor degree
  • Or equivalent

Study pathways

Students who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Information Technology or joint Master of Information Technology-Master of Business Administration. Students must surrender the graduate certificate before being awarded the other qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Brisbane Domestic: $14,800
International: $17,840
  • Full-time : 6 months
JCU Cairns Domestic: $14,800
International: $17,840
  • Full-time : 6 months
JCU Online Domestic: $14,800
International: $17,840
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months

Further information

For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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