Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This program is designed for students with backgrounds in disciplines other than information technology, who wish to acquire skills in this rapidly advancing field. Students are prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the future through an excellent foundation in the theory and technology of computer science. Graduates possess IT skills in programming; software design; database technology; human-computer interaction; networking; and practical project management that are applicable to industry. Electives allow students to gain expertise in electronic commerce; technology management; health informatics and business; and geographical information systems.

Course Fee:

Australian: $12,010
International: $19,256

Entry Requirements:

Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree in a field other than Information Technology or Computer Science with a GPA of at least 4.5 on a 7 point scale; OR relevant post-secondary study and at least 2 years of relevant work experience.


8 units

Subjects you can Study:

Information technology

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.

Further information:

Applicants who apply on the basis of post-secondary study and work experience in a related field will be individually assessed.


Australian Computer Society

Who for:

Graduates from a discipline other than Information Technology

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 1 year
For more than a century, The University of Queensland (UQ) has maintained a global reputation for delivering knowledge leadership for a better world. At UQ, our aim is simple: to create change in our students so they can create change in the world.

Our students have access to the latest and most advanced disciplinary knowledge as a result of UQ research informing our programs. With international learning opportunities, partnerships that provide support and industry insight, and inspirational teaching staff who have won more national teaching awards than any other university in Australia, you’ll learn from the best.

The UQ student experience also provides a foundation for success far beyond graduation. We offer a balance of support, structure and flexibility while preparing our students to compete in today’s rapidly evolving workplace. You’ll study in good company with our 51,000+ current students, including 13,300+ international students from 141 countries, who contribute to a diverse, inclusive community across UQ’s three beautiful campuses at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton in South-East Queensland.

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Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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