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: $12,610
International: $21,384

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 Part time 1 year
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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