University of Southern Queensland USQ

Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

University of Southern Queensland USQ

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

This degree is for students from disciplines other than computing or information systems to gain professional qualifications in computing. It is flexible and relevant to the ever-changing IT environment. Graduates will become better problem-solvers and innovative thinkers. Students will possess a high academic standard and competitive advantage in a career that is dynamic, global and in demand.

Designed for

Graduates without a computing degree who wish to upgrade their skills and qualifications


  • 8 units: 2 core courses
  • 4 specialisation courses, 2 approved courses


  • Software Development, Network Engineering, Computing Technology

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian university 3-year Bachelor degree, or equivalent, OR a minimum of 5 years' professional work experience equivalent to a bachelor qualification (AQF level 7).

Study pathways

Articulate to: Master of Information Technology

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Toowoomba Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

Students can only enrol in part-time study in Semester 3.

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