Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

University of Southern Queensland USQ

This program 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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $20,245
International: $25,600

Entry Requirements:

Completion of an Australian university three year Bachelor degree in a non-computing discipline, or equivalent. Or equivalent professional work experience, as determined through the Credit and Exemption Procedure. English Language Proficiency requirements for Category 2.

Structure:

8 units: 2 core courses; 6 elective courses chosen from a list. At least four courses must be from Level Eight.

Subjects you can Study:

Information technology

Study Pathways:

Articulate to: Master of Computing Technology

Further information:

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

Recognition:

The Graduate Diploma of Information Technology is accredited at Associate level by the Australian Computer Society. It is also recognised in other countries through the Seoul Accord.

Who for:

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

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00244B (QLD); 02225M (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Toowoomba No info Yes Online 1 year
Toowoomba No info Yes Full time 1 year
Toowoomba No info Yes Part time 2 years

Why study with us

Redefining flexible and online study, we are determined to prepare you for today’s competitive workforce. We make it easier for you to fit study into your life and will support you through the challenges that life and study bring. 

Study options

Studying on-campus at one of our three locations (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich) is a rewarding way to undertake a university degree in an innovative and friendly environment. Or, you can join more than 70 per cent of our students who choose to study online with us. There is also the option to fast-track most degrees by studying over summer.

We offer degrees in:

  • Business and Commerce
  • Creative Arts and Media
  • Education
  • Engineering and Built Environment
  • Health and Community
  • Humanities and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Law and Justice
  • Sciences. 

If you’re looking to gain the skills and confidence to prepare for university study, look no further than one of our pathway programs.  

Make this year the start of something great with Queensland’s number one university for graduates in full-time employment*. With the option to study online or on campus, full-time or part-time, we’re ready to help you on your path to become more. 

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Research

We develop research solutions that deliver global impact. Our researchers are found in the field, working alongside our partners to develop solutions that can be applied directly to industry and community. Our areas of research focus include:  

  • Agriculture and Agribusiness
  • Astrophysics
  • Cultural Heritage and Archaeology
  • Digital Life 
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health and Behavioural Sciences
  • Materials Engineering and Engineering Technology
  • Mathematical Sciences and Hypersonics 
  • Regional Community and Economic Development.

Contact

Australian & New Zealand
Phone: +61 7 4631 5315 
Freecall: 1800 269 500 
Email: study@usq.edu.au   
Fax: +61 7 4635 5550 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

International
Phone: +61 7 4631 5543 
Email: international@usq.edu.au  
Fax: +61 7 4635 9225 
Skype: usq.international 
Opening hours: 8.00am - 5.00pm (AEST) 
Monday to Friday (except public holidays) 

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