Graduate Certificate in Computing

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Graduate Certificate in Computing provides a postgraduate introduction to computing for students without prior knowledge of IT and computing. It will allow graduates and professionals from a non-IT background to add to their current knowledge and skills set with a recognised qualification in computing. This degree provides students with a pathway to the professionally accredited Master of Computer Science or Master of Information Technology. Students will develop skills and knowledge in core technical and professional subjects that will allow them to articulate further study areas in Computing and Information Technology.


  • The program includes subjects in IT project management where students will develop skills in methods and processes associated with the task of managing information technology and software development projects in an ethical and professional manner
  • research methodology where students will define research problems, and design solutions
  • and a selection of technical subjects to develop skills for further study or for your professional field.

Standard entry requirements

A recognised Bachelor degree or a tertiary academic qualification with a duration of at least 3 years full-time equivalent.


Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Computing may apply for the Master of Computer Science or Master of Information Technology, which are professionally accredited by the Australian Computer Society.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Wollongong Domestic: $16,392
International: $16,920

Further information

The University of Wollongong has experts encompassing the entire breadth of the underlying sciences IT, engineering and mathematical methodologies in the ICT industry. We have one of the strongest schools for building, deploying and managing the latest computing technologies and business computing systems. We work closely with industry partners to ensure all programs remain relevant to industry trends and developments. We ensure students study real-world projects and interact with and learn from industry professionals to ensure their job-readiness upon graduation.

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