Graduate Certificate in Computing

University of Wollongong

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $16,056
International: $16,584

Entry Requirements:

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


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.

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.


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.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info No Part time 12 months
Wollongong No info No Full time 6 months
The University of Wollongong (UOW) has earned a place among the top 20 modern universities in the world through world-class research and teaching. With an international network of campuses and regional learning centres, UOW consistently rates among the top Australian universities in key areas, including graduate satisfaction and starting salaries.par par UOW offers 450 degree programs across all levels of study (undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research), as well as English language and academic bridging programs through UOW College. The University currently has 36,180 students enrolled in its onshore and offshore campuses, including 15,820 international students.

The University's commitment to students is evident in UOW graduates, who are recognised for their capability, quality and success in the global workplace. UOW continues to focus on offering personalised experiences and outstanding learning environments.

The city of Wollongong is located just 90 minutes south of Sydney - close enough to be within the daily reach of the Sydney central business district, but without the rush and expense of a big city. Wollongong is the primary city of the Illawarra region of New South Wales, and is Australia's ninth-largest city. More than 295,500 people live in the region. There are very strong support networks for international students and their families to help settle into life in Wollongong.

The UOW Wollongong campus lies between tree-covered mountains and the broad, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean offering students the perfect Australian lifestyle. It's an ideal learning environment that helps students get the most out of their studies. With its parkland setting and extensive learning and recreational facilities, the campus is arguably the most beautiful university campus in Australia. And the UOW Innovation Campus - an award winning, world-class research and commercial precinct developed by UOW - is located less than 10 minutes away.

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