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    Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
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    Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

    Flinders University

    Flinders University


    Australia, Adelaide

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Diploma

    Study Type

    Full Time


    On Campus

    Course Code



    Tonsley Festival Plaza

    Program Language


    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesMarch-2025
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 39,000  / year
    Next Intake March-2025

    Graduate Diploma in Information Technology


    If you are a graduate with a previous degree in an area other than information technology but are looking to upgrade and extend your knowledge and skills in this dramatically changing area, the information technology program at Flinders provides the perfect introduction.

    These courses capitalise on the demand for professionals as information technology is applied across a continually widening range of applications, from intelligent consumer goods such as mobile phones and cars through to electronic medical records. They address the profession's growing concern about a looming skills shortage in the area of information technology.

    The focus on Flinders University's strengths in the design, implementation and management of enterprise information technology and the application of information technology to information retrieval, analysis and visualisation characterise this program. The courses integrate with the strong and active research and development program in the College of Science and Engineering, carried out as externally funded research and development.

    The graduate diploma provides studies in areas such as computer programming, application development, computer networks and operating systems, software engineering, databases and conceptual modelling and standards, and ethics and compliance. The coursework masters provides both core and advanced studies in information technology, with particular emphasis on the techniques required to design, develop and manage an enterprise's information systems. Topics cover areas such as the fundamentals of computing, software engineering, database and conceptual modelling, and statistical science.


    Practical experience

    The masters involves significant project work, notably a major individual project that may tackle an industry-relevant problem or a research question.


    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification or hold a the Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education or closely related qualification. In addition, applicants must also have no less than two years’ work experience in an organisation.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.


    The course is designed to enable you to contribute professionally to the management of an enterprise's information technology infrastructure. From theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions, information technology provides you with a solid foundation and the ability to adapt to new and innovative technologies.

    Potential occupations include:

    • software developer
    • software tester
    • IT project manager
    • systems analyst
    • programmer
    • webmaster
    • researcher and developer
    • networking and communications specialist.

    Professional accreditation/recognition

    The Master of Information Technology is accredited by the Australian Computer Society at the professional level. Courses accredited at this level by the Australian Computer Society are recognised internationally under the Seoul Accord.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 39,000 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
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    Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

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