James Cook University

Graduate Certificate of Information Technology

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 040174B

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

What to expect

Combine computing theory fundamentals with practical knowledge and skills in web design, multimedia, databases and networking.

Study two core subjects and choose two specialist subjects to suit your professional needs and interests. Learn from internationally-recognised lecturers and teaching staff, as well as leading industry professionals.

Enhance your current qualifications with skills that employers value. JCU Information Technology graduates are highly-skilled and ready for the contemporary workforce.

Career Opportunities

JCU Information Technology graduates are equipped with skills that are highly-regarded in a wide range of industries.

Graduates pursue careers in various areas including electronics and communications technologies, computer system engineering, schools, and hospitals.

You could find employment as an IT consultant, software engineer, web developer, mobile application developer, data analyst, cyber security analyst, or computer network architect.

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the Australian Computer Society.

Course learning outcomes

JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.

On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology, JCU graduates will be able to:

Analyse to select appropriate tools and technologies to meet project requirements

Consolidate industry standard contexts for project management approaches

Advance knowledge of technologies and networking methods

Synthesise legal and ethical issues including scope of liability and digital rights management

Communicate technical information clearly through presentations, demonstrations and documentation

Use independent judgment to synthesise information to solving IT issues

Demonstrate a capacity to reflect on progress to tailor self-learning goals for professional development.

Note: External (Available for full-time students commencing mid-year only).

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Estimated annual tuition fee: 16,140
Start date: Expected November 2021
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time
Address

Brisbane Campus

349 Queen Street
Brisbane Queensland 4000
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): Estimated annual tuition fee: 16,140
Start date: Expected February 2022
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): Estimated annual tuition fee: 16,140
Start date: Expected February 2022
Duration: 6 months
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia

Entry criteria

Student must have

  • Completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor Degree in any discipline, from this or another university; or
  • Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia