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Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

Summary
Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (GDTI)
  • CRICOS: 066137D

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

Duration
  • 1 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Haven’t studied IT before?

The Graduate Diploma of Information Technology is great for students from disciplines other than computing or information systems to gain professional qualifications in computing.

Problem-solvers and innovative thinkers

USQ’s information technology degrees are flexible and relevant to the ever-changing IT environment. As a graduate, you will become a better problem-solver and innovative thinker. You will possess a high academic standard and competitive advantage in a career that is dynamic, global and in demand.

Further study

When you complete your Graduate Diploma of Information Technology you could take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Computing, Master of Computing Technology or Master of Computing Technology (Extended).

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 2
plus 6 x approved courses 6
Total 8
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online AUD 22880
On-campus AUD 25600

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree from an Australian university in a non-computing discipline, or
  • hold a degree of a recognised university in a non-computing discipline, or
  • an equivalent qualification or relevant work experience approved by the Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Alternate pathways

Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.


How to apply

CRICOS: 066137D

Closing dates

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - Monday 16 July 2018. 
  • Semester 3, 2018 - Monday 19 November 2018. 

Credit for previous study or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for credit to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

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