Apply a range of techniques and technology to solve a workplace or industry problem. Develop your knowledge with a selection of papers. Options in software and app development, systems design, testing, security, databases, networking, programming and information assurance. Gain recognition for your skills.

Programme outline

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is a one year programme for those who have already studied at a degree level. The main subject areas include internet applications, systems design, software development, internet application development, information systems, data models and databases.

Level 5 Papers (select one)
  • Fundamentals of Data Models and Databases
  • Programming
  • Fundamentals of Networking
  • Introduction to Operating Systems
Level 6 Papers (select two/three)
  • Research and Theory in IT COMPULSORY
  • Introduction to 3D Modelling and Animation
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Development Methods
  • Data Models and Databases
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Internet Application Development
  • Network Technologies (30 Credits)
  • Operating Systems
  • Evaluation and Procurement
Level 7 Papers (select papers worth a total minimum of 75 credits)
  • Advanced Internet Development
  • Software Development
  • Middleware
  • Human Computer Inter-action
  • Data Models and Databases
  • Systems Administration and VOIP
  • Internet Security and Wireless Technologies
  • System Analysis, Design and Control
  • Information Systems in Management
  • Project Management for Information Technology COMPULSORY
  • Project (45 Credits) COMPULSORY
  • Internship (30 Credits)
  • Special Topic

Entry criteria

Degree in relevant discipline or equivalent study or work experience.

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5).