Diploma of Information Technology
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 5) Guidelines for Diplomas.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 5).
BU1005:03 Personal and Professional Skills in Business
MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics
CP1200:03 Introduction to Programming 1
CP1030:03 IT Fundamentals
CP1500:03 Conceptual Modelling
CP1300:03 Introduction to Programming 2
Select 6 credit points from BU and CP level 1 subjects
BU1002:03 Accounting for Decision Making
BU1003:03 Economics for Business
BU1004:03 Management, People and Organisations
BU1008:03 Marketing Fundamentals
BU1009:03 Business Information Systems
CP1005:03 Business and IT Interface
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 year full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
A candidate who has failed the final subject towards the award and who gained 40% or more of the marks for that subject, may be granted a supplementary examination in that subject. However if that subject is required for accreditation, then the criteria specified by that accreditation will apply.
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
12 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 3 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 8 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Bachelor of Information Technology, and may be granted advanced standing for subjects completed under this course.