Graduate Diploma of Information Technology

Course Code

50306

Version

5

Faculty

Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an undergraduate degree, equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree, in Information Technology or a related discipline, from this or another university; or

Completion of the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology from this university; or

Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above.

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.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Options

Select 18 credit points of any CP level 5 subjects

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

 

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

4 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

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.

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

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.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 14 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Nil

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors.

Exit with lesser award

Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 12 credit points of appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of Graduate Certificate of Information Technology.

Course articulation

Candidates who complete this course are eligible for entry to either the Master of Information Technology or the Master of Information Technology – Master of Business Administration, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under this course.