Graduate Diploma (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
The Graduate Diploma of Information Technology may be awarded to students exiting a Master of Information Technology or associated joint degree prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Not applicable – exit only degree
24 credit points as per course structure
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 Diploma of Information Technology, JCU graduates will be able to:
18 credit points of any CP level 5 subjects
6 credit points of any level 5 subjects
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
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Students who have been granted advanced standing for previous tertiary study towards the Master of Information Technology or associated joint degrees in accordance with the Credit and Articulation policy and associated procedures, may apply to have up to 12 credit points of that advanced standing recognised for this award.
12 credit points
GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors.
Exit with lesser award