6 months
34100 AUD/full
26500 AUD/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
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If you’re a graduate with work experience looking to exploring an IT centric career pathway then the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology from University of Canberra is the perfect course from which to learn new skills, gain a practical qualification and give your career the much needed boost it deserves.  

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In this course you will delve into various aspects of the information and communication technology field and gain the knowledge to arm yourself with exceptional insights and understanding into the impact of new technologies in different areas, and gain proficiency in seeking career opportunities in this rapidly advancing industry.

This course offers an excellent opportunity to complement your existing skillset by adding a technical component designed to give you a better understanding and appreciation of IT related business strategies – which will expose you to better employment opportunities and take your career in IT to a new and exciting level.

Alternatively, if the idea for further postgraduate study inspires you then this course offers the perfect platform from which to progress on to the UC Graduate Diploma in Information Technology , or the UC Master of Information Technology. 

Study a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology from University of Canberra and you will:

  • gain basic knowledge and skills in ICT
  • learn how to develop computer-based solutions
  • address core areas of the ‘Skills Framework for the Information Age’
  • complement your existing academic knowledge and skills
  • learn to critically analyse, interpret and synthesise complex IT ideologies
  • broaden your qualifications and employment prospects
  • gain unrivalled access to industry specialists
  • improve your network of professional contacts
  • be able to explore further postgraduate studies
  • pursue a more academic career focused pathway

Career opportunities

The UC Graduate Certificate in IT offers the perfect stepping stone to further academic study or a direct pathway for career entry or progression in any one of the following careers:

  • Developer
  • Programmer
  • ICT customer support officer
  • ICT support technician
  • Project support officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Practice in IT 
  • Information Technology for the Workplace 
  • Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have an Australian bachelor's degree in a non-IT field or equivalent.

CRICOS Code: 040739C  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34100 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34100 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    26500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • The indicative CSP Student Contribution Amount for this course is $8,021

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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