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Graduate Diploma

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The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management bridges the gap between your existing tech knowledge and managerial capabilities. It covers core and compulsory units of the Master of Information Technology Management, but allows you to choose electives and shape your Graduate Diploma to your interests or career aspirations.

IT systems management and design, data management and emerging technology units are complemented by a solid grounding in business – for example project management and leadership. Graduate in as few as eight months or continue on and complete your Master of Information Technology Management at a later stage, with advanced standing.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesis a complex issue or theory from an information technology area to arrive at a conclusion or decision.


Develop and create effective solutions to complex problems from an information technology management perspective.

Ethical practice

Apply discipline based knowledge and professional skills in situations that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Analyse and compare challenging ethical issues within a professional context.

Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline knowledge and skills in specialised information technology areas.

Apply and integrate research methods and principles to complex management situations.

Lifelong learning

Critically evaluate, analyse and synthesise a complex issue or theory from the information technology discipline by showing intellectual independence, personal judgement and the ability to apply self-learning strategies.

Communication and social skills

Prepare and deliver advanced discipline advice, knowledge and ideas using oral and written techniques for a business or public audience.

Demonstrate leadership,professional behaviour and ability to participate in a professional team.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline knowledge and skills with a global perspective.

Our Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management is comprised of a wide range of units, covering all aspects of information technology, business, as well as subjects that allow you to understand the bridge between these two fields.

This enables you to develop a vast range of knowledge, and gives you the best chance at successfully managing a team once you graduate.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Study Period 1 , Study Period 2 , Study Period 3 , Study Period 4 , Study Period 5 , Study Period 6 N/A N/A


We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

  1. To be eligible for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management a candidate must complete eight (8) units (96 credit points) comprising:
    1. all units listed in Part A; and
    2. four (4) units from Part B
  2. A candidate who while enrolled for the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management has completed the requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management may elect to be awarded the Graduate Certificate following withdrawal from candidature for the Graduate Diploma award.

Course structure

Unit Code Unit Title Level of learning Notes

Part A

ISY92115 Data Management Intermediate
CMP91020 Emerging Technology in Business Introductory
ISY91015 Information Systems Analysis and Design Introductory
ISY93205 Information Systems Security Management Advanced

Part B

MNG91217 Project Management Principles Introductory
MNG93211 Managing Information Systems (Online) Advanced
MNG93210 Strategy and Case Analysis (Online) Advanced
ISY93210 Managing Digital Enterprise (Online) Advanced
MNG91214 Strategic Knowledge Management (Online) Introductory
MNG91211 The Positive Leader (Online) Introductory Note 1