Course summary

If you're passionate about IT and want to work in a dynamic industry with diverse career prospects, the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology is an excellent way to start your journey.

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop academic and business skills in the area of information technology and digital business, developing your understanding of Information and Communication Technologies and their social, ethical and legal impacts.

You'll complete two core units and choose from a selection of elective units, depending on your interest. 

This course is also a pathway into further study. Graduates of this course will be eligible for entry and four units of credit towards the Bachelor of Information Technology

If you're passionate about IT and want to work in a dynamic industry with diverse career prospects, the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology is an excellent way to start your journey.

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop academic and business skills in the area of information technology and digital business, developing your understanding of Information and Communication Technologies and their social, ethical and legal impacts.

You'll complete two core units and choose from a selection of elective units, depending on your interest. 

This course is also a pathway into further study. Graduates of this course will be eligible for entry and four units of credit towards the Bachelor of Information Technology

Core units:

  • Language and Learning in your Discipline
  • Quantitative Methods with Economics.

Elective units (Choose two from the following):

  • Data Communications and Networks
  • Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
  • Programming I
  • Foundations of Computing.

Course Learning Outcome

demonstrate an understanding of foundational concepts that are essential for successful university study in Information Technology

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demonstrate an understanding of foundational concepts that are essential for successful university study in Information Technology

apply reflective practice to independent learning and self-management strategies.

identify and use different forms of communication relevant to Information Technology.

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Course overview

Course code

2004100

Course abbreviation

CertInfoTech

Credit points

48

Equivalent units

4

Duration

0.5 years full-time; 1 year part-time

Duration

0.5 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast Term 1 N/A N/A
Online Term 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Online Term 1 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology, students must complete the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising:

  • 2 core units (24 credit points) and
  • 2 elective units (24 credit points)
Exit Pathway
Students admitted to the Bachelor of Information Technology may be eligible to exit with the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology after completing 4 approved core units (48 credit points) from the Bachelor of Information Technology.

Schedule of units

Title Note
EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
MATH1003 - Quantitative Methods with Economics
Choose two units from the following:
COMP1001 - Data Communications and Networks
ISYS1004 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
PROG1001 - Programming I
COMP1002 - Foundations of Computing

Title Note
To be eligible to exit from the Bachelor of Information Technology with the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology, complete four core units from the Bachelor of Information Technology including these three units:
EDUC1001 - Language and Learning in your Discipline
ISYS1004 - Contemporary Issues in Information Technology
ISYS1002 - Cybersecurity