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Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Management

Graduate Diploma

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Course abbreviation

    GradDipITM

  • Course code

    1108250

  • Credit points

    96

  • Equivalent units

    8

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management bridges the gap between your existing technology 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.

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management is available via an online delivery mode, offering up to six intakes a year.

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

Critically analyse and reflect on complex management issues in the area of information technology management.

GA2: Creativity

Apply creative thinking techniques to drive innovative solutions to information technology management problems.

GA3: Ethical practice

Demonstrate advanced discipline knowledge, responsibility and ethics in using and managing information technology to facilitate the strategic and operational benefits of business models and technology applications.

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Demonstrate advanced discipline knowledge, responsibility and ethics in using and managing information technology to facilitate the strategic and operational benefits of business models and technology applications.

GA5: Lifelong learning

Apply autonomous learning strategies for reflective practice, expert judgement and adaptability for life-long learning in information technology management.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Apply teamwork, expert communication and social skills to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

GA7: Cultural competence

Apply teamwork, expert communication and social skills to effectively engage with a diverse range of stakeholders.

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 Summer Term , Term 1 , Term 2 , Term 3 , Term 4 , Term 5 N/A N/A

Requirements

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

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Management students must complete the equivalent of 8 core units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 8 units from either the Business Administration or Project Management Specialisation

Exit awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points) as specified in the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management course structure.

Entry requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this course are as follows

Language requirements

To be eligible to receive the Graduate Diploma of Information Technology Management students must complete the equivalent of 8 core units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 8 units from either the Business Administration or Project Management Specialisation

Exit awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points) as specified in the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management course structure.

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

ISYS5002 Information Systems Analysis and Design
Term1,4
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term1,4
Term1,4
Anti-requisites ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design
DATA5001 Data Management
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
ISYS5001 Emerging Technology in Business
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
ISYS6005 Information Systems Security Management
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term3
Term3

Second Year

COMP6005 Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
Summer Term
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term3
Summer Term
Term3
BUSN6009 Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisites BUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
Business Administration Option Units
Business Administration Option Units

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

First Year

ISYS5002 Information Systems Analysis and Design
Term1,4
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term1,4
Term1,4
Anti-requisites ISYS1005 - Systems Analysis and Design
DATA5001 Data Management
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
ISYS5001 Emerging Technology in Business
Term2
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2
Term2
ISYS6005 Information Systems Security Management
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term3
Term3

Second Year

COMP6005 Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
Summer Term
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term3
Summer Term
Term3
BUSN6009 Managing Information Systems (Online)
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term3
Term3
Anti-requisites BUSN6004 - Managing Information Systems
Project Management Option Units
Project Management Option Units

Note 1:

Students may substitute MGMT6004 - Organisational Change and Development (Online)

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Business Administration Specialisation

DATA5001 Data Management
ISYS5001 Emerging Technology in Business
ISYS5002 Information Systems Analysis and Design
ISYS6005 Information Systems Security Management
Students are eligible to exit with a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management after completing the above four (4) units.
BUSN6009 Managing Information Systems (Online)
COMP6005 Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)

Option Units

Select two (2) units from the following:

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
BUSN6008 Strategy and Case Analysis (Online)
MGMT6003 The Positive Leader (Online) Note 1
PROJ5002 Project Management Principles
BUSN6002 Global Business (Online)
ACCT6013 Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
BUSN5005 Management Communication (Online)
STAT5002 Business Analytics (Online)
MRKT6004 Digital Marketing (Online)

Project Management Specialisation

DATA5001 Data Management
ISYS5001 Emerging Technology in Business
ISYS5002 Information Systems Analysis and Design
ISYS6005 Information Systems Security Management
Students are eligible to exit with a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Management after completing the above four (4) units.
BUSN6009 Managing Information Systems (Online)
COMP6005 Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)

Option Units

Select two (2) units from the following:

Unit Code Unit Title Notes
PROJ5002 Project Management Principles
PROJ5003 Project Management: Initiation and Planning
PROJ6001 Project Management: Quality, Control and Risk
PROJ6003 Leading and Managing Projects
PROJ6005 Project Procurement and Contract Management
PROJ6006 Portfolio and Program Management
PROJ5007 Introduction to Agile Project Management
PROJ6007 Stakeholder Engagement
PROJ5004 Strategic Infrastructure Asset Management