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Undergraduate Certificate of Information and Communication Technology – National Priority Short Course

  • Qualification

    Undergraduate

  • Duration

    6 months or part time equivalent

  • Units

    4

  • Start Date

    Jul, Nov

  • Estimated Fees

    $3,630

Overview of the course

Overview of the course

The Undergraduate Certificate of Information and Communication Technology is your first step towards developing your information technology toolkit. This course challenges students to explore different approaches to analytical thinking, creativity and resourcefulness, with the aim to help you be a stronger asset to your business. You’ll learn how to talk to stakeholders about ICT solutions and how to apply technology to business solutions. This course will give you the technical skills to communicate with confidence and broaden your employment opportunities.

For students who wish to study further, the undergraduate certificate can lead to the Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology. The bachelor degree provides graduates with an opportunity to enter careers in network and software technology in a broad range of industries, with a strong focus on communication skills. The units you complete within the undergraduate certificate can be credited towards your bachelor degree.

This course attracts the National Priority Short Courses funding for the first two units only at $625 each. However if you continue studying the last two units, you may do so with a Commonwealth Supported Place with a student contribution of $1190 per unit. You can also apply to defer your payments via the HECS-HELP loan scheme.

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Course Units

You will complete the following units:

July - Teaching Period 2

Web Development (COS10005)
Problem Solving with ICT (ICT10001)

November – Teaching Period 3

Database Analysis and Design (INF10002)
Introduction to Business Information Systems (INF10003)

On successful completion of this Course students will be able to:

  • Identify the need for ICT solutions and elicit information from the relevant stakeholders
  • Demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of the technologies that make up ICT infrastructure and articulate the relationships and interdependencies between technologies.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills to apply technologies to new situations with consideration given to development and documentation.

Course Rules

To qualify for the award of Undergraduate Certificate of Information and Communication Technology students must complete 50 credit points comprising of:

  • Four [4] Core units (50 credit points)

Volume of Learning

The Undergraduate Certificate of Information and Communication Technology consists of a total 50 credit points. Units normally carry 12.5 credit points (cps.). A standard annual full-time load comprises 100 credit points, and a standard annual part-time load comprises 50 credit points. The volume of learning of the Undergraduate Certificate of Information and Communication Technology is typically 6 months full time.

Allowed Course duration

Students must complete the course by the end of 2021.

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