Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences

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The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences provide a sound technical understanding of computing and information technology and the ability to plan, develop and apply appropriate technologies and tools to frame and solve problems.

These programmes allow students with a degree in another discipline to gain advanced expertise and knowledge in Computer and Information Sciences.

The Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences also provides a sound foundation for the Master of Computer and Information Sciences, and in many cases Masters applicants are required to complete the GradDipCIS prior to commencing postgraduate study.


Quick facts

Programme Code: Graduate Certificate AK3756, Graduate Diploma AK3698
Level: 7
Points: Certificate - 60, Diploma – 120
Duration: Certificate - 6 months full-time 1 year part-time; Diploma - 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Venue: City Campus
Start date: 26 Feb and 16 July 2018

AUT encourages early application. There are limited places available. Late applications will be accepted if the programme is not full. Applicants will normally be selected on the basis of their level of academic achievement and may be required to attend a selection interview.


Career opportunities

  • IT management/supervisor
  • Programmer
  • Project leader
  • Project manager
  • Research and development
  • Software developer
  • Software engineer
  • Technical business analyst
  • Further postgraduate study


Entry requirements


Structure

Students will deepen their knowledge of computer and information sciences by studying a selection of Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences papers.

The Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences provide sound technical understanding of computing and information technology and the ability to plan, develop and apply appropriate technologies and tools to frame and solve problems.

Papers

FOR GRADUATE CERTIFICATE
A student must complete 60 points from the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences, of which a minimum of 45 points must be at Level 7.

FOR GRADUATE DIPLOMA
A student must complete 120 points from the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences, of which a minimum of 75 points must be at Level 7.

Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences

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Please see the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences for more information.

Last updated: 13-Dec-2017 3.52pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.