Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Take your tech knowledge to the next level in the field that interests you most. Dive into the latest technology in your area of speciality including Data mining and Business intelligence, Cloud computing, Network design, Security and Forensics, Quality Assurance and Testing, Blockchain & Cybersecurity. Learn alongside like-minded individuals and take the next step up in your career.

What you will learn

  • Gain specialist knowledge in a chosen area in Information Technology 
  • Learn effective project management
  • Elective options include:
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • Mobile application development
  • Cloud Computing and ICT Infrastructure
  • Network security and forensics
  • Information management
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Information assurance
  • Network fundamentals
  • Cyberethics

Study part-time

This programme includes part-time study options for people who want the flexibility of studying while they manage other commitments

More detail about this qualification

Schedule of Courses and Options

The Programme has two compulsory papers and a range of electives as shown below: 

All courses are 15 credits unless stated otherwise.

Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in information technology or related, or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

International students

Minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent.

Find your country's equivalent academic entry requirements here

*For fee exclusions, please see our terms and conditions.

Related study options

Master of Information Technology

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Give yourself credit →

Use the knowledge you already have to fast-track your qualification. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your qualification. Start by getting in touch with us, or find out more here.

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Last updated: 29/5/2024

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