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Start Date
February
July

Duration
1 year(s) full-time

Program Code
LGIG

SATAC Code
4GD103 (Internal)

Study as
Full-time or part-time

Mode
On-campus/Online

Fees
$AU 26,500 per 1.0 EFTSL for students enrolled in 2020

Degree overview

  • Get up to speed with new trends and developments in enterprise-wide IT
  • Learn the critical systems analysis skills required of a business analyst
  • Develop project management expertise, and the skills to liaise with stakeholders in an IT context
  • Train using the latest industry tools, technologies and research
  • 100 per cent of our assessed research is at or above world class1

 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)

Snapshot

Snapshot

This innovative qualification will provide you with skills and expertise related to information systems in a business context.

Taught by world-class lecturers and researchers, you will learn about IT stakeholder engagement, business intelligence and the day-to-day operations of information systems. 

You can tailor your studies to suit your lifestyle and choose to study this whole qualification online if you wish.

This qualification is offered as part of a suite of three programs (graduate certificate, graduate diploma and master). Each qualification extends to the next, so you can easily transition to a master level qualification. If you finish this Graduate Diploma and want to do further study, consider going on to the Master of Information Technology (Enterprise Management).

What you'll learn

What you Learn

You will study six courses in universal IT practices:

  • business practices
  • project management
  • business system analysis
  • business intelligence and analytics
  • security principles
  • professional communication
  • IT concepts

You will also do one elective so you can extend your expertise in an area of interest. 

Degree structure

Course name Area and cat no. Units Reference  
First Semester (Study Period 1, 2 or 3)
IT Concepts INFT 5030 4.5
Business Practices for IT Professionals INFS 5058 4.5
Project Management for IT Professionals INFS 5057 4.5
Professional Communication COMM 5081 4.5
Second Semester (Study Period 4, 5 or 6)
Business Intelligence and Analytics INFS 4018 4.5
Security Principles INFS 5115 4.5
Business Systems Analysis INFS 5093 4.5
Elective 4.5 Rule(s): 1

Study hours

For each course you study, you will need to allocate time for various classes such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars and practicals. Plus you will need additional hours to study in your own time to complete assignments, readings and projects and contribute to online discussion forums. So as a general rule, if you are studying full-time you would need to allocate 12 – 26 hours of study when at university and 14 – 28 hours of independent study per week.

Assessment

Assessment

Your studies at UniSA will incorporate both practical, professionally-focused and research-based learning, so assessment types will vary. You can expect them to include:

  • reports and project documentation
  • essays and assignments
  • examinations
  • group projects and presentations

Global opportunities

Enrich your studies and your life – make overseas study part of your qualification. Australian and international students may have the option to do an exchange, short-term program or study tour overseas. We have links with universities worldwide. You can choose short-term or semester-long study from a range of universities and countries depending on your area of study and cultural interests.

Take a look at the global opportunities available.

Global opportunities

Why Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (Enterprise Management)

Why this Degree

In your studies you’ll learn about IT stakeholder engagement, business intelligence, and the day-to-day operations of information systems.

Real-world connections

Research institutes and centres

UniSA is home to several research centres:

All have state-of-the-art facilities, with world renowned links and associations that provide a dynamic teaching and research base for our students.

Cooperative Research Centres

We are also proud to support a number of Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) bringing together researchers and research users, with an emphasis on collaboration through utilisation, commercialisation and technology transfer.

We also host regular University-wide employee master classes and employment expos, and alumni events in Australia and overseas.

Online study

Online study

This degree is offered online. This means that you:

  • will study online, including accessing access videos and course resources
  • participate in an interactive online learning environment
  • submit your assignments and get feedback online
  • use discussion forums for team work and communication

With interactive online course materials and a 24/7 learning environment, you can organise your study to suit your lifestyle. 

Please note that for some degrees, some on-campus attendance (such as to attend seminars, workshops or examinations) and/or placements may apply. Any applicable requirements will be detailed on the degree webpage.

Career outcomes

Your career

By 2023, employment in ICT is expected to grow strongly in Australia. The availability of roles is expected to increase by:

  • 25,500 jobs for software and applications programmers (or 21 per cent)
  • 2,300 jobs for ICT business and systems analysts (or 9.5 per cent)
  • 8,200 jobs for ICT managers (or 13.9 per cent)
  • 8,100 jobs for ICT Network and Support professionals (or 15.3 per cent)1

With the aid of further study, consider careers in:

  • solutions architect: designing and deploying enterprise infrastructure solutions in complex environments; ensuring technical integrity of customer solutions; writing and reviewing project requirements, strategies reference models and standards for infrastructure

1 Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, Occupational Employment Projections 2018

Industry facts

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Employment for ICT professionals in Australia is projected to increase by 16 percent by May 2023.1

 1 Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, Occupational Employment Projections 2018

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Employment for ICT managers in Australia is projected to increase by 13.9 percent by May 2023.1

1 Australia Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, Occupational Employment Projections 2018

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Strong growth in the Australian ICT workforce is expected to continue, with an additional 81,000 jobs needed by 2022 to fuel future technology-led growth1.

1 Australia’s Digital Pulse - Australian Computer Society, 2017

How to apply

Applying to study with us:

  • go to the top of this page and make note of the SATAC code, then click Apply
  • you will be redirected through to the SATAC website to continue your application

Scholarships

Every year, over 2,500 UniSA students are supported in their studies through scholarships and grants worth millions of dollars. Check out the scholarships below. One of them may be perfect for you. Visit our scholarships page for more.

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Your study experience and support

Our campuses have fantastic facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, workshops, laboratories, tech zones, and areas that simulate real work environments. You’ll also find student gyms and campus sport activities to keep you active. We also offer flexible study options, with online resources available for accessing lecture recordings, virtual classrooms, library resources and learning support. 

Adelaide has a variety of accommodation options to suit different requirements and budgets. Options include dedicated student accommodation or private rentals. See our long-term accommodation pages for plenty of options. If you need somewhere to live, our new student accommodation by urbanest is on Bank Street in Adelaide’s lively cultural precinct, a perfect location for students. It is within easy reach of UniSA’s city and metropolitan campuses, Rundle Mall shopping, the Central Market, Chinatown, and the West End’s vibrant nightlife. It is also across the road from the Adelaide train station, and on bus and tram routes.

Student services

Student services

Our student support services can make your life at university easier. We provide a full range of support services including academic and personal counselling. You can also access a range of services through our students association, USASA. When you become a UniSA student you can contact Campus Central for help with anything related to your degree. They will help you with your enrolment, ID cards, fees, timetables and any other questions you might have.

24/7 digital environment

Our learnonline facilities include a personal learning environment with virtual classrooms, lecture recordings, emails, learning support, administration, library access and results. The environment is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so you can tailor your learning to your life. We are continually investing in innovative digital technologies for a high-quality student learning experience.

Student services

Your campus

We have six campuses in metropolitan and regional areas, each with advanced facilities including modern lecture theatres, libraries, laboratories, and areas that simulate real work environments.

Location This degree is delivered at the following campuses.

Your study spaces

You will benefit from our culture of innovation and start-ups. We’re helping IT entrepreneurs and innovators turn their ideas into start-up enterprises with a bright future. Through the Innovation and Collaboration Centre (ICC) you will access services and expertise including:

  • technology (DXC and UniSA IT)
  • design (matchstudio)
  • business growth (Centre for Business Growth)
  • business management
  • strategy and marketing (UniSA Business School)
  • commercialisation (UniSA Ventures)

Your study spaces

Your program director

I am the Program Director for the Master of Information Technology and the Master of Cybersecurity in the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences. My research interests include strategic alignment, purposeful corporations and digital innovation. I have been working in the higher education sector for over 15 years, and prior to that spent a number of years as a systems engineer in the IT industry.

Dr Gaye Deegan

Program Director

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Program Director

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