Graduate Diploma in Computing
Proposal for a Graduate Diploma in Computing
The Master of Information Technology Studies has served as a one year
postgraduate conversion course. Under the AQF guidelines, however, it
may no longer be named a Masters degree. This proposal is for a
slightly updated version of the MITS with its new renaming.
The renaming is required by the AQF. The addition of a
networking course is in accordance with the view that
a large market for the degree is to enable people from other disciplines
to be qualified for a variety of IT-related vocations.
Program Introductory Description
This program will educate science/engineering/technology graduates in
modern aspects of computing in a way that will provide a route for
them into the Information Technology (IT) industry, or or for
computing professionals without a qualification to gain one. It will
also provide them with a foundation to do more advanced study in athe
Admission requires an approved bachelor degree with a credit average
(or equivalent). Students without a degree but who have at least three
years relevant work experience, or a combination of qualifications and
experience, may also receive admission.
A minimum of 48 units including:
- completion of 30 units from the following courses:
- Completion of a further 18 units of approved courses,
including a minimum of 6 units of 6000/8000-series computing courses.
Last modified: Peter Strazdins, Assoc Director of Education, RSCS