This course provides professional knowledge and skills in information systems (IS). In the GCIS, you will gain a broad understanding of IS applications in industry as well as specific skills in programming, systems analysis and project management. These skills will help you to manage future business challenges, enhancing your individual advancement and employment opportunities.
Perhaps you are from outside the field looking to enter and work in the ICT industry. Graduates from this course find employment as ICT Support Technician, ICT Customer Support Officer, Web Developer, or Project Management Support Officer
|Duration||0.5 years full-time or 1 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||24|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).|
|Expected Hours of Study||One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.|
|Course Type||Postgraduate Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||GradCertIS|
|AQF Level||Level 8: Graduate Certificate|
To be eligible for entry into this course, students must have:
* secondary and post secondary certificates;
* evidence from employer (past and present) on company letterhead.
International students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international/ for further information including English language requirements.
Domestic and international students please see CQUni Handbook.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|Year||Number of Students|
Please note that in some instances there may be similarities between course, entry and inherent requirements.
If you experience difficulties meeting these requirements, reasonable adjustments may be made upon contacting firstname.lastname@example.org. Adjustment must not compromise the academic integrity of the degree or course chosen at CQUniversity or the legal requirements of field education.
|Course Learning Outcomes|
|Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors||1||2||3||4||5|
|1. KNOWLEDGE Have specialised knowledge within a systematic and coherent body of knowledge that may include the acquisition and application of knowledge and skills in a new or existing discipline or professional area|
|2. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to review,analyse, consolidate and synthesise knowledge and identify and provide solutions to complex problems|
|3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to think critically and to generate and evaluate complex ideas|
|4. SKILLS Have specialised technical and creative skills in a field of highly skilled and/or professional practice|
|5. SKILLS Have communication skills to demonstrate an understanding of theoretical concepts|
|6. SKILLS Have communication skills to transfer complex knowledge and ideas to a variety of audiences|
|7. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to make high level, independent judgements in a range of technical or management functions in varied specialised contexts|
|8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to initiate, plan, implement and evaluate broad functions within varied specialised technical and/or creative contexts|
|9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILL Be responsible and accountable for personal outputs and all aspects of the work or function of others within broad parameters|
|Number of units: 4||Total credit points: 24|
You should note that you may be required to take some units Online, depending on your campus offerings.
|Students must complete the following compulsory units:|
|PPMP20007||Project Management Concepts|
|COIT20248||Information Systems Analysis and Design|
|COIT20249||Professional Skills in Information Communication Technology|
|COIT20245||Introduction to Programming|