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Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management (GradDipITMan)


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Title Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management (GradDipITMan)
Course Code G1051
Study Level Graduate Diploma
School School of Engineering and Information Technology
Academic Contacts

Academic Chair: Dr Jocelyn Armarego | Email: J.Armarego@murdoch.edu.au | Tel: 9360 7351

Qualification Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management (GradDipITMan)
Duration 1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Restriction All graduate courses are subject to restriction.
Description The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology Management is designed to provide graduates in information technology related disciplines with a further qualification in the field. The course emphasises professional practice and effective communication using technical and nontechnical means. Knowledge management, data communications and business analysis are covered. In addition, students complete an individual study project in an area of interest.
Admission Requirements: Onshore course offerings Recognised Bachelor's degree in IT (AQF Level 7);
OR recognised non-IT Bachelor's degree plus an approved Diploma in IT (AQF Level 8);
OR recognised non-IT Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant IT experience;
OR recognised non-IT Honours degree (AQF Level 8) plus relevant IT experience.
Recognition of relevant and current informal or non-formal learning may be used for entry requirements, and should be discussed with the Academic Chair.

Equivalent of an Academic IELTS overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0.
Special Requirements The course is available by on-campus attendance only.
Employment Prospects Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in IT Management will be able to choose from a variety of IT-related careers, both as IT practitioners and in supervisory and administrative roles within a wide range of public and private organisations.
Further Study Students who successfully complete the Graduate Diploma may apply for admission to the Master of Information Technology.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 18 credit points

ICT521 IT Professional Practice - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT505 Knowledge Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT546 Local Area Network Design and Implementation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT508 Information Technology Project Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

ICT501 Business Analysis and Systems Development Approaches - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ICT517 Advanced IT Study Project - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Specified Electives - 6 credit points

Select from the following:

ICT502 Applied Information Security Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

ICT612 Human Factors in Information Technology - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT616 Data Resources Management - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

ICT622 Information Technology Strategy - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal

ICT601 Business Analytics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal

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