The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is an in-depth skills conversion programme aimed at those who wish to pursue a career in the information technology field, but whose primary qualification lies in an area outside IT or those who have no qualifications but have gained experience in IT. It attracts graduates from a wide range of disciplines including the arts, business, engineering, education and science, as well as non-graduates who work in various IT roles.
The programme provides students with an excellent grounding in IT and its related disciplines. The Graduate Diploma is offered on a full-time basis and is suitable for recent graduates wishing to broaden their skills portfolio and who are seeking to gain a recognised qualification in the IT area. As well as providing excellent employment prospects, the course offers strong practical focus aimed at developing graduates with the personal and professional skills most sought after in the Information Economy.
Developed in close collaboration with industry, the Graduate Diploma in Information Technology aims not only to develop students' understanding of the conceptual underpinnings of IT, but also to enhance their transferable skills in areas such as research, problem solving, critical thinking and independent learning.
Accordingly, a strong emphasis is placed on practical assessment, with innovative learning methods designed to facilitate integration of the theoretical and practical elements of the programme. This focus on personal and professional development heightens the attractiveness of graduates to prospective employers, as it helps ensure that they are ideally suited to meet practical industry needs.
Learning from academic experts with high level industry relevant experience ensuring you graduate with the most up-to-date knowledge of theory and practice.
Heavy emphasis on applied learning
Strong exposure and critical analysis of existing, new and emerging technologies
State of the art facilities located on a modern campus
Student-centred supportive learning environment.