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ProgramsIT/CSIT(Postgrad)Graduate Diploma in Computing (2016)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

SITS Diet Block/TypeCPUnit of Study/Unit Block
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Foundation Units

Year 1 - Semester 2

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IT Specialist Units
IT Management Specialist Units

Year 2 - Semester 1

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IT Management Specialist Units

Note:   The tables above assume completion in 1.5 years by taking a full-time load in Year 1 - for first and second semester (24 credit points per semester) and a part-time load in Year 2 - first semester (12 credit points).

Candidates need to provide evidence of prior learning before undertaking any Specialist Unit(s). This will be assessed by either completion of prerequisite learning in the Foundation units or evidence from prior learning that fulfills the assumed knowledge criteria for the Specialist unit(s) chosen.


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Block 1 - Foundation Units (Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP9007 Algorithms 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S1 Intensive
COMP9103 Software Development in Java 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9110 System Analysis and Modelling 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9120 Database Management Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP9121 Design of Networks & Distributed Systems 6 Semester 2
COMP9220 Object-Oriented Design 6 Semester 1
COMP9419 Digital Media Fundamentals 6 Semester 1
COMP9601 Computer and Network Organisation 6 Semester 1
INFO9117 Intro to Software Engineering Practice 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: COMP9419 is discontinued from 2017. If you are interested in similar material, please see IT Specialist unit: COMP5405.

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Computing complete a maximum of four Foundation units of study (24 credit points) out of the units listed.

Candidates need to complete relevant Foundation units or provide evidence of prior learning before undertaking any Specialist Unit(s). This will be assessed by either completion of prerequisite learning in the Foundation units or evidence from prior learning that fulfils the assumed knowledge criteria for the Specialist unit(s) chosen.

Block 2 - IT Specialist Units (Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5045 Computational Geometry 6 Semester 1
COMP5046 Natural Language Processing 6 Semester 1
COMP5047 Pervasive Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 2
COMP5216 Mobile Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5313 Large Scale Networks 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5347 Web Application Development 6 Semester 1
COMP5348 Enterprise Scale Software Architecture 6 Semester 1
COMP5349 Cloud Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5405 Digital Media Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5415 Multimedia Design and Authoring 6 Semester 2
COMP5416 Advanced Network Technologies 6 Semester 2
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5425 Multimedia Retrieval 6 Semester 1
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
COMP5427 Usability Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics [Not running in 2017] 6 Semester 2
Summer Main
COMP5617 Empirical Security Analysis and Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5618 Applied Cybersecurity 6 Semester 2
INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence 6 Summer Early
INFO5306 Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems 6 Semester 2

Note: 36 credit points are to be completed from the Specialist units of study in IT (Block 2) or IT management (Block 3).

Candidates need to provide evidence of prior learning before undertaking any Specialist Unit(s). This will be assessed by either completion of prerequisite learning in the Foundation units or evidence from prior learning that fulfils the assumed knowledge criteria for the Specialist unit(s) chosen.

Block 3 - IT Management Specialist Units (Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5301 Information Security Management 6 Semester 1
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
INFO6012 Information Technology Strategy & Value 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
S2 Intensive
S1 Intensive
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1
ISYS5070 Change Management in IT 6 Winter Main

Note: 36 credit points are to be completed from the Specialist units of study in IT (Block 2) or IT management (Block 3).

Candidates need to provide evidence of prior learning before undertaking any Specialist Unit(s). This will be assessed by either completion of prerequisite learning in the Foundation units or evidence from prior learning that fulfils the assumed knowledge criteria for the Specialist unit(s) chosen.

Course: Graduate Diploma in Computing (2016)
CP Required: 60
Min FT Duration: 1.25 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2017, 2016, 2015
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Computing, a candidate must complete 60 credit points, including:

i. a maximum of 24 credit points of the Foundation units of study; and

ii. a minimum of 36 credit points of the Information Technology or the Information Technology Management Specialist units of study.

Enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Computing may be either part-time or full-time with a maximum completion time of five years.

For further details of course rules, see the Faculty Handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks
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