Faculty of Engineering

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (2015)
CP Required: 24
Min FT Duration: 0.50 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

1. Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology must complete a total of 24 credit points from the listed units of study.

2. Candidates may complete a maximum of 12 credit points from the listed Foundation Units.

3. A maximum of 6 credit points can be chosen from units offered outside the School of IT (different unit codes than COMP, INFO or ISYS).

4. Enrolment in the Graduate Certificate may be either part-time or full-time with a maximum completion time of two years and minimum time of one semester.

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

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
List
24 Select from Unit Blocks:
Core Units
Specialist Units
Foundation Units

Note: The tables above assume completion in a single semester with full-time load of 24 credit points.

Students should review the Master of Information Technology program in planning their Graduate Certificate enrollment and seek academic advice on the best subjects to choose.

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Core Units (Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
INFO5990 Professional Practice in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5992 Understanding IT Innovations 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates articulating to the Master of Information Technology may keep in mind that the master's degree requires INFO5990, INFO6007 and INFO5992. INFO6007 is a prerequisite for INFO6010.

Block 2 - Specialist Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CISS6022 Cybersecurity 6 Semester 2
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
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
COMP5216 Mobile Computing 6 Semester 2
COMP5313 Large Scale Networks 6 Semester 1
COMP5318 Machine Learning and Data Mining 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
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
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] 6 Semester 2
ELEC5507 Error Control Coding 6 Semester 1
ELEC5508 Wireless Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5509 Mobile Networks 6 Semester 1
ELEC5510 Satellite Communication Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5511 Optical Communication Systems 6 Semester 1
ELEC5512 Optical Networks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5618 Software Quality Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC5619 Object Oriented Application Frameworks 6 Semester 2
ELEC5620 Model Based Software Engineering 6 Semester 2
ELEC5622 Signals, Software and Health 6 Semester 2
HSBH5003 eHealth for Health Professional 6 Semester 1
IDEA9106 Design Thinking 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5010 IT Advanced Topic A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5011 IT Advanced Topic B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence 6 Summer Main
INFO5301 Information Security Management 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5306 Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems 6 Semester 2
INFO6010 Advanced Topics in IT Project Management 6 Semester 2
ISYS5050 Knowledge Management Systems 6 Semester 1
PUBH5010 Epidemiology Methods and Uses 6 Semester 1
STAT5003 Computational Statistical Methods 6 Semester 2

Note: A maximum of 6 credit points may be selected with the approval of the Program Director, from units outside the School of IT (different unit codes than COMP, INFO or ISYS).

INFO6007 is a prerequisite for INFO6010.

Block 3 - Foundation Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5116 Design of Networks & Distributed Systems 6 Semester 2
COMP5213 Computer and Network Organisation 6 Semester 1
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
COMP9220 Object-Oriented Design 6 Semester 1
COMP9419 Digital Media Fundamentals 6 Semester 1
INFO9003 Information Technology for Health Professionals 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
INFO9117 Intro to Software Engineering Practice [not offered in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
PUBH5018 Introductory Biostatistics 6 Semester 1
STAT5002 Introduction to Statistics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates may complete a maximum of 12 credit points from the listed Foundation Units.

Only one of the two units INFO9220 Object Oriented Design or INFO9110 Systems Analysis & Modelling can be taken.

Please note that some of these Foundation Units are co-taught with the corresponding undergraduate lectures of the School of Information Technologies.