Faculty of Engineering

Graduate Certificate in Computing (2020)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2020.


1. Overview

Course: Graduate Certificate in Computing (2020)
CP Required: 24
Min FT Duration: 0.50 Years
Min PT Duration: 2.00 Years
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020

2. Requirements

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

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

Note: Candidates who have not previously completed a degree in Information Technologies should undertake Foundation units.

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.

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

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
COMP9201 Software Construction and Design 1 6 Semester 2
COMP9601 Computer and Network Organisation 6 Semester 1
INFO9117 Intro to Software Engineering Practice [not offered in 2020] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Computing complete a maximum of four Foundation units of study (24 credit points). Candidates planning to progress to the MIT program should complete one unit covering each area of programming, modelling, networking and data management.

Programming

COMP9007 Algorithms

COMP9103 Software Development in Java

Modelling

COMP9110 System Analysis and Modelling

COMP9201 Software Construction and Design 1

Networking

COMP9601 Computer and Network Organisation

COMP9121 Design of Networks and Distributed Systems

Data Management

COMP9120 Database Management Systems

INFO9117 Intro to Software Engineering Practice

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 fulfills the assumed knowledge criteria for the Specialist unit(s) chosen.

Block 2 - IT Specialist Units (Max CP: 24)

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 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
COMP5328 Advanced Machine Learning 6 Semester 2
COMP5329 Deep Learning 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] 6 Semester 2
COMP5617 Empirical Security Analysis and Engineering 6 Semester 2
COMP5618 Applied Cybersecurity 6 Semester 2
INFO5306 Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems 6 Semester 2

Note: 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: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5060 Data Analytics and Business Intelligence 6 Int January
Int July
INFO5301 Information Security Management 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO5991 Services Science Management and Engineering 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 Int January
Int July

Note: 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.