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Graduate Diploma in Computing (till 2014) (2012)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2012.


1. Overview

Course: Graduate Diploma in Computing (till 2014) (2012)
CP Required: 48
Min FT Duration: 1.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 2.00 Years
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012

2. Requirements

Candidates for the degree of Graduate Diploma in Computing are required to complete 48 credit points of the units of study set out below.

Enrolment is subject to the following constraints:

1. 18 credit points must be completed before COMP5028 Object Oriented Design can be taken;

2. 18 credit points must be completed before COMP5114 Digital Media Fundamentals;

3. 18 credit points must be completed before COMP5116 Internet Protocols can be taken;

4. 18 credit points must be completed before COMP5138 Database Management Systems can be taken;

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP5206: Information Technologies and Systems
Core
6 COMP5211: Algorithms
Core
6 COMP5213: Computer and Network Organisation
6 Select from Unit Block:
Introduction to Programming


Note: If possible, COMP5214 "Software Development in Java" should be completed first.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP5116: Design of Networks & Distributed Systems
6 Select from Unit Block:
Software Design
6 Select from Unit Block:
Introduction to Programming
6 Select from Unit Block:
Technology Units

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Introduction to Programming (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5212 Software Construction 6
COMP5214 Software Development in Java 6

Note: Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Computing must complete two programming units, COMP5212 and COMP5214; the order depends on whether they commence candidature in session 1 or session 2, and whether the enrolment is part-time or full-time. Whenever possible, COMP5214 "Software Development in Java" should be completed before COMP5212.

Block 2 - Software Design (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5028 Object-Oriented Design 6
INFO5001 System Analysis and Modelling 6

Note: Candidates of the Graduate Diploma in Computing must complete one foundational software design unit - either COMP5028 or INFO5001, depending on which semester they commence candidature.

Block 3 - Technology Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5114 Digital Media Fundamentals 6
COMP5138 Database Management Systems 6

Note: Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Computing must complete one technology overview unit in their second semester of their candidature (assuming full-time enrolment). They have the choice between either COMP5114 "Fundamentals of Multimedia Technology" or COMP5138 "Database Management Systems".