Course Description

If you are a non-IT graduate wishing to upskill and move into the IT industry or enhance your existing career with technology-based qualifications, the Graduate Diploma in Computing will suit you. You will gain a strong foundation in information technologies, learn to design specialist systems, and develop skills integral to a wide range of disciplines such as health, science, engineering and business.

This program will provide you with a strong foundation in information technologies. You will be exposed to a range of specialist IT areas, which can then form the basis for further study or a new career in IT.

If you are interested in pursuing further study, completing 24 credit points with a credit average may prepare you for admission to the Master of Information Technology or Master of Information Technology Management.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $32,000 total course cost.
International Students: $40,000 per year full-time

Starting dates

March, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 61.8% (national average 68.9%)
Improved skills: 83.8% (national average 80.9%)
Overall satisfaction: 76.5% (national average 79.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Computing & Information Systems postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 93.9% (national average 82.9%)
Studying full time: 5.9% (national average 5.8%)
Median full time salary: $102,500 (national average $87,600)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 083641B
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: GNCOMPUT3000

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