University of Technology Sydney

C11192v1 Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management

Award(s): Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management (GradCertITPM)
Commonwealth supported place?: No
Load credit points: 24
Course EFTSL: 0.5
Location: City campus

Notes

This course is only offered to local students.

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
Course aims
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Other information

Overview

This course provides advanced professional studies in IT project management.

Students gain an understanding of the business context and develop conceptual and analytical approaches to IT project management. Graduates of this course are well placed to move into a project management role.

Course aims

The course aims to:

  • explain the business context and technical developments shaping contemporary IT project management
  • develop knowledge and skills in IT project management processes
  • develop conceptual and analytical approaches to IT project management, and
  • develop theoretical and practical competencies in technical and people management.

Career options

Career options include positions in project management.

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Historically and Culturally Informed about Indigenous Knowledge Systems: FEIT graduates are culturally and historically informed, with awareness of ethical practices when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
B.1 Socially Responsible: Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management graduates engage a broad range of diverse stakeholders to develop a shared understanding of IT project management related values,issues, needs, and priorities. They evaluate performance requirements (such as social, organizational, safety, and reliability, quality and cost) of technology solutions and their impact on society.
C.1 Design Oriented: Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management graduates apply project mangement and decision making methodologies and practices to propose IT solutions and their implementation strategies. They evaluate solution design for sustainability, constraints, risks, conflicts and uncertainties (such as social, economic and environmental).
D.1 Technically Proficient: Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management graduates evaluate project management concepts and theories to the development and implementation of Information Technology solutions in the practice fields of Software, Hardware, Networking and other IT related areas and review the impacts of these solutions using ethical, social, commercial and environmental metrics of success.
E.1 Collaborative and Communicative: Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management graduates communicate in a variety of ways (accurate and active listening, dialogue, reading, writing, negotiating and contractually) to coordinate diverse teams and projects, collaborate formally and informally to engage and manage stakeholders.
F.1 Reflective: Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management graduates self-review their own practice, anticipate consequences of intended actions or inaction and identify ethical dilemmas when they arise, seek constructive reviews to improve themselves to ensure currency in their technological skills.

Admission requirements

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

It is a requirement that the bachelor's degree was completed with no more than 25 per cent of subjects failed. Previous qualifications should ideally be in computing/information technology or a related field. If the previous qualification is not in a relevant field, applicants also require a graduate certificate or diploma in computing/information technology (or related discipline) from a recognised Australian university and/or relevant work experience.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning is not offered for subjects in this course.

The substitution of core subjects to an alternative postgraduate subject in a similar field of study may be granted.

Course duration and attendance

The course is offered on a one-year, part-time basis.

Course structure

Students complete 24 credit points of study, consisting of two core subjects and two elective options from CBK90770.

Course completion requirements

32541 Project Management 6cp
32603 Systems Quality Management 6cp
CBK90770 Options 12cp
Total 24cp

Course program

A typical part-time program for students commencing in Autumn session is shown below.

Year 1
Autumn session
32541 Project Management   6cp
32603 Systems Quality Management   6cp
Spring session
Select 12 credit points of options   12cp

Other information

Further information is available from:

UTS Student Centre
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