University of Technology Sydney

C11341v2 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management

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

Notes

This course is offered fully online.

This course is not offered to international students.


Overview
Career options
Course intended learning outcomes
Admission requirements
Inherent requirements
Recognition of prior learning
Course duration and attendance
Course structure
Course completion requirements
Course program
Articulation with UTS courses
Other information

Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management provides foundational knowledge and know-how across the major areas of technology leading business innovation, transformation, and competitiveness.

Students are introduced to the terminology, key skills, and trends in information technology, and strategies for leading and governing IT solutions in enterprises and organisations. The learning in the Certificate provides the insights, tools, and conceptual learning that students need to progress as a professional working across technical teams and implementing business solutions.

The Certificate provides a foundation for progressing their technology and digital transformation leadership in the Technology Management Masters program.

The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management is designed for future-focused professionals who aspire to become growth-oriented technology leaders and want to develop enterprise leadership and organisational acumen to enable a sustainable, technology-driven future.

Delivered fully online, with part-time study, this course enables students to work full time while attaining the technology management skills to take control of students career. Customising learning to meet career goals, students can immediately apply what they learn to make a greater impact in their current role and prepare for a technology-driven future.

The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management allows students to customise their learning to meet their professional aspirations and upskilling needs. Students engage and learn with globally connected teaching staff involved in cutting-edge research from Australia’s #1 ranked university for Computer Science and Engineering.

Students have access to YourCall, which is a capability and learning log unique to the Faculty of Engineering and IT. YourCall helps students plan, record, and share their learning throughout the course.

Unique to UTS Online, this course is designed with busy full-time working professionals in mind. Studying this fully online course helps students to feel accomplished and supported at the same time.

Career options

Graduates from the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management have a variety of job roles available to them and are well equipped to lead and implement technology-led initiatives and transformation. Career options may include roles such as IT Project Manager, Head of Product, IT, Technology Project Manager, Digital Product Owner, Integration Lead, Tech Consultant, Technology Lead (start-up).

Course intended learning outcomes

A.1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates are culturally and historically informed, with awareness of ethical practices when working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
B.1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates evaluate technical and sociotechnical impacts of digital technologies issues against ethical and regulatory parameters, with commitment to act in a socially and globally responsible manner.
C.1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates critically analyse perspectives and insights from stakeholders and apply well-developed judgement to evaluate opportunities, risks, dilemmas, constraints, contradictions and uncertainties in complex environments.
D.1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates apply information technologies knowledge and theory to select appropriate methodologies and review solutions for digital transformation.
E.1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates communicate with a variety of audiences to transmit concepts and behave with collegiality and ethical awareness to develop leadership in digital transformation.
F.1 Graduate Certificate in Technology Management graduates reflect on their own practices, seek and act on feedback, build self-awareness of competencies to act with autonomy, and take responsibility for their professional practice and learning.

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.

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.

In addition to the outlined qualifications, applicants must have at least one year full-time (or equivalent) experience through their contributions to organisations and/or communities and/or start-ups and/or entrepreneurship. For those applicants interested in the masters who do not meet the additional requirements for admission, this is an alternative entry point. This will be supported by submission of:

  • CV, electronic portfolio or professional profile outlining work experience, the dates of employment and position(s) held within the organisation.

Alternative admission pathway:

Applicants who do not meet the outlined academic requirements and additional requirements but have professional practice (5-year minimum) and a general capacity to undertake tertiary education may be considered. This will be supported by submission of:

  • CV, electronic portfolio or professional profile outlining work experience, the dates of employment and position(s) held within the organisation.

Assessment of other criteria:?

Demonstrates experience in a technology or enterprise management or professional role work integrated learning and contextualisation of academic qualifications.

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 with a writing score of 50; or C1A/C2P: 176-184 with a writing score of 169.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

Inherent requirements

Inherent requirements are academic and non-academic requirements that are essential to the successful completion of a course. For more information about inherent requirements and where prospective and current students can get assistance and advice regarding these, see the UTS Inherent requirements page.

Prospective and current students should carefully read the Inherent Requirements Statement below and consider whether they might experience challenges in successfully completing this course.

UTS will make reasonable adjustments to teaching and learning, assessment, professional experiences, course related work experience and other course activities to facilitate maximum participation by students with disabilities, carer responsibilities, and religious or cultural obligations in their courses.

For course specific information see the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology Inherent (Essential) Requirements Statement.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning is not available for this course.

The substitution of core subjects with an alternative/advanced postgraduate OPM subject in a similar field of study may be granted.

Course duration and attendance

The course can be completed in a minimum of 8 months online study, 1 x 6 credit point subject (or equivalent) per session over 4 x 7-week sessions. A 6 credit point subject requires an average of 15-20 hours of study per week.

Course structure

Students must complete 24 credit points, comprising of contemporary technology foundation subjects in IT projects and functions within tech organisations.

Course completion requirements

320557 Enabling Enterprise Information Systems 6cp
320606 Database 6cp
420104 Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises 6cp
430031 Python Programming for Data Processing 6cp
Total 24cp

Course program

For a tailored study program, download a course guide and speak to a UTS Online Student Enrolment Advisor about entering in any one of the six admission points per year to study fully online.

Articulation with UTS courses

This course is part of an articulated program comprising the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management, the Master of Technology Management (C04434), and the Executive Master of Technology Management (C04435).

Other information

For more information, speak to a UTS Online Student Enrolment Advisor:

telephone 1300 477 423

email enquire@studyonline.uts.edu.au

UTS Online