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Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Management

  • Graduate Certificate

Information Technology is driving digital disruption, with new technology helping redefine many industries.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
0.5 year full-time
Course Code
Study Mode
In person, Online

About this course

Information Technology is driving digital disruption, with new technology helping redefine many industries. To successfully take advantage of the opportunities that information technology offers, businesses need skilled staff who can lead and manage IT projects, services, and departments.

Deakin's suite of courses in Information Technology Management will equip you with knowledge and skills necessary to lead and manage information technology projects and people within enterprise. The Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Management provides IT professionals with foundational knowledge of information technology management including networking, analytics, and service management.

As a graduate you will be familiar with the role of IT management within enterprise and strategies for the management of service provision.

Entry requirements

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library

Admission to study postgraduate coursework at Deakin is based on your professional experience and previous academic qualifications.

  • Bachelor Degree in any discipline, OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

All Applicants must also meet the minimum English language requirements. Band B - IELTS: 6.5/6; Overall 6.5, no band less than 6.0

Study locations

Cloud (Online)

Waurn Ponds (Geelong)


Course structure

To complete the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Management, students must attain 4 credit points.

The course comprises a total of 4 credit points, which must include the following:

  • three (3) core units
  • one (1) level 7-SIT coded unit (one credit point)
  • completion of STP050 Academic Integrity (0-credit point compulsory unit)

Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.

Credit for prior study or work

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin. You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.