Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Research the latest developments in an area of interest to you. Update and extend your knowledge through in-depth study of the latest technology in your area of speciality. Enhance your project management skills. Engage in intellectual analysis, critique and problem-solving.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology is a 120 credit level 8 qualification (at least 90 credits must be gained from level 8 courses) which can be completed in two full-time trimesters.

What you will learn

  • Gain specialist knowledge in a chosen area in Information Technology 
  • Learn effective project management
  • Elective options include:
    • Business Intelligence and Data Mining
    • Mobile application development
    • Cloud Computing and ICT Infrastructure
    • Network security and forensics
    • Information management
    • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
    • Information assurance
    • Network fundamentals
    • Cyberethics

Potential Career Options

Project manager, Security Engineer, Software developer, Network manager, IT systems analyst, Database manager

Schedule of Courses and Options

The Programme has two compulsory papers and a range of electives as shown below: 

All courses are 15 credits unless stated otherwise.

Compulsory (15 credits at level 7, 15 credits at level 8)

Electives courses:

Entry Requirements

A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in information technology or related, or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

International students

Minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent.

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Additional Information

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Further Study Options

Master of Information Technology


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