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Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing


Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing

The Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing provides students technical knowledge and communication skills necessary to succeed as a computing and IT professional. The course is designed to produce computing graduates specialising in areas such as mobile app development, virtualisation and cloud computing, network security, computer programming and IT management.

  • Award Names
  • Availability
  • Duration
  • Admission
  • Credit
  • Graduation
  • Course Structure
  • Enrolment Pattern

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing GradCertIndComp

Course Study Modes and Locations

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing (2316IC)

Distance Education - Bathurst

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal course duration

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing

Full-time 0.5 years (1.0 sessions)

Part-time 1.0 years (2.0 sessions)

Normal course duration is the effective period of time taken to complete a course when studied Full-time (Full-time Equivalent: FTE). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern for the actual length of study. Not all courses are offered in Full-time mode.

Admission criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will then be eligible for admission to a number of Masters programs offered by the Faculty of Business and receive credit for applicable subjects.


CSU Credit Policy

No special arrangements apply

Graduation requirements

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing consists of (4) restricted electives made up of any 2 industry elective subjects (Group A) plus any 2 academic elective subjects (Group B).

Restricted Electives

Group A: Industry Elective Subjects - choose two (2) subjects from:

ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture
ITE512 Incident Response
ITE513 Forensic Investigation
ITE514 Professional Systems Security
ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures
ITE517 Windows App Development
ITE518 Agile Project Management
ITE523 Virtualization
ITE526 Practical Internetworking
ITE527 Server Administration
ITE528 Cross Platform App Development
ITE529 3D App Development
ITE530 iOS App Development
ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions
ITE532 Containers and Virtualisation
ITE533 Cyber Security Management
ITI581 Security Fundamentals
MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals
MGI512 The Project Lifecycle
MGI514 Project Management Leadership
MGI515 IT Service Quality Management
MGI516 IT Governance
MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management
MGI521 Professional Communications
MGI522 Developing Solutions

Group B: Academic Elective Subjects - choose two (2) subjects from:

ITC504 Interface Useability
ITC506 Topics in Information Technology Ethics
ITC508 Object Modelling
ITC513 Wireless Networking Concepts
ITC514 Linux Server Administration
ITC515 Professional Programming Practice
ITC516 Data Mining and Visualisation for Business Intelligence
ITC518 Principles of Programming Using C#
ITC538 Programming in Java 1
ITC521 Programming in Java 2
ITC539 Android App Development
ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP
ITC558 Programming Principles
ITC560 Internet of Things
ITC561 Cloud Computing
ITC563 IT Management Issues
ITC568 Cloud Privacy and Security
ITC572 Software Defined Networking
ITC593 Network Security
ITC595 Information Security
ITC596 IT Risk Management
ITC597 Digital Forensics
HRM502 Human Resource Management
MGT501 Management Theory and Practice
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT580 Forecasting and Risk Assessment
MKT501 Marketing Management
MKT525 Digital and Social Media Marketing

Enrolment Pattern

There is no prescribed enrolment pattern. Students' enrolment patterns will depend upon their choice of subjects, the prerequisite needs of subjects and the session of availability of subjects.


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.