Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

From the food on our plates to the money in our bank accounts, our lives rely on technology.

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Professional industry certifications

Gain specialised skills that are in high demand by employers.

Learn from industry professionals

Learn from software developers, cybersecurity specialists, game designers and other ICT professionals.

Build ICT solutions for global impact

Learn and apply real world tools and technologies to solve ICT problems.

Study a broad range of ICT topics, and gain industry relevant skills and certifications

This Undergraduate Certificate allows you to choose four out of the eight units available in the Diploma of ICT Professional Practice.

Choose from a variety of units in ICT areas including data science, game development, cybersecurity, and Virtual and Mixed Reality. You will also have the opportunity to attain professional certifications that offer a credible, skills-focused means of demonstrating advanced competency with leading industry technologies and systems.

Upon graduation you will have developed skills and knowledge to enable your existing ICT career development, or support your entry into the digital skills workforce. You may also choose to build on your achievements and broaden your skills and knowledge by continuing your studies in ICT.

Further study options

Completed an Undergraduate Certificate in ICT Professional Practice and looking for the next step? Study a Diploma in ICT Professional Practice and complete an additional four units while gaining professional industry certifications.

For postgraduate course information, please visit Information Technology and Systems

Find out more about what you'll study, entry requirements, fees and scholarships - and to apply.

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Career opportunities

Whether it's designing apps or websites, running virtual reality tours, building the latest gaming sensation, or working at a bank leading advancement in cyber security, a career in Information and Communication Technology will set you up for life.

Careers relating to technology are growing, with employers demanding technical expertise across a wide variety of different industries. The employment demand for ICT workers is forecast to grow by 100,000 between 2018 and 2024. Here are some of the top jobs projected to grow in the next five years according to the National Skills Commission five year projections from November 2020 to November 2025.

29.6%

ICT Business and Systems Analysts

Projected increase by 2025

30%

Software and Applications Programmers

Projected increase by 2025

25%

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers

Projected increase by 2025

Studying Information and Communication Technology

Student experience

"I like IT because I can put things together and actually see them come into life and become not just words on a screen but actually something you can interact with, you can test, you can show people. You can see it grow from just a little idea into this big full-on product."

Jesse Cunningham, Information and Communication Technology

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