This innovative graduate certificate program awards a qualification largely based on recognition of professional practice and is ideally suited to experienced IT professionals with domain experience seeking career advancement.
The course offers professionals a credible alternative to traditional higher education and new ways to match capability and opportunity.
This course aims to help the professionals to reach their full potential by accelerating the completion of the program on the basis of prior learning and work experience that recognises the discipline-based knowledge and skills developed by professionals in the workplace and credentialed through Deakin.
This is coupled with employability skills that are validated and endorsed through a final holistic assessment of the student. Upon the completion of this program, graduates will possess advanced skills and complex knowledge in the discipline areas they have selected to advance their career.
Entry will be based on performance in:
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
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Information Technology Leadership, students must successfully complete:
Each Professional Practice credential will assess the performance at a masters (advanced) level in one of the Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes contextualised to information technology.
Students are required to meet the University's academic progress and conduct requirements. Click here for more information.