|Study options||Full-time, Part-time |
Part-time study will take 3 years.
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Information for international students
|Intakes||February, May, July, November|
|Minimum IELTS||6.0 with no band less than 5.5|
|Duration (length of study)||1 year|
|Application Checklist and Requirements||View the information page to see what documents you must supply with your application.|
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This is a one‐year full‐time programme, designed to prepare you for employment as a networking, Information technology, or a technical support professional. This programme may also be studied on a part‐time basis for three years.
Develop an understanding of advanced networking techniques in relation to current technologies.
- Scaling Networks
- Connecting Networks
- Hardware Technology
- Large Network Technologies
- System Security
- Advanced Database Administration
Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Enterprise Infrastructure Engineer, Desktop Support Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Specialist, ICT Systems Test Engineer, ICT Support and Test Engineers, ICT Customer Support Officer, Help Desk Support , ICT Support Engineer, Technical Specialist, ICT Security Specialist, Computer Network and Systems Engineer, Telecommunications Network Engineer
You must have successfully completed the required credits to be awarded the Graduate Diploma of Networking and Technical Support qualification.
Knowledge and skills you will gain
Upon successful completion graduates will be able to:
- Research, evaluate and apply advanced methodologies and techniques in relation to networking technologies.
- Apply technical and conceptual thinking in the networking, Information technology and technical support fields.
- Apply communication, information design, personal, and interpersonal skills, clearly and professionally to enhance working effectiveness, efficiency, and quality outcomes within their professional practice.
- Demonstrate an enquiring, flexible, creative and critical attitude towards contemporary issues and underlying theoretical concepts as emerging networking, Information technology and technical support professionals.
- Demonstrate an awareness of social and ethical issues and have the ability to function positively in a culturally diverse professional environment.
- an undergraduate degree; or a 2‐year level 7 or above diploma in a related discipline or equivalent; or a minimum 3 years’ equivalent relevant experience.
- evidence of English language competency where English is not a first language.
- evidence of ability to meet academic and any other requirements must be provided.
Page last updated: 02 Nov 2017