Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology
Solid IT fundamentals in just 6 months
Unlock tech careers and further study pathways with this short online IT course. Cover computing fundamentals like programming and the cloud. Get to know hardware. Practice design thinking. Study IT online and learn with industry experts.
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What you'll learn
UniSA Online’s Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology delivers an in-depth understanding of fundamental IT and computing concepts in just six months of full-time study, equipping you with the skills to design innovative digital solutions for business IT infrastructure.
You’ll explore topics spanning design thinking and digital innovation, applied problem-solving, programming, computing fundamentals, cloud platforms and cloud-based services, and computer hardware operation.
Learn how to apply problem-solving techniques to contemporary organisational IT challenges while strengthening your practical skills, with courses informed by industry practice.
Successfully completed equivalent to a minimum of half a year of full-time study over a higher education program at a recognised higher education provider
Completed a secondary education qualification equivalent to SACE, such as an interstate year 12 or international qualification
Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Certificate IV or above
Work and Life
- Passed a UniSA Online literacy and numeracy test and have relevant work experience, or
- Completed a UniSA Foundations Studies program or equivalent, or
- Qualify for Special Entry
Credit for previous study or work
If you have previous work experience, or have studied before, you could fast-track your studies by reducing the time it takes to complete your degree.
Study Information Technology On Demand with UniSA Online and take full control over your study. Access support seven days a week, plan your study to fit around your life, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
Gain a nationally recognised university qualification aligned to growing industry demand for skilled IT professionals, focused on building core programming, computing and cloud platform proficiencies. You’ll graduate with an in-demand skillset relevant to a diverse range of careers in the growing information technology and communications sector.
Designed and delivered by an academic team with strong connections to industry, the Undergraduate Certificate in Information Technology provides a valuable foundation for the next step in your career, or a seamless pathway to further study across data analytics, STEM, business, and more.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
- Information Technology Fundamentals (INFT 1024)
- Design Thinking and Digital Innovation (INFS 1023)
- Problem Solving and Programming (COMP 1043)
- Cloud Platforms (INFT 2066)
Students must complete 4 subjects.