- Length 1 years full-time
- Minimum 48 Units
- Academic plan 6706XGDCP
- CRICOS code 078938E
- UAC code
This program aims to educate science/engineering/technology graduates in contemporary computing in a way that can provide a route for them into the Information Technology (IT) industry.
You will gain a strong foundation to do more advanced study in the computing discipline. Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Computing with a Distinction average may be granted one year of credit into the Master of Computing.
Computing jobs are currently projected to be amongst the fastest growing occupations of our time - so there is no shortage of jobs. This degree can be utilised to access wider a corporate career, as well as a path to further academic undertakings.
ANU computing graduates
work in many organisations including IBM, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Intel, Price
Waterhouse Coopers, Accenture Australia, Bloomberg, National Australia Bank, Citigroup,
Deloitte, Unisys and the Australian Government.
Admission requires an approved bachelor degree in a science, engineering or related discipline with a credit average (or equivalent) and with at least one programming course and two mathematics courses in the areas of discrete mathematics, calculus, linear algebra and statistics.
Students without a degree but who have at least three years relevant work experience, or a combination of qualifications and experience, may also receive admission.
All students who have completed the Graduate Diploma in Computing are eligible for associate membership with the Australian Computer Society. Students completing the Graduate Diploma in Computing with a Distinction average may be granted one year of status to the Master of Computing.
All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students
- Annual indicative fee for international students
- Annual indicative fee for domestic students
ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.
Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.
For further information see the Scholarships website.
The program requires the completion of a minimum of 48 units including:
- Completion of 30 units from the following courses:
- COMP6240 Relational Databases
- COMP6311 Software Analysis and Design
- COMP6331 Computer Networks or COMP6340 Networked Information Systems
- Any two courses from:
|Year 1 48 units||COMP6700 Introductory Programming 6 units||COMP6340 Networked Information Systems 6 units OR COMP6331;||Computing Elective 6 units||Approved Elective 6 units|
|COMP6240 Relational Databases 6 units||COMP6311 Software Analysis and Design 6 units||COMP6730 Programming for Scientists 6 units||Approved Elective 6 units|