Take your career to new heights in as little as six months

27 Oct 2021


  • Change is inevitable. Don’t just keep up, get ahead with UC
  • With technology advancing at such a rapid pace, regular upskilling is a crucial step in getting ahead
  • Discover UC’s range of Technology degrees

Today’s information technology (IT) landscape is nothing if not changeable. While this change is essential to meet the evolving needs of the sector, it also means IT professionals need grit, flexibility and opportunities to develop their skills. With technology advancing at such a rapid pace, regular upskilling is a crucial step in getting ahead.

A postgraduate degree from The University of Canberra (UC) allows you to extend your professional network, access industry specialists and diversify your employment prospects. Formal study can be a great way to explore emerging industry trends, redirect your career, and explore new opportunities both in Australia and overseas.

Contrary to popular belief, upskilling doesn’t always need to be a laborious or lengthy task. Our programs are highly respected industry qualifications, that can be completed in as little as six, eight or 24 months.

And the best part? Our postgraduate programs have been designed to meet the diverse needs of professionals working across all levels of the IT industry. So whether you are an experienced technology specialist looking to stay up to date, or a business professional wishing to pivot towards a career in IT, we’ve got a degree for you:

Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security Management

Designed for those who are professionally responsible for keeping technology systems safe, you’ll learn about cyber security strategy development, data management and technical infrastructure. Taught completely online, the eight month program offers you the flexibility to fit your study around your career and lifestyle. Develop an understanding of the interrelationship between cyber security and the law, and equip yourself with managerial skills and strategies to effectively respond during a complex cyber security breach.

Master of Data Science

Learn how to identify, interpret and communicate trends using vast quantities of data. Explore the scale and complexity of modern-day data, and navigate the ethical and privacy issues associated with data protection and information management. Thanks to work integrated learning, you’ll apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios, while developing your critical analysis, management, and teamwork skills. With demand for highly skilled data scientists growing, graduates can pursue career opportunities across healthcare, finance, retail, sporting, and government sectors.

Graduate Certificate in Business Informatics

Covering foundational areas like business analytics, systems modelling, project management, data analytics, and information flows, this course caters for anyone wanting to pursue opportunity within the Technology sector. Thanks to Commonwealth Supported Places and Work Integrated learning, you can redefine your career path for a fraction of the cost and put theory into practice with industry projects and professional placements. Graduate workplace-ready in just six months, or choose to deepen your knowledge with a Graduate Diploma or Master of Business Informatics.

So, why wait any longer? Discover UC’s range of Technology degrees

Apply now and start in Semester 1, 2022.

Still got questions? Email study@canberra.edu.au or phone 1800 864 226.

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