Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (GCIT)

CRICOS Course Code: 115212K

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (GCIT) is a 4-month full time or part-time equivalent postgraduate program. The subjects have been aligned with the first trimester of the MCS. Students have the option of either continuing through to the MCS or graduating with the GCIT after completing one trimester.


The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (GCIT) provides essential IT knowledge and skills suitable for employment across various industries or for further studies in IT. Students gain industry-relevant skills in cybersecurity, networks, software development, web, and database systems. Whether they lack a computing background or seek to augment industry experience with academic qualifications, this course caters to diverse learners’ needs.


  • ICT/Helpdesk Support Officer
  • ICT Programmer
  • ICT Security Specialist
  • Network Analyst
  • IT Consultant
  • IT Educator
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Designer
  • Systems Administration

Learning Outcomes


Application of Foundational IT Knowledge: Apply foundational and core Information Technology (IT) knowledge to evaluate and consolidate IT principles and theories, applying this knowledge to IT projects and challenges to make informed decisions within a business context.

Critical Application of IT Knowledge: Critically apply IT knowledge on design and modelling methods, programming strategies, and software engineering principles to manage problem complexity and design solutions addressing various business projects and challenges.

Problem-Solving Skills: Work independently, collaboratively, and reflectively to develop technical and creative solutions to IT challenges.

Stakeholder Management: Communicate with and effectively manage a wide range of stakeholders, both technical and non-technical, internal and external, to design, develop, implement, and manage IT projects.


Professional Knowledge and Skills: Students will be knowledgeable and skilled after completing the course.

Effective Communication: Students will communicate effectively and work well as team members.

Ethical and Social Responsibility: You will be ethical and socially responsible in your practice.

Cross-Cultural Awareness: You will be cross-culturally aware and global in perspective.

Innovative and Creative Thinking: You will be innovative and creative in your judgment.

Reflective Practice: You will be reflective, self-aware, and self-managed professionals.

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Course Design and Structure

The course has four subjects. To graduate with a GCIT, students must complete 24 credits points.



Gather Documentation

Begin your journey by gathering all the necessary documents as per TIIS entry requirements.


Application Submission

Complete our application forms and send them to TIIS via email.


Approval Process

If you meet our requirements, TIIS will issue a Letter of Offer.


Fee Payment

Secure your place by paying your tuition fees. Upon payment, you’ll receive a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE).