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Graduate Diploma in Computing

Unit of study table

Graduate Diploma in Computing

Student complete 48 credit points covering programming, modelling, networking and data management, including:
(a) a maximum of 24 credit points of foundation units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 24 credit points of specialist units of study in:
(i) Information Technology or
(ii) Information Technology Management

Graduate Certificate in Computing

Students complete 24 credit points, comprising:
24 credit points of COMP, INFO, or ISYS coded units of study at level 5xxx or higher, including:
– a minimum of 18 credit points of units of study covering programming, modelling, networking, and data management.
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Foundation Units

COMP9001
Introduction to Programming
6    INFO1110 OR INFO1910 OR INFO1103 OR INFO1903 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR ENGG1810
COMP9003
Object-Oriented Programming
6    COMP9001 OR INFO1110 OR INFO1910
INFO1113 or INFO1103 or COMP9103
COMP9007
Algorithms

6    A This unit of study assumes that students have general knowledge of mathematics (especially Discrete Math) and problem solving. Having moderate knowledge about Data structures can also help students to better understand the concepts of Algorithms taught in this course.
N COMP5211
COMP9110
System Analysis and Modelling
6    Experience with a data model as in COMP9129 or COMP9103 or COMP9003 or COMP9220 or COMP9120 or COMP5212 or COMP5214 or COMP5028 or COMP5138
ELEC3610 OR ELEC5743 OR INFO2110 OR INFO5001 OR ISYS2110
COMP9120
Database Management Systems
6    Some exposure to programming and some familiarity with data model concepts
INFO2120 OR INFO2820 OR INFO2005 OR INFO2905 OR COMP5138 OR ISYS2120. Students who have previously studied an introductory database subject as part of their undergraduate degree should not enrol in this foundational unit, as it covers the same foundational content
COMP9121
Design of Networks and Distributed Systems
6    COMP5116
COMP9123
Data Structures and Algorithms
6    INFO1105 OR INFO1905 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823
COMP9201
Software Construction and Design 1
6    COMP9103 or COMP9003 (or equivalent UoS at a different institution)
INFO3220 OR SOFT2201
COMP9601
Computer and Network Organisation
6    COMP5213
Only one of the two units COMP9201 Software Construction and Design 1 or COMP9110 System Analysis and Modelling can be taken.
COMP9007 Algorithms will not be offered from 2022. Students can replace this Foundation unit with COMP9123 Data Structure and Algorithms.

Specialist Units

Students need to complete relevant foundation units or provide evidence of prior learning before undertaking any specialist unit(s).
Information Technology Specialist Units
COMP5045
Computational Geometry
6    A Experience with data structures and algorithms as covered in COMP9003 or COMP9103 or COMP9123 or COMP2123 or COMP2823 or INFO1105 or INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4445
COMP5046
Natural Language Processing
6    Knowledge of an OO programming language
N COMP4446
COMP5047
Pervasive Computing
6    ELEC1601 and (COMP2129 or COMP2017 or COMP9017). Background in programming and operating systems that is sufficient for the student to independently learn new programming tools from standard online technical materials
N COMP4447
COMP5048
Visual Analytics
6    Experience with data structures and algorithms as covered in COMP9103 OR COMP9003 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4448 OR OCMP5048
COMP5216
Mobile Computing
6    COMP5214 OR COMP9103 OR COMP9003. Software Development in JAVA, or similar introductory software development units
N COMP4216
COMP5313
Large Scale Networks
6    Algorithmic skills gained through units such as COMP2123 or COMP2823 or COMP3027 or COMP3927 or COMP9007 or COMP9123 or equivalent. Basic probability knowledge
N COMP4313
COMP5318
Machine Learning and Data Mining
6    A Experience with programming and data structures as covered in COMP2123 OR COMP2823 or COMP9123 (or equivalent unit of study from different institutions).
N COMP4318 OR OCMP5318
COMP5328
Advanced Machine Learning
6    C COMP5318 OR COMP4318 OR COMP3308 OR COMP3608
N COMP4328 OR OCMP5328
COMP5329
Deep Learning
6    A COMP4318 OR COMP5318
N COMP4329 OR OCMP5329
COMP5338
Advanced Data Models
6    This unit of study assumes foundational knowledge of relational database systems as taught in COMP5138/COMP9120 (Database Management Systems) or INFO2120/INFO2820/ISYS2120 (Database Systems 1)
N COMP4338 OR OCMP5338
COMP5347
Web Application Development
6    Experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 or COMP9003 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4347
P INFO1103 or INFO1113 or COMP9103 or COMP9003 or COMP9220 or COMP5028
COMP5348
Enterprise Scale Software Architecture

6    A Experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 and also COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions).
COMP5349
Cloud Computing
6    A Basic programming skills as covered in INFO1110 or INFO1910 or ENGG1810 or COMP9001 or COMP9003. Knowledge of OS concepts as covered in INFO1112 or COMP9201 or COMP9601 would be an advantage.
N COMP4349 OR OCMP5349
COMP5405
Digital Media Computing
6    Experience with programming skills, as covered in COMP9103 OR COMP9003 OR COMP9123 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4405 OR COMP5114 OR COMP9419
COMP5415
Multimedia Design and Authoring
6    Experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 or COMP9003 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4415
COMP5416
Advanced Network Technologies
6    A COMP3221 OR ELEC3506 OR ELEC9506 OR ELEC5740 OR COMP5116 OR COMP9121
N COMP4416
COMP5424
Information Technology in Biomedicine
6    Experience with software development as covered in SOFT2412 or COMP9103 or COMP9003 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4424
COMP5425
Multimedia Retrieval
6    Experience with programming skills, as covered in COMP9103 OR COMP9003 OR COMP9123 OR COMP2123 OR COMP2823 OR INFO1105 OR INFO1905 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4425
COMP5426
Parallel and Distributed Computing
6    Experience with algorithm design and software development as covered in (COMP2017 or COMP9017) and COMP3027 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
N COMP4426 OR OCMP5426
COMP5427
Usability Engineering
6    N COMP4427
COMP5617
Empirical Security Analysis and Engineering
6    P INFO3616 or ELEC5616 or CSEC3616 or CSEC5616
N COMP4617
COMP5618
Applied Cybersecurity
6    (ELEC5616 OR INFO2315 OR INFO2222) with a grade of Credit or greater
N COMP4618
INFO5306
Enterprise Healthcare Information Systems
6    The unit is expected to be taken after introductory courses in related units such as COMP5206 Information Technologies and Systems (or COMP5138/COMP9120 Database Management Systems)
N INFO4406
Information Technology Management Specialist Units
COMP5206
Information Technologies and Systems
6     
INFO5060
Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
6    Basic knowledge of information systems as covered in COMP5206 or ISYS2160 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
INFO5301
Information Security Management
6    This unit of study assumes foundational knowledge of Information systems management. Two year IT industry exposure and a breadth of IT experience will be preferable
N OINF5301
INFO5991
Services Science Management and Engineering
6    INFO5990. Students are expected to have a degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, information systems or business
N INFO4491
INFO6010
Advanced Topics in IT Project Management
6    Students are assumed to understand the role of IT projects
INFO6007 OR 3-5 years working experience in IT Project Management
INFO6012
Information Technology Strategy and Value
6    COMP5206 OR ISYS2160
ISYS5050
Knowledge Management Systems
6    Good understanding of relational data model and database technologies as covered in ISYS2120 or COMP9220 or COMP5206 (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)
COMP5206 OR ISYS2160
N ISYS4450
ISYS5070
Change Management in IT

6    A Basic knowledge of information systems as covered in (INFO6007 and COMP5206) or (ISYS2160 and INFO3333) (or equivalent UoS from different institutions)