The Graduate Diploma of Networking (GDNet) furnishes graduates and experienced IT professionals to update their skills and opportunities to change their area of specialisation. It effectively opens up new career possibilities in the network administration field, such as network management and security. The GDNet course provides an overview of network systems design and network security, along with professional skills to be exercised directly in professional practice.
- CRICOS Course Code
- 067440M (VIC)
- 072670K (NSW)
Duration: 1 years [2 Trimesters]
Intake: March, July, November
Graduates of this course will:
- Possess a body of knowledge that demonstrates understanding of state-of-the-art developments in the area of Networking
- Exercise critical thinking, and problem-solving ability to tackle complex new problems
- Show initiative, critical thinking, responsibility to themselves and others, and adaptability
- Be able to adapt their knowledge and collaborate and communicate effectively with others in a professional setting
Graduates are required to complete 120 credit points of units. Each unit consists of 20 credit points. A full time study load is 60 credit points per trimester. It comprises of four core units and two electives. Electives MN404 and MN405 are available for students who need to supplement their undergraduate degree program. Students who have gaps in their undergraduate program will need to undertake these units to ensure they meet prerequisite requirements for core units.
Trimester 1 Units
Trimester 2 Units
MN601 Network Project Management
Any level 8 and 9 Networking units satisfying their pre-requisite(s).
Program structures and units are subject to change through the process of regular course revision. There is no guarantee that every unit will be offered in any particular trimester.
Graduates of the GDNet may find employment in areas of network management system administration and ICT services delivery and management within a wide range of public and private enterprises. Typical roles include Network Security Tester, Network Support, Systems Administrator, Internet/Intranet Network Manager, Sales Engineer, and Help Desk Manager.
The Graduate Diploma of Networking is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) - www.teqsa.gov.au.
Professional accreditation and memberships
Upon a successful completion of the GDNet you will be eligible to transfer into the second-year of the Master of Networking at MIT. The MIT Master of Networking is accredited at the Professional Level by the Australian Computer Society (ACS). Upon a successful completion of the Master of Networking, you will be eligible for ACS membership.
For the cognate stream: An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in Information Technology or a related discipline such as computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or networking. For the non-cognate stream: An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any other discipline. For country specific requirements, please contact MIT Admissions Department.
English Language Requirements - International Students
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