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Postgraduate Short Courses

In as little as 6 months, you can complete a Graduate Certificate to gain specialist knowledge in your field. Designed for working professionals who already hold an undergraduate degree, these fast and flexible qualifications can be studied 100% online. 

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Choose CDU for postgraduate IT courses

  • #1 Australian university for postgraduate employment outcomes

    The Good Universities Guide 2022 ranks CDU as the leader for postgraduate employment outcomes

  • #1 in Australia for learner engagement in computing and information technology

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2022

  • 30 years' experience in distance and online education

    We have what it takes to support flexible study

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2022

1 year/s Part-time
Not available to international students.
Casuarina campus, Online
Not available to international students.
1 year/s Part-time
Not available to international students.
Casuarina campus, Online
Not available to international students.
2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
CDU Sydney, Casuarina campus, Online
CDU Sydney, Casuarina campus
2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
CDU Sydney, Casuarina campus, Online
CDU Sydney, Casuarina campus
2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
Casuarina campus, Online
Casuarina campus
2 year/s Full-time
4 year/s Part-time
2 year/s Full-time
Casuarina campus, Online
Casuarina campus
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