Course Details



Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Course Starts

Jul 31, 2023


0.5 years

Macquarie University

Undergraduate Certificate of Information Technology


The Undergraduate Certificate of Information Technology introduces you to the fundamental concepts of computer programming, cybersecurity, and database design and management. You can choose additional subjects in computer science, video games or business information systems.

The certificate is equivalent to the first session of an undergraduate degree. If you successfully complete the certificate and meet all entry requirements, you can progress directly into the second session of the Bachelor of Cyber Security, the Bachelor of Engineering specialising in Software Engineering or the Bachelor of Information Technology. Alternatively, you can progress to the Diploma of Information Technology and on successful completion, transition to the second year of selected undergraduate degrees.

Key features

  • Fast-track to the second session of your dream degree

    Successfully complete the certificate and fast-track to your dream degree, getting credit for what you’ve already studied.

  • Deeply engage with your chosen area

    Study two units in each term: computer programming, cybersecurity, database design and management, video games, business information systems.

  • Enjoy small class sizes and extra support

    Study in small classes and get personalised support from our highly qualified and experienced teachers.

  • Get English and mathematics support if needed

    Complete free, non-credit bearing English and Mathematics Advantage Modules to support your progression and academic success.

Course Fee