University of Technology Sydney

Introduction

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a contemporary university with an international outlook. UTS is ranked in the world’s top 400 universities in the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014 and in the top 250 in the Times Higher Education World University rankings 2014. UTS is also placed 24th in the “100 most international universities in the world” according to Times Higher Education. UTS offers innovative and industry-relevant education in the heart of the global city of Sydney. The City campus is a short walk from Central Station, Sydney’s major train and bus station. With new state-of-the-art facilities, UTS provides a vibrant campus environment where students can collaborate, study and relax. The new Engineering and IT Building features an advanced data arena and software design studio. The Dr. Chau Chak Wing Building, Australia’s only Frank Gehry-designed building will be home to the UTS Business School in 2015 and, opening in 2015, the Science and Graduate School of Health Building will feature specialized advanced laboratories and a ‘super lab’. Other cutting-edge facilities include: One of the most technologically capable libraries in the southern hemisphere; a multi-purpose sports hall and fully-equipped fitness centre; study spaces with the latest technological equipment to facilitate collaborative learning; 24 hour-access computer labs At UTS, students place their knowledge in a real-world context through major projects, extensive group-work, and real-life case studies. More than 150 companies partner with UTS to provide resources, expertise and work placement opportunities. The UTS Model of Learning is a practice-oriented, globally relevant and research-focused approach used to develop highly valued graduates for the global workplace. Underpinned by this model, the design of the new campus spaces enable students to experience creative, integrated and collaborative learning supported through the use of contemporary technologies. UTS also provides comprehensive support services for international students, many of which are free. These include English language support, a multi-faith prayer room, careers counseling and health and housing services. More than 180 postgraduate courses are on offer as well as research programs in Business; Communication; Creative Intelligence and Innovation; Design, Architecture, and Building; Education; Engineering; Health; Information Technology; International Studies; Law; Pharmacy and Science.

Research at UTS

UTS is focused on applied, impact-driven research, providing relevant solutions to current national and international problems. Research at UTS is divided into six theme areas: Future services and industries; Communication and intelligent systems; Health futures; Sustainability and the built environment; Creative industries and civil societies; Business innovation. The university works with a range of industry partners to offer practical research solutions, access to a wide range of leading facilities, assets and the skills, expertise and innovative capacity of its talented researchers. UTS research is benchmarked at world standard or above by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) 2012.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Graduate Certificate in Applied Linguistics and TESOL

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS is a world-leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. This course provides learners with the opportunity to gain knowledge over the professional domains of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and applied linguistics through an initial TESOL teaching qualification. [+]

This course is suitable for postgraduate students who wish to obtain an initial TESOL teaching qualification and advanced and integrated knowledge of language and literacy education, as well as its application in their areas of practice. The course includes a practicum placement with an accredited language teaching organisation in Australia or selected overseas institutions. Credit recognition may be available.

Career options include a teacher of TESOL in Australia or a teacher of English as an international language (EIL) in overseas contexts (applicants are advised to check with potential employing bodies regarding employment requirements).

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Graduate Certificate in Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration provides foundation skills used in the general management of a business enterprise for non-graduates who have extensive business experience. [+]

General management skills are developed to provide expertise in strategic thinking, critical analysis, developing and implementing business plans, decision-making under uncertainty, understanding organisational dynamics, effective communication and promoting change.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Certificate in Engineering

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for practising professional engineers or technologists to extend their engineering knowledge and to update their knowledge and skills in line with recent advances. [+]

This course allows busy professional engineers to embark on postgraduate studies while working towards creating a work–life balance before making a commitment to start a master's degree. The subjects follow an integrated approach to professional practice through compulsory professional engineering subjects and compulsory subjects relevant to a particular major. Once completed, all the subjects in this course can be credited towards a master's for a specific major.

Students who have a basic engineering undergraduate degree are able to enhance their ability and knowledge through this postgraduate course in their respective majors, enabling them to gain and hold employment in their respective engineering fields. ... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is designed to provide management knowledge which can be tailored to fit students' needs. It is designed to provide practising engineers with extended knowledge beyond their first degree and to update knowledge and skills in recent advances in engineering, technology and business practice. The subjects offered follow an integrated approach to professional practice through a choice of professional engineering subjects and an elective. [+]

Many working engineers and technologists do not have the time to commit to a master's course. However, the demand for management knowledge among engineers is increasing.

Knowledge and skills in technical management gained from completing this course can assist practising professionals to understand management jargon and practices and gain advantage in applying for engineering management positions.

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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Engineering Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course deals with the broad aspects of environmental management relevant to practising professionals in engineering science, planning, architecture, law, surveying, health and building. Engineers, scientists, town planners and other professionals working in this field have a compelling duty to ensure that the adverse effects of development on the total environment are minimised. The subjects offered in this course follow an integrated approach to professional practice through a choice of compulsory subjects in professional engineering, environmental engineering management and an elective. [+]

Environmental engineering and management is high on the political agenda. It also has a high professional priority. Students develop a background and competence in environmental management. This course is ideal for practising professionals who are interested in environmental management issues but who do not have the time to commit to a master's course.

The course aims to develop an awareness and understanding of the human impact on the environment with respect to waste minimisation and water quality management, and the professional skills required to work as part of an integrated team responsible for environmental planning and management.

This course is of relevance to practising professionals in architecture, building, engineering science, health, law, planning and surveying.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Finance

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Finance provides an introduction to finance theory and practice. It is of particular interest to those working in the various fields of finance and banking whose backgrounds are in fields other than business, finance, commerce or accounting. [+]

The course provides students with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Financial Analysis provides general understanding on a range of contemporary accounting and finance issues. [+]

The course is designed for students without a strong undergraduate background in accounting and/or finance who need some of the key basic building blocks before proceeding to advanced-level subjects in a master's program. It is also appropriate for students who have no undergraduate degree but extensive practical experience and who can use the program to prove their ability to undertake postgraduate study.

Career options following additional study include financial analyst and financial planning positions in the financial services sector, industry and government.

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Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Good Manufacturing Practice provides up to date and in depth good manufacturing practice (GMP) knowledge within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. The course provides critical knowledge regarding regulations, compliance/GxP, product development and quality assurance within this heavily regulated industry, an essential ingredient for career development or ongoing study. [+]

This being the only course of its kind in the Asia–Pacific region, the UTS: Pharmacy discipline has partnered with SeerPharma, the industry’s leading provider of technical compliance and quality assurance knowledge, to deliver students a practice-based and research-led education. Designed by leading experts in the field, the course provides professional development options and career pathways for students at all levels of industry organisations. It is ideal for students wishing to commence or enhance their pharmaceutical industry manufacturing career with an industry-recognised qualification.

Career options include laboratory and production staff, managers and practitioners in companies where good manufacturing practices are required.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management introduces participants to knowledge and experiences in the areas of human resource management (HRM) and industrial relations. [+]

The course equips graduates with the essential skills and knowledge to become effective, diligent and successful human resource practitioners.

The Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is a good entry point for students wanting to strengthen their understanding of HRM. It provides participants with the opportunity to study at a professional level and to improve their critical understanding. In most circumstances, participants can choose to progress to the graduate diploma or master’s course in HRM on successful completion of the graduate certificate.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course enables those with an IT or related degree to undertake a specialised sequence of subjects to upskill or study subjects in an area not covered in their previous studies. [+]

This course allows IT professionals to update their knowledge and skills in an essential area of IT to assist in career development.

Career options include database developer, junior programmer/analyst or business analyst.

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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Studies

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course offers those with a non-IT or related degree to undertake an introductory sequence of subjects to upskill or study subjects in an area not covered in their previous studies. [+]

This course allows non-IT professionals to update their knowledge and skills in areas of IT to assist in career development.

Career options include database developer, junior programmer/analyst or business analyst.

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Graduate Certificate in Internetworking

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is intended for computing science, information technology or engineering graduates with or without networking experience who wish to learn or extend their knowledge of networking and networking technologies. As students come from a variety of backgrounds, there is a degree of subject choice in the program to meet individual needs. [+]

The internetworking program provides practical, hands-on learning experience using various resources including the support provided by Cisco Systems for broad computer network and relevant applications. The program covers all aspects of the organisational use of networks.

The program aims to: meet the needs of industry for computer network professionals retrain IT professionals wishing to move into computer network and its relevant fields provide a practical grounding in networking and in network design, administration and management, and provide an introduction to the development of web and mobile applications.

Career options include IT/network support, junior systems programmer or other positions in data communications.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Management introduces students to knowledge, skills and conceptual frameworks to enhance their professional skills and understanding of management, characterised by conditions of complexity and uncertainty, where judgment and related accountabilities are defining capabilities. [+]

An innovative structure provides students with an introduction to the skills, attitudes and professional capabilities involved in managing and leading across industry sectors.

The Graduate Certificate in Management is designed to meet the needs of individuals, client organisations and professional bodies for management education.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Certificate in Marketing

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Marketing introduces some of the key dimensions of marketing and is designed for those requiring a general understanding of marketing principles. [+]

This course provides contemporary theoretical marketing knowledge and the practical skills required for superior performance in Australian and international markets.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Certificate in Mathematics

Campus Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Certificate in Mathematics is a four-subject course. The flexible course structure allows for study programs designed to suit different university graduates, from mathematicians looking to refresh or deepen their knowledge in a certain mathematical discipline, to holders of business, engineering or science bachelor's degrees who require a mathematical foundation for further studies. [+]

The course is recommended for those with insufficient mathematics in their bachelor's degree who wish to meet the admission requirements of the Mathematical and Statistical Modelling major in the Master of Science (C04241).

The course aims to provide university graduates with access to training and retraining in mathematics and statistics with the aim to allow students to focus on particular mathematical topics rather than on broader areas of mathematics.

Career options include web analyst, consumer analytics, data scientist, database development, marketing research, risk analytics, web conversion optimisation, programming, computational modelling, scheduling and logistics, and statistical analysis.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting is a four-subject introductory course designed to provide a general understanding of accounting and related areas of business study. It provides foundation knowledge in the areas of accounting, finance, economics and law. [+]

This course is designed for students who: do not have an undergraduate background in accounting and wish to further their business knowledge have extensive business experience but lack the formal qualifications for direct entry to the master's programs in professional accounting, or want to complete an introductory course in accounting and related fields, and want to prove their ability to undertake postgraduate study and attain a postgraduate qualification. As this course articulates into the master's programs in professional accounting, this enables students who do not possess formal undergraduate qualifications, including TAFE diplomas, to acquire the relevant academic qualification for membership of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS's Project Management program provides an immersive learning environment for both aspiring and experienced project managers. This course equips students with the underlying knowledge and practical experience that drive project delivery across all industry sectors, from construction to information technology. The UTS program was the first Australian program to be accredited by the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Global Accreditation Centre. The foundation subjects are compatible with the structures used by the PMI and Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) to certify practitioners. [+]

To cater for busy work schedules, UTS delivers classes in an intensive block mode. This creates an immersive experience where students work with their peers in a team-based, simulated project environment. Students also gain practical experience by working on real-life projects, in the classroom, on site or using computer simulations. For example, students have recently developed project plans for the Jack Thompson Foundation, Complimentary Health Care Council of Australia (CHC), and a number of industry associations. UTS academics are at the forefront of project management research, internationally. This breadth of knowledge ensures that students have access to leading-edge thinking applied in both project-specific and organisational contexts. Our teaching staff also includes specialist guest lecturers from within UTS and institutions and organisations in Australia and overseas. Graduates possess a detailed understanding of just how project management directly improves business productivity and profitability. They are able to deliver projects that help organisations achieve their strategic objectives.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Project Risk Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course enables project management students and experienced industry professionals to complete a specialist course in project risk management. Project risk specialists have a growing array of career opportunities. Coursework covers commercial project management, managing project complexity and advanced risk management for project managers. Students have the opportunity to choose an elective subject in an area of specialisation. Subjects are offered in block mode, and learning activities emphasise application of concepts to real-world problems, effective professional quality communication, and the role of analysis in identifying and managing project risk. [+]

This program provides practice-based knowledge, skills and tools for the identification and management of risk in projects across several industry sectors, underpinned by theory and research.

The course was developed in response to industry requests for a specialised course in risk aimed at project managers. It is aimed at practising professionals who wish to develop specialised abilities in this area. It is applicable to professionals in many industries, including banking and finance, construction and engineering, event management, government, health, and IT.

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Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The UTS Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Innovation enables professionals working in, and with the public sector to develop their capability to find solutions for the complex problems they face every day. The first of its kind in Australia, this practical learning program is aimed at equipping students with a design-based innovation methodology called Frame Creation, developed at UTS. Frame Creation provides a structure for exploring problems creatively and can be employed to transform public engagement, practices, services, regulations, policies, organisations and communities. The course utilises an experiential, peer-learning model within the teaching program and the learning environment offers a great opportunity for collaboration and idea-sharing with fellow students across disciplines and sectors. Sponsorship by an employing organisation is desired as students work on a self-selected problem within their own professional practice. [+]

Why study this course? discover your potential for creative thinking and gain widely applicable skills in design innovation collaborate with and expand your network of like-minded people across government apply your learning in a self-selected project situated in your own professional practice. Why sponsor your staff to study? invest in and challenge your rising talent enable passionate staff to be effective in transforming policy, programs, services, and organisational culture explore the opportunity for impact within your own organisation using a design-based problem solving methodology.

The course is designed for public sector professionals looking to progress their career through innovation and leadership capacity.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Science

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Science is suitable for those seeking a scientific qualification to assist them to gain entry into science as well as for those who are already employed but wish to gain new specialised skills to advance their area of expertise. [+]

The course enhances career prospects by providing opportunities to extend knowledge beyond a first degree. It provide the opportunity to extend or renew scientific knowledge and professional skills which are important to career advancement.

The course provides a backbone of skills important to a professional scientist; be they engaged in research, science business, industries or government organisations.

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Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Strategic Supply Chain Management provides a solid introduction to business operations management for those wishing to gain some experience in this area. [+]

This course is designed to furnish the competencies of students in need of new and contemporary skills and capabilities in the manufacturing or services sector, be it in relation to private, public or not-for-profit organisations. The course specifically provides a preliminary set of skills and capabilities required to manage inter- and intra-organisational resources and business operation functions. Through studying this course, graduates' ability to create, capture and appropriate value within their organisational context is enhanced.

The course introduces participants to the nature and contribution of supply chain and operational management functions in an organisational context.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS has established expertise and a reputation for providing courses relevant to the needs of the patent and trade marks professions. This course reflects the range of topics required for registration as a trade marks attorney in Australia under the relevant regulations. [+]

This course provides graduates with an understanding of the principles of the registered trade mark system, the protection of unregistered marks and related forms of protection against misleading or unfair trading conduct in Australia.The unique feature of this course is that it may be undertaken entirely online, removing the need for students to attend face-to-face classes.

Graduates can seek registration as a trade marks attorney in Australia.

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Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Advanced Journalism equips students with the skills, knowledge and agility to build a career in today's rapidly changing, multidiscipline and often highly disrupted digital media landscape. [+]

Students gain hands-on experience in reporting, editing and related production and design skills in a wide variety of text, audio and visual mediums. There is an emphasis on storytelling with digital tools, exploring innovation and embracing entrepreneurship. Students have the opportunity to use, experience and think about emerging journalistic practices across different areas, including drones, virtual reality and computer-assisted reporting. This course is part of an articulated program of study and is suitable for anyone interested in learning how to fully harness the power of journalism.

Graduates of the program: have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills and a critical understanding of contemporary media are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas and practices across journalism and media strive towards leadership positions that are grounded in ethical, professional and transparent practice possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments. ... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics and TESOL

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

UTS is a world-leading provider of postgraduate language and literacy courses, with academics who are published authors and internationally recognised experts in the field. This course meets the professional development needs of a wide range of English language teachers and educators teaching children, teenagers and adults. In its foundation and specialisation subjects, the course presents contemporary models and analysis of language learning and teaching. It caters for those seeking an initial teaching qualification in teaching English to adult speakers of other languages and for those who already possess a teaching qualification and wish to gain a specialist degree in the field. [+]

Students study subjects that equip them with skills and knowledge to teach English in a variety of local and international contexts. For those seeking an initial teaching qualification, the professional practice placements can be taken in Australia or at a selected overseas institution. The course features flexible study options, with various classes held at times suitable for students working standard full-time hours. Credit recognition may be available. The course is designed by a team of experienced TESOL professionals who are familiar with the full range of English language teaching contexts. The course explicitly meets the needs of students and educators in the following contexts: working with migrants and Indigenous students across all levels of education teachers wishing to change discipline areas teaching English outside Australia international students wishing to study TESOL with the possibility of extending into the master's program. ... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Applied Policy

Campus Full time Part time January 2018 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG), is designed for current or aspiring professionals and practitioners in the public, private and non-profit sectors seeking to enhance their knowledge, skills base and career opportunities. The course has an applied focus which is theoretically underpinned. It includes active approaches to learning including policy debates, case studies, role plays, group discussions, presentations and guest speakers. The course is informed by the applied policy and social research experience of the UTS: IPPG with government, industry and the community in the Australian context and internationally. [+]

The course offers students the opportunity to critically apply their learning to case studies drawn from UTS: IPPG's research program and their own workplaces to innovate solutions. The core subjects of the course examine contemporary policy challenges; policy in practice; policy and resources and evidence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose their electives from a range of subjects from UTS: IPPG, the Faculty of Design and Building and the UTS Business School. The course also offers a sub-major in Project Management. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed by academics, practitioners and industry leaders. Most subjects are offered in flexible mode and delivered in blocks or online for more effective integration of study and work commitments.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Australian Law

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course is designed to permit appropriately qualified lawyers from jurisdictions outside Australia to satisfy the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer of the Supreme Court of NSW. [+]

Each student's course is individually tailored to their academic requirements, as assessed by the Legal Profession Admission Board of the Supreme Court of NSW (LPAB).

Career options include lawyer in NSW within a government or corporate department, private law firm or community law centre, providing students also undertake a course in practical legal training (PLT).

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Graduate Diploma in Business Administration

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration provides a basis for the development of a career in management for graduates who have not previously undertaken an administrative studies degree. [+]

General management skills are developed to provide expertise in strategic thinking, critical analysis, developing and implementing business plans, decision-making under uncertainty, understanding organisational dynamics, effective communication and promoting change.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Diploma in Communication Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Communication Management explores foundation studies and skills for professional communication practice. It is designed for current and prospective communication professionals seeking a professional qualification and scholarly development in the broad field of communication management. [+]

Academic staff involved in the course have substantial industry experience and have undertaken research in the field.

Graduates of this course have: advanced understanding of communication and its management the ability to synthesise communication theory and practice the ability to analyse, design, cost and evaluate a communication strategy a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to communication a capacity to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of communicators the capacity to apply perspectives that are intercultural and global, and a sensitivity to issues of exclusion, equity and justice.

Career options include roles in the field of communication management such as public relations, communication advising, community relations, corporate communication, integrated communication, internal communication, international communication, media liaison and public affairs.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing

Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing is part of an articulated program designed to meet a range of needs for people who want to start a career in writing and for experienced writers wanting to further develop their theoretical knowledge and skills. [+]

Students develop: both general and specific skills in writing across a range of genres, studying one genre in depth or exploring the potential of a range of genres and media an ability to develop and critically revise their own work an understanding of the relationships of writing practice and publication across a range of contemporary cultural forms a critical knowledge of cultural and aesthetic debates, and an ability to think creatively and critically about, and contribute to, developments in cultural industries.

Career options include advertising, computing, freelance writing and editing, journalism, media research, publishing, scriptwriting, and editing in community organisations or government departments.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Digital Information Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Digital Information Management is part of an articulated program designed to produce professionals who are able to create and manage information which is increasingly in digital formats. It also examines strategies and practices for the delivery of knowledge services for both organisations and communities in the 21st century. [+]

In this course, graduates gain an understanding of the relationship between individuals and information and knowledge practices.

Graduates have: demonstrated sophisticated information-handling skills appropriate for professional practice in diverse environments an understanding of the relationship between individuals and public/private recorded information and knowledge practices as well as tacit/explicit knowledge, and how this can be valued, captured, structured and shared for effective use an understanding of contemporary issues, trends, innovations and forces for change in information practice as well as the broader political, policy and technological contexts an understanding of ethical practice and the ability to operate with integrity, rigour, self-reliance and cooperation in professional contexts demonstrated creative, critical, reflective problem-solving capabilities in the context of their professional roles and a commitment to lifelong learning. ... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Event Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Event Management is designed to develop high-level management skills and knowledge sufficient to allow graduates to play a significant role in the planning and delivery of both public and corporate events. [+]

The course seeks to build professional competence, along with general leadership, management and critical thinking skills, aligned with the performance of the event manager role. The program includes a range of core subjects that seek to build both an understanding of the event project management process and general business-related skills and knowledge.

The aim of the course is to develop in students the requisite knowledge, understanding and skills to create, plan, market and conduct both public and corporate events in Australian and international contexts.

Graduates have the option of developing their careers in a variety of areas including: festivals, exhibitions, sporting events, conferences/meetings, charities, non-government organisations, hotels/resorts/cruise ships and venues. Additionally, graduates may wish to develop their careers in specialist-aligned areas such as event design/theming, event environmental planning, venue management or risk management/crowd control.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Finance

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Finance provides financial institution knowledge and decision-making skills for executives in financial institutions, corporations and financial consultancies. [+]

The course provides participants with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of finance theory and techniques for leading-edge professional practice purposes.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Good Manufacturing Practice provides up to date and in depth good manufacturing practice (GMP) knowledge within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. It provides critical knowledge regarding regulations, compliance/GxP, product development and quality assurance within this heavily regulated industry, an essential ingredient for career development. [+]

This being the only course of its kind in the Asia–Pacific region, the UTS: Pharmacy discipline has partnered with SeerPharma, the industry’s leading provider of technical compliance and quality assurance knowledge, to deliver students a practice-based and research-led education. Designed by leading experts in the field, the course provides professional development options and career pathways for students at all levels of industry organisations. It is ideal for students wishing to commence or enhance their pharmaceutical industry manufacturing career with an industry-recognised qualification.

Career options include laboratory and production staff, managers and practitioners in companies where good manufacturing practices are required.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Health Services Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This is an intermediate-level course in health services management and aims to expand students' knowledge and future career opportunities. The course develops students' knowledge and skills, which leads to an enhanced capacity to plan and manage health services. [+]

Graduates of this course are exposed to academic and industry leaders who share their experience and knowledge to facilitate insight into the contemporary health service management environment.

This course is designed to prepare new, aspiring, and middle health managers for roles in health services management in a variety of settings.

Career options include positions in health authorities, hospitals, primary and community care, aged care services, and other healthcare facilities in the public, private, not-for-profit, government and non-government health sectors.

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Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management provides participants with sound knowledge and skills in the field of human resource management (HRM), enabling participants to develop expertise across the field of HRM and its issues, including industrial relations (IR) and other management practices. [+]

The course provides an avenue for participants to gain theoretical and practical skills in the fields of HRM and IR. It is based on the master's program but requires fewer units of study. In most circumstances, participants can choose to progress to the Master of Human Resource Management (C04286) on satisfactory completion of this course.

The course is designed to meet the career needs of professionals with some experience in an area related to employment relations.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Diploma in Integrated Communication

Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

In the Graduate Diploma in Integrated Communication, students develop specialised skills in integrated communication applicable to the private, not-for-profit and public sectors. Students enhance their knowledge of advertising and media relations, and explore the relationship between public relations and marketing in integrated communication practice. [+]

This course is suitable for either current practitioners in this field or for those wishing to specialise in this area of practice. Academic staff involved in the course have substantial industry experience and have undertaken research in the field.

Graduates of this course have: advanced understanding of communication and its management the ability to synthesise communication theory and practice the ability to analyse, design, cost and evaluate an integrated communication strategy a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to communication a capacity to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of communicators the capacity to apply perspectives that are intercultural and global, and a sensitivity to issues of exclusion, equity and justice. A full list of the graduate attributes of the course is available from UTS: Communication.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies meets the growing need for non-law graduates working in the public and private sectors to have a thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory framework in which they operate. This includes an understanding of foundational legal concepts such as contract law and tort law, methods of legal research and theory, as well as the opportunity to sample specialist legal areas such as compliance and intellectual property law. [+]

The course attracts students from a wide variety of backgrounds interested in expanding their skill portfolio to include an understanding of the legal framework, including professionals from the insurance, human resources, banking and finance industries, managers and administrators, and HSC legal studies teachers.

This course particularly benefits accountants and auditors, business development managers, compliance managers, engineers and architects, financial advisers and planners, IT professionals, law enforcement officers, paralegals, policy officers in the public, private and non-profit sectors, property developers and public sector managers and administrators (especially those who work in Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Attorney-General's Department and Treasury).... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Local Government Management

Campus Full time Part time 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

In the context of rapid technological and socioeconomic change, public administrators working in local government need a high level of professional expertise, a broad range of managerial and organisational skills, and a sound understanding of the changing needs and priorities of the sector and their communities. The teaching and learning provided through this course provides an opportunity for such practitioners to broaden their professional knowledge and skills, underpinned by a strong foundation in public service and democratic values and principles. [+]

Tailored to the local government environment, the course enables participants to build an education program that responds to individual needs as it allows students to develop a study plan that matches the requirements of their professional development. Subjects can be studied through intensive block release and the program can also be used as a stepping stone to a Master of Local Government (C04257).

On completion of the course, graduates have a sound understanding of current issues in local government and diverse communities, as well as an ability to relate this knowledge to their workplaces. The program enables students to have access to a combination of both general and specialist study units via flexible delivery modes. Students develop learning skills that allow them to continue their professional development through short courses or further academic study.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Management aims to extend student understanding of complexity and uncertainty characterising management contexts. Together with insights, capabilities and skills gained in the Graduate Certificate in Management, students are provided the opportunity to explore these skills in greater breadth and depth. [+]

An innovative, flexible structure provides students with maximum choice in selecting subjects and programs of study tailored to meet their personal and professional needs, and responsibilities in the field of management.

The Graduate Diploma in Management is designed to meet the needs of individuals, client organisations and professional bodies for management education.

Career options include management-level positions in industry or government.

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Graduate Diploma in Media Arts and Production

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Media Arts and Production is part of an articulated program in media arts and production that includes moving image, sound, digital media and interaction, and the interplay among these media. [+]

This course aims to provide students with core skills in moving image, digital media or sound production; expertise in one area of media arts and production; a capacity to think creatively and critically about, and contribute to, developments within the media industries; an awareness of industry practices in media production; the capacity to develop and critically revise their own work; and project management skills in the context of a media project.

Career options include various roles in a creative team across multiple modes of production and post-production of moving image, sound, digital media and interaction. Graduates have skills to develop their own media projects.

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Graduate Diploma in Sport Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Sport Management is designed to develop critical, interpretive and problem-solving skills, and to provide a broad overview of the sport industry. [+]

The course develops skill sets needed for managers to operate in the sport industry.

The course provides theories, models and case studies in order to understand the complex nature of the sport industry.

Career options include sport marketing and sponsorship, sport public relations, sport venue management, sport event management, human resource management in sport, player management, and sport policy development.

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Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Strategic Supply Chain Management extends the graduate certificate and provides the opportunity for further specialisation in supply chain management. [+]

The course is designed to cater for the needs of those employed in the manufacturing or services sector, be it private, public or not-for profit organisations, or whether it is a small and medium-sized enterprise or a multinational corporation. This course further fosters academic, research and functional capabilities to effectively facilitate the design, planning and operations of a network of interconnected businesses involved in the provision of products and services to end users. By completing this course, the student's suite of existing skills required to manage inter- and intra-organisational resources, capabilities and business operation functions are significantly enhanced for superior performance and value creation.... [-]


Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Engineering Studies

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course qualifies individuals who apply a body of knowledge in a range of contexts to undertake professional work and provides a pathway for further learning in engineering. Students with a bachelor's degree in a non-cognate engineering field can apply to this course. All applications are assessed individually and the course structure is tailor-made based on the basic qualifications that students possess. Candidates without a degree, but who have a TAFE diploma or equivalent in engineering and with significant related work experience, may also apply for this course. [+]

This course creates a pathway for students from a different engineering background to explore their potential to undertake postgraduate studies in engineering. Once students complete this course successfully, individual assessment is undertaken to articulate either 12, 18 or 24 credit points towards a master's course.

This course allows professionals who are currently employed, or would like to pursue employment in engineering organisations, to understand and gain advantage in securing and retaining employment.

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Graduate Certificate in Local Government Leadership

Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

This course explores the trends, challenges and opportunities of leading in local government. It helps build advanced skills and knowledge to enable current and aspiring local government leaders to make a greater contribution to improving economic, social, environmental and governance performance of their organisations for the benefit of communities now and into the future. [+]

The course is tailored to the local government environment and allows current and aspiring leaders to develop contextual understanding and professional capabilities necessary for leadership in the public sector. There is a particular focus on the need for local government leaders to understand and demonstrate commitment to the production of 'public value' (Moore 1995); outcomes that are truly valued in the community. The course offers the opportunity to undertake an education program that responds to individual needs as well those in the workplace and the broader community. Subjects involve intensive block mode workshops, action learning, self-directed study, scenario-based challenges and a real-life community leadership project.... [-]


Graduate Certificate in Media Arts and Production

Campus Full time Part time 0.5 - 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Certificate in Media Arts and Production is part of an articulated program in media arts and production that includes moving image, sound, digital media and interaction, and the interplay among these forms. It offers an entry-level introduction to media arts. [+]

Students completing this course develop core skills and knowledge in moving image, digital media and sound production. The subjects allow students to develop key media production skills and knowledge that can be continued into the graduate diploma or master's degree.

The course prepares students for advanced study and orientates them to the media industries, particularly those involving moving image, sound, digital media and interaction.

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Graduate Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Financial Analysis provides advanced-level material in core contemporary accounting and finance issues. [+]

The core subjects are designed to offer a balanced coverage of accounting, finance and investment topics.

Career options include financial analyst and financial planning positions in the financial services sector, industry and government.

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Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise provides skills and knowledge in the human resource and legal aspects of the management of not-for-profit organisations. This course offers key insights into social entrepreneurship and social innovation as drivers of not-for-profit, community-oriented enterprises. [+]

The course is industry-relevant and flexible study modes are typically offered.

This course provides managerial skills for individuals seeking to work in the vast and complex areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship as they relate to not-for-profit enterprises.

Career options include management of non-government or not-for-profit organisations.

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Graduate Diploma in Planning

Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Planning provides a new career path for design, planning and property professionals, equipping graduates with a broad understanding of planning issues alongside the negotiation skills and creative thinking required to resolve them. [+]

Whereas planning has often been seen as an approval process, UTS approaches the discipline as a critical task, one that connects communities with governments, institutions and developers. UTS firmly believes the best planners don't just apply existing regulations. UTS graduates are creative problem solvers and negotiators, able to work effectively in teams and with stakeholders to deliver workable solutions to complex residential, commercial and infrastructure development problems. Property development and planning students study a common first year, which develops a mutual understanding of how to balance private and public interests in urban development.

Through this course, students proactively engage with policy, environmental and demographic frameworks to understand how planning decisions shape the urban environment over the long term. This engagement is multidisciplinary, spanning planning, urban design, property, architecture/landscape architecture, economics, spatial analysis, law and urban ecology. The degree has both a strong sustainability focus and an emphasis on the property development cycle. Students learn about land markets and feasibility studies, and acquire the technical skills to perform complex and evidence-based forecasting. They also learn how to conduct large scale structure planning and design master planned developments for communities. Students achieve these outcomes by applying theory to real-world scenarios in real-world learning environments, including peer-led, multidisciplinary teamwork and discussions, case studies and field trips, with opportunities to travel internationally.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Property Development

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Property Development provides a comprehensive understanding of the property development process combined with the practical skills required to work effectively in the industry. This incorporates the political, financial, legal and physical systems that contribute to the successful development of property assets. [+]

Student benefit from close ties to industry. UTS academics have professional backgrounds and connections, and class projects are often based on real development scenarios. Recent project examples include the Gladesville Hospital site, Lindfield Town Centre and the Sydney Light Rail Corridor. As many students have extensive industry experience too, there are excellent opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and networking across a range of fields including property development, valuation, construction, engineering, town planning and architecture.

This course is focused on development and delivered with a practical focus. It provides a thorough and advanced grounding in all aspects of the property development process, markets and institutions, including the political, managerial, legal and physical systems which contribute to the effective management and development of property assets, property investment portfolios and development proposals. It is designed to provide valuers and other property practitioners with opportunities to enhance their qualifications and expertise, and provide professionals from other fields with an understanding of property development and investment issues and techniques.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Public Relations

Campus Full time Part time 1 year January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Public Relations offers students a professional qualification and scholarly development in essential features of public relations practice from campaign development to issues management and media relations. [+]

The course is suitable for students early in their careers as communication professionals. Academic staff involved in the course have substantial industry experience and have undertaken research in the field.

Graduates of this course have: advanced understanding of communication and its management the ability to synthesise communication theory and practice the ability to analyse, design, cost and evaluate a public relations strategy a sensitivity to ethical and legal issues related to communication a capacity to reflect on the roles and responsibilities of communicators the capacity to apply perspectives that are intercultural and global, and a sensitivity to issues of exclusion, equity and justice. A full list of the graduate attributes of the course is available from UTS: Communication.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Sports Media

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 1.5 years January 2018 Australia Sydney + 1 more

The Graduate Diploma in Sports Media equips students with the skills, techniques and knowledge to build careers across multiple areas of sports management, administration, journalism and communication. The course draws from the disciplines of journalism, public relations and business to deliver invaluable learning experiences in media management, sports administration and marketing, audience development, and reporting and editing across text, video and audio. [+]

UTS's unique arrangement with the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust delivers a range of opportunities for students across sporting codes, adding an in-house, hands-on element to every aspect of the course. Students are behind the scenes and in front of the action. The course is delivered by teachers from UTS's School of Communication and School of Business along with leading industry practitioners. The emphasis is on delivering both practical and reflective learning opportunities, so that graduates are doers and thinkers, and possess both practical and strategic skills.

Graduates of the program: have strong and flexible research, reporting and production skills, and a critical understanding of contemporary sports media possess the ability to work across platforms, channels and disciplines in digital and emerging environments are innovative practitioners and agile thinkers who are able to develop new ideas, solve problems and engage audiences strive towards industry positions armed with a sound understanding of current ethical, professional and policy debates in sport. ... [-]


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