“Leadership with

a Technical Edge”
Study Location
Level 7, 628 Bourke St,
Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia
Course Name
Advanced Diploma of Information
Course TGA Code
Course CRICOS Code
Delivery Period (Including Holidays)
2 terms/24 study weeks + 2 weeks
holiday / term break
(TOTAL 26 weeks)

Course Outline


The Advanced Diploma of Information Technology will be of particular interest to those aspiring
towards managerial roles in small to medium organizations.

Contact Hours (per week)
International Students:
Minimum 20 hours/week

This qualification provides high level information and communications technology (ICT), process
improvement and business skills and knowledge to enable an individual to be effective in senior
ICT roles within organisations.

Study Requirements
16 Total units
5 core units & 11 electives
2015 Tuition Fee (AUD)
International Students:
AUD $5,700
Administration Fee (AUD):
$200 (1 program)
$300 (2 or more programs)
Material Fee: AUD $100
Building Swipe Card (Refundable)
2015 Overseas Student Health Cover
$553 / year (SINGLE)
2015 Intake Dates:
12 Jan, 13 Apr, 6 Jul, 28 Sep
2015 Annual Living Expenses
(Guide for International Students)
$18,610 / year (estimate)
*All fees and units may be subject to

The qualification builds on a core base of management competencies, with specialist and
general elective choices to suit particular ICT and business needs, especially in the areas of
knowledge management and systems development.
The AAPoly program will prepare you for the many challenges ahead by teaching you the strong
theoretical concepts while equipping you with practical skills required for the leadership of the
information technology function within contemporary organizations. You will gain the knowledge,
skills and understanding that will enable you to respond to emerging opportunities in an innovative
way, competently managing organizational change, as well as developing and implementing
progressive technological plans. This course provides a standalone qualification, but may also be
used as a stepping stone to further studies at a higher level.

Course Requirements
This Advanced Diploma is made up of 16 units. See list show below:
(Units are subject to change without notice) it


Ensure team effectiveness (C)
Interact with clients on a business level (C)
Manage copyright, ethics and privacy in an IT environment (C)
Plan and direct complex IT projects (C)
Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects (C)
Monitor and improve knowledge-management system
Build a data warehouse
Develop a knowledge management strategy
Identify and implement business innovation
Implement a knowledge management strategy
Produce an ICT network architecture design
Develop IT strategic and action plans
Design and implement a security system
Manage IT project quality
Conduct knowledge audits
Manage the use of
appropriate development methodologies

VIC 3000. For further information contact the Academic Support Department at AAPoly. a demonstrated ability to succeed in the chosen course Advanced Diploma of Information Technology [ICA60111] Diploma of Information Technology [ICA50111] University Pathways Course Enquiries Academies Australasia Polytechnic Level 7. For further details email enquries@ami. VIC 3000. group projects.edu. regardless of how and where the learning occurred.aapoly. essays. assignments. Competencies may have been attained through: study. the following are mandatory requirement: o Be at least 18 years of age o English level at IELTS 5. lounge areas.au AAPoly Pathway Entry Requirements  Master degree For International Students. AAPoly is obliged to recognize the AQTF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organizations.au CRICOS Provider Number 00212K . Phone: +613 8610 4100 Fax: +613 8610 4199 Email: AAPoly – A FedUni Partner Provider Institution in Melbourne FedUni CRICOS Provider Number 00103D enquiries@polytechnic. oral presentations and formal examinations.edu. Further Information The commencement of any program is always subject to funding and class sizes. work experience and general life experience activities.5 or above or PTE Academic Score no lower than 42 Bachelor degree o Have successfully completed Diploma or Australian year 12 equivalent and if less. Students are advised to check for any amendments prior to enrolment.vic. case studies. procedure or fee. Form may be downloaded from www. Australia. access to city libraries as well as a library on level 9 at the Collins St campus. tests. Application Method Submit an application form to: Academies Australasia Polytechnic Level 7. meeting rooms. Learning Facilities & Resources AAPoly has a range of facilities and resources for students including computer labs.Assessment and Fees A range of assessment task will be undertaken which may include written reports. Australia. While the information provided in this publication is correct at the time of going to press.academies.edu.au. AAPoly reserves the right to alter any course. Melbourne. The course outline provides specific guidelines on assessments for this program. Recognition of Prior Learning RPL assesses your current skills and knowledge against the learning outcomes of a course or units. 628 Bourke St. Melbourne. including welfare and academic counselling and learning resource material.aapoly.au Updated on 08 December 2014 www. 628 Bourke St. IT infrastructure solutions • business development manager • Software manager A range of student services will be available to enrolled students at AAPoly. Student Support Career Opportunities Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include: • knowledge management analyst • knowledge manager • manager.edu.