This course provides graduates with knowledge and skills allowing them to undertake semi-professional work in field of software development, and as a pathway for further learning. The Graduate Certificate of Programming and Development provides graduates from non-IT backgrounds a path to move into a career in IT.
The Graduate Certificate is designed to provide an accessible learning pathway for individuals to accelerate their career in high job growth fields, and provides opportunities for working professionals to cross-skill or upskill.
Additionally, in the context of high unemployment due to the pandemic, it provides displaced workers with an entry point to emerging technology fields to future proof their careers.
Most importantly, each unit within the course is driven by learners completing projects which have been co-designed with Employer Partners
These projects reflect real-world business challenges, relevant to leading digital companies. In completing these projects, learners will develop:
- Theoretical knowledge and understanding required to solve the problem at hand;
- Technical skills and experience with key technologies so as to be able to complete the project;
- Enterprise skills and digital literacy required to effectively transition into the workplace in a business / data analyst role;
- A project portfolio which can be utilised to showcase their skills and understanding as they seek meaningful job and career outcomes.
On successful completion of this Course students will be able to:
|CLO1||Implement software development methodologies|
|CLO2||Interpret common programming languages|
|CLO3||Exhibit proficiency by creating simple objects using Python and Java, independently|
|CLO4||Design a working API prototype|