Graduate Certificate of Programming and Development

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

This course is not available to international students.
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Undertake a computer programming course that will teach you the basics of Python and Java languages, and have you designing a working API prototype. This course is appropriate for those with little IT experience and will provide you with entry-level skills used in the design and construction of software solutions.
Understand the software development lifecycle and develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills to solve software development problems as they arise. Gain experience with key technologies and work on real-world projects co-designed by industry partners. You’ll develop the digital literacy and professional skills to pursue further study or pathway into a career in IT.

Did you know? This is a government subsidised short course as part of the Job-ready Graduates Package. You may be able to access a Commonwealth Supported Place.

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6 months full-time


Hawthorn (Semester 1, Semester 2) - View application and start dates

Study modes

  • Full-time,
  • Part-time

2021 Start Dates

Quarter 2 - 26 April 2021
Quarter 4 - 11 October 2021