At New Horizons you can apply to study two Diplomas and earn a dual Qualification.
This 2.5-year Advanced Diploma forms part of a nested suite of courses, more specifically the ICT50115 - Diploma of Information Technology and the ICT60115 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology qualifications. Students commence the Diploma level in the first year, and then continue on to the Advanced Diploma in the second year.
Undertaking a Double Diploma may expand your career options, and in some cases could enable you to complete two Diplomas in a much shorter time. When applying for your visa you can apply for the maximum Diploma period with New Horizons of 2.5 years and student only pay one application fee. A further benefit, if for any reason you decide to exit early, you could still graduate with a Diploma.
Here's how it all works.
This program aims to instill a design thinking approach in students to provide them with a distinctive problem solving strength for solving web, app and UX design challenges. It comprises 4 modules, with 20 units and embeds a number of internationally recognized vendor certifications to ensure graduates are competitive in the job market.
The program builds on a base core of management competencies, and specialises in the areas of knowledge management and cloud computing. It comprises 4 modules, with 16 units and embeds a number of internationally recognised vendor certifications to ensure graduates are competitive the job market.
Students are required to attend class a minimum of two days per week and will be required to complete self-paced study activities outside of class-time. This is estimated at approximately 20 hours. In some weeks students may need to attend class 5 days per week. A study plan will be developed for you on commencement and reviewed for the start of each term.
The total study time for these two Qualifications is course is conducted 2.5 years.
ICT50115 is conducted over 52 weeks. There are 4 study terms of 10 weeks each. There is a 3-week holiday period between terms.
ICT60115 is conducted over 78 weeks. There are 6 study terms of 10 weeks each. There is a 3-week holiday period between terms.
All classes are conducted from our CBD premises in the heart of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
In Australia you are considered to be an overseas student if you’re not an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa.
To enrol in the Nested Diploma Program students need to meet the minimum requirements for the Diploma level Qualification.
The minimum requirements for an International student are:
Course fees are fixed for the duration of your enrolment.
To enrol in the Double Diploma Program students only need to make the first Payment 1 as listed below. The total fees payable for this qualification are: AUD$33,350. This is broken into 4 payments as listed below:
Before we can issue a Confirmation of Enrolment, you will be required to pay
A Confirmation of Enrolment is required to apply for your Student Visa.
Payment 2 is required after you have completed 50% of your course. Payment 2 is AUD$7,000.
Payment 3 is required before you commence the ICT60115 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology. Payment 3 is AUD$9,500 which includes a materials fee of AUD$500.
Payment 4 is required after you have completed 50% of the course. Payment 4 is AUD$9,000.
Students will be assessed via
To gain the vendor certifications available through this qualification you must sit and pass the related exams. This is a recommended, optional element of the program but is not required in order to gain the qualification.
Students may apply for course credit if they can demonstrate the required skills and knowledge. Speak with a Student Support Officer for more information.
Successful completion of the ICT60115 - Advanced Diploma of Information Technology (with Diploma nested) can lead to a range of possible career opportunities including IT networking, IT support, database development, programming and website or app developer, Applications Programmer, Software Developer, Analyst Programmer or Database Administrator.
The unique benefit of studying with New Horizons is that you also have the opportunity to gain internationally recognised Vendor Certifications. These Certifications are asked for by employers, and can help put you ahead in the job market.
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