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Graduate Certificate in Information Governance

Approved Abbreviation: GCInfGov


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3774.1

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 103726E


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


The Graduate Certificate in Information Governance (Grad Cert in IG) is designed to provide essential knowledge in information technology as well as business and legal aspects of information governance. Students will graduate with the knowledge and skills, to operate with best practice as professionals engaged in managing information assets and ensuring regulatory compliance creating a pathway to higher studies and/or commencing a career in information governance.

Study Mode
Six months full-time or one year part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Quang Vinh Nguyenq.nguyen@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International students currently completing an Australian Year 12 in or outside Australia, an International Baccalaureate in Australia or a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) level 3 must apply via UAC International.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

All other International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office.

International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points consisting of the following units

200776Compliance Management
301114The Nature of Data
301162Information Security Management
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy

Recommended sequence

Start Year Intake - Full-time

Year 1

Quarter 1

200776Compliance Management

Autumn

301114The Nature of Data
301162Information Security Management
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy

Mid-Year Intake - Part-time

Year 1

Quarter 3

200776Compliance Management

Quarter 4

301114The Nature of Data

Autumn

301162Information Security Management
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy


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