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Graduate Diploma in Information Governance

Approved Abbreviation: GDInfGov


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3775.1

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 103727D


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


The Graduate Diploma in Information Governance (Grad Dip in IG) provides essential knowledge and skills in information technology as well as the business and legal aspects of information governance. The structure of the degree reflects the understanding that the technical, business and legal aspects of information governance, and the related knowledge and skills from these areas are interconnected and applied in confluence in practice. Students will graduate with the systematic knowledge and skills, to operate with best practice as professionals managing information assets and ensuring regulatory compliance creating a pathway to higher studies and/or commencing a career in information governance.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years 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 80 credit points consisting of the following units

200432Commercial Law
200958Information and Data Governance Law and Policy
200776Compliance Management
200841Strategic Business Management
301005Professional Practice and Communication
301162Information Security Management
301114The Nature of Data

Recommended sequence

Start Year Intake - Full-time

Year 1

Quarter 1

200432Commercial Law

Autumn

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

Quarter 3

200776Compliance Management

Spring

301005Professional Practice and Communication

And one alternate unit from the list below

Quarter 4

200841Strategic Business Management

Mid-Year Intake - Full-time

Year 1

Quarter 3

200432Commercial Law
200776Compliance Management

Spring

301005Professional Practice and Communication

And one alternate unit from the list below

Quarter 4

200841Strategic Business Management

Quarter 1

Autumn

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

Start Year Intake - Part-time

Year 1

Quarter 1

200432Commercial Law

Autumn

301114The Nature of Data

Quarter 3

200776Compliance Management

Spring

301005Professional Practice and Communication

Year 2

Autumn

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

Spring

And one alternate unit from the list below

Quarter 4

200841Strategic Business Management

Mid-Year Intake - Part-time

Year 1

Quarter 3

200432Commercial Law

Spring

301005Professional Practice and Communication

Autumn

301114The Nature of Data

And one alternate unit from the list below

Year 2

Quarter 3

200776Compliance Management

Quarter 4

200841Strategic Business Management

Autumn

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

Alternate units

301363Advanced Cloud Computing
301178Advanced Health Classifications and Coding
301028Advanced Healthcare Data Environments
301029Advanced Healthcare Software and Systems
301119Advanced Machine Learning
301196Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence
301236Advanced Topics in Cybersecurity
300694Advanced Topics in ICT
300252Advanced Topics in Networking
301312Applied Machine Learning
301314Artificial Intelligence Ethics and Organisations
301046Big Data
301042Cloud Computing
200433Company Law
300697Content Management Systems and Web Analytics
301044Data Science
301175Internet of Things
301315Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
200835Managing in the Global Context
301043Mobile Computing
300256Multimedia Communication Systems
301313Natural Language Understanding
300255Network Management
301117Predictive Analytics
301365Probabilistic Graphical Models
301113Programming for Data Science
300696Systems and Network Security
301116Social Media Intelligence
300770Software Testing and Automation
200825Understanding Contemporary Organisations
301112Visualisation
300443Web Engineering
300693Web Technologies
300389Wireless Networking


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