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Concurrent
diplomas
Concurrent diplomas offer you a fexible way to follow your passion and earn an extra
qualifcation. You can choose to add an extra year of study or, in some cases, take a
’fast track’ option and complete your degree and diploma in three years.
Diploma in
Informatics
Campus
Parkville
Prerequisites
No additional prerequisites
once you are enrolled in your
undergraduate degree.
Available to
Students enrolled in Arts,
Biomedicine, Commerce,
Environments, Music and Science
(unless majoring in Computing and
Software Systems or Informatics).
Quick facts
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msi.unimelb.edu.au/study/
undergraduate/concurrent-
diplomas
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BOOST YOUR EMPLOYABILITY
WITH INFORMATICS
Using technology to manage and
present information is a required skill
across all industries. The Diploma
in Informatics complements your
major studies by building your skills
in programming, designing online
solutions and developing web
applications, giving you the tools to
solve problems in a range of areas.
You will learn data manipulation and
presentation techniques, which will
open up career opportunities in fnance,
economics, biology, geology, chemistry,
engineering, health, communications
and social networking.
The Diploma in Informatics also provides
a pathway to a number of graduate
programs, including the Master of
Information Systems, the Master of
Information Technology, the Master of
Engineering (Software) and the Master
of Spatial Information Science.
AREAS OF STUDY
„„
Computer Science
„„
Foundations of Computing
„„
Information Systems
„„
Software Modelling and Design
„„
Web Information Technologies
WHEN TO BEGIN
You can begin the Diploma in
Informatics at the same time as your
undergraduate degree, or at any time
up to the start of your fnal semester.
Discuss your options with a student
adviser.
FAST-TRACKING YOUR
DIPLOMA
A fast-track option is available, allowing
you to complete both your degree
and your Diploma in Informatics in as
little as three years of full-time study.
Conditions apply.
A balance of
technical, business
and management
skills
There is a lot of room for
creativity in the Diploma
in Informatics. I got the
chance to develop my own
web application, which
shows users how to source
sustainable food in their area.
Oliver Lock
Bachelor of Environments
Diploma in Informatics
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