Why study the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management with UTS Online

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Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management, you will develop skills through the following learning outcomes:

  • Enterprise skills 
    Identify management issues related to information systems activities within enterprise and examine the basic technologies that enable business outcomes. 

  • Database design 
    Critically evaluate database designs and the role that databases play in effective software applications. You’ll be able to effectively communicate database designs and implementation concepts. 

  • Artificial intelligence (AI) solutions 
    Compare and contrast technologies used to achieve AI solutions and apply data visualisation techniques to an enterprise data set. 

  • Technical knowledge 
    Gain the knowledge to use in-demand, high-level programming languages in R and Python to write custom programs for analysing data. 

Who should study this course?

The Graduate Certificate in Technology Management is suitable for analysts and managers who don't have technical backgrounds, but do have a general understanding of business acumen and peripheral experience within IT projects and functions. 

Students of this course come from various industries, and might work in tech or non-tech roles such as:

  • Business Analyst 
  • Systems Analyst 
  • Data Scientist 
  • Analytics Manager 
  • Project Manager 
  • Product Manager 
  • Product Designer
  • Mobile User Interface (UI) Designer 
  • Pre-sales Consultant 

See entry requirements under course information for more eligibility information.

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What you will study

The UTS Online Graduate Certificate in Technology Management comprises 24 credit points and can be completed in as little as eight months. 

You will study the following subjects: 

  • Enabling Enterprise Information Systems (6CP)
  • Database (6CP)
  • Artificial Intelligence for Enterprises (6CP)
  • Python Programming for Data Processing (6CP)


A pathway to a Master of Technology Management

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to enrol into the Master of Technology Management.

  • Graduate
  • Masters

Upcoming study periods

UTS Online courses have six intakes per year. The diagram below shows all upcoming
intakes, with the next intake highlighted in blue.

Course information

To gain entry into the Graduate Certificate in Technology Management, applicants must have the following academic qualification and professional experience.

Pathway 1:

Completed Bachelor’s degree (or overseas equivalent) in any field, or one of the following in any field:

  • Completed Master's degree; or 
  • Completed Graduate Diploma; or​ 
  • Completed Graduate Certificate; or
  • Completed Doctorate or Masters (Research or Coursework); or 
  • Incomplete coursework Doctorate; or 
  • Incomplete coursework Masters (1 year and above). 

Additional Requirements

In addition to the outlined qualifications, applicants must have at least one year full-time (or equivalent) experience through their contributions to organisations and/or communities and/or start-ups and/or entrepreneurship. For those applicants interested in the masters who do not meet the additional requirements for admission, this is an alternative entry point.

This will be supported by submission of:

  • A CV, electronic portfolio or professional profile outlining work experience, the dates of employment and position(s) held within the organisation.


Pathway 2:

Applicants who do not meet the outlined academic requirements and additional requirements but have professional practice (5-year minimum) and a general capacity to undertake tertiary education may be considered.

This will be supported by submission of:

  • A CV, electronic portfolio or professional profile outlining work experience, the dates of employment and position(s) held within the organisation.

Assessment of other criteria:

  • Demonstrates extensive work-integrated learning in a technology or enterprise environment, demonstrating skills of assumed prior knowledge required for the relevant course.
English Language Requirement

English language requirements apply to both international and domestic students. Please refer to the UTS English language requirements for further information on how to satisfy the requirements for the course/s.

The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper-based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet-based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64 with a writing score of 50; or C1A/C2P: 176-184 with a writing score of 169.

Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place.

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To assist with all or some of your tuition fees, FEE-HELP is available for eligible students. This government-supported loan scheme is designed to help eligible full-fee paying students pay their tuition fees.

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Career outcomes

Students of this course may have minimal IT experience moving into tech organisations. This course could lead to roles such as: 

  • IT Project Manager 
  • Head of Product – IT 
  • Digital Product Owner 
  • Technology Project Manager 
  • Platform Manager 
  • Integration Lead 
  • Tech Consultant 
  • Tech Solutions Specialist 
  • Technology Lead 
  • IT Product Owner 

Unsure about your situation?

One of our Student Enrolment Advisors can assist you with more information, including alternative pathways.

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Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

Master of Health Services Management
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Health Services Management

The UTS Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services. 

Master of Technology Management
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 36 CPs from a range of elective subjects from two streams, plus 2 core subjects

The UTS Online Master of Technology Management is designed for future-focused professionals who aspire to become growth-oriented technology leaders, and want to develop enterprise leadership and organisational acumen to enable a sustainable technology-driven future