Graduate Certificate in Information Governance

  • Effective from: 2021
  • Approved Abbreviation: GCInfGov
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 3774
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 103726E

This program applies to students who commenced in 2021 or later. 

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.

Program Advice

Dr Quang Vinh Nguyen

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |

Location

Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Full Time Internal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Part Time Internal 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 may be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) or directly through the Western Portal. 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 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.

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.

Program Structure

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

Subject Title Credit Points
BUSM 7014Compliance Management10
MATH 7016The Nature of Data10
COMP 7007Information Security Management10
LAWS 7015Information and Data Governance Law and Policy10
Total Credit Points40

Recommended Sequence

Full-time start-year intake 

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Quarter 1 sessionCredit Points
BUSM 7014 Compliance Management 10
 Credit Points10
Autumn session
MATH 7016 The Nature of Data 10
COMP 7007 Information Security Management 10
LAWS 7015 Information and Data Governance Law and Policy 10
 Credit Points30
 Total Credit Points40

Part-time mid-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Quarter 3 sessionCredit Points
BUSM 7014 Compliance Management 10
 Credit Points10
Quarter 4 session
MATH 7016 The Nature of Data 10
 Credit Points10
Autumn session
COMP 7007 Information Security Management 10
LAWS 7015 Information and Data Governance Law and Policy 10
 Credit Points20
 Total Credit Points40