Enrolments: 317,978

Master Degree and Graduate Certificate Course Enrolments: 8,865

The total number of Master degree and Graduate Certificate enrolments since Charles Sturt University and IT Masters launched our first qualification in 2003.

Short Course Enrolments: 309,113

The total number of enrolments in our free short courses that we offer as a taster of what it is like to study via Distance Education with Charles Sturt University.

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing Credit

This page provides information on what subject credits are available for the Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing, available for enrolment from 2020.

IT Masters and CSU work to ensure that students receive as much recognition for their studies and knowledge as is possible. A maximum of 50% credit can be given for any course’s subjects (due to Australian government regulations). Credit can be given on the basis of:

  1. Post Graduate Study

This is assessed on application – when you apply you will need to provide detailed information on your previous study. Completed subjects just need to match at least 80% of the content of the subject you are applying for credit for and completed in the last 10 years.

  1. Free Short Courses

Successful completion of 3 relevant IT Masters short courses will give you one subject credit for an elective subject. Please contact our administration team to find out if you are eligible.

  1. Industry Certifications

IT Masters and CSU recognise a large range of relevant industry certifications for credit – check the tables below for the most common certifications, or complete our eligibility form for a personalised assessment.

Graduate Certificate in Industry Computing

Credit Table


Elective Industry Subjects

ITE508 Mobile Data Architecture

  • Microsoft – 70-519 Designing and developing web applications using Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or
  • Microsoft – 70-486 Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications.

ITE512 Incident Response

GIAC – Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) .

ITE513 Forensic Investigation

EC-Council – Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)

ITE514 Professional Systems Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITC595).

ITE516 Hacking Countermeasures

EC-Council – Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

ITE517 Windows App Development

  • Microsoft – 70-599 Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications or
  • Microsoft – 70-482 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and JavaScript or
  • Microsoft – 70-485 Advanced Windows Store App Development Using C#

ITE518 Agile Project Management

  • PMI – Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®) or
  • APMG Agile Project Management Practitioner

ITE523 Virtualization

  • VMware VCP or
  • 70-409 Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center or
  • 70-659 Windows Server 2008 R2, Server Virtualization

ITE526 Practical Internetworking

Cisco – Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching

ITE527 Server Administration

Microsoft Server 2008 or 2012 or 2016 – Exams: 70-410 or 70-642 or 70-741

ITE531 Architecting Cloud Solutions

  • Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate or
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (SysOps Administrator certification also grants credit for subject ITC561)

ITE533 Cyber Security Management

ISACA – Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

ITI581 Security Fundamentals

  • EC-Council – Network Security Administrator (ENSA) or
  • CompTIA – Security+

MGI511 Project Management Fundamentals

  • PMI – Project Management Professional (PMP) or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Manager (Reg PM CPPM) or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practicing Portfolio Executive (CPPE)

MGI512 The Project Lifecycle

PRINCE2 Registered Practitioner

MGI515 IT Service Quality Management

  • Both APMG ISO 20000 Practitioner and ITIL Foundation Certificate 4

MGI518 Program and Portfolio Management

  • PMI – Program Management Professional PgMP ® or
  • AIPM – Registered Project Manager – Certified Practising Project Director (Reg PM CPPD).

MGI530 Business Analysis Foundation

  • Business Analysis International Qualifications (BAIQ) – Practitioner Level certification or
  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) – Level 2 or
  • APMG Agile Business Analyst

Elective Academic subjects

ITC514 Linux Server Administration

  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) or
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or

ITC518 Principles of Programming Using C#

  • Microsoft – 70-483 Programming in C#

ITC542 Internetworking with TCP/IP

  • Cisco CCNP Routing & Switching (also provides credit for ITE526) or
  • Cisco – Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)

ITC561 Cloud Computing

  • MCSE Private Cloud (2012) certification or
  • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator (SysOps Administrator certification also grants credit for subject ITE531)
ITC 568 Cloud Privacy and Security
  • (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

ITC595 Information Security

  • (ISC)² – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or
  • Associate of (ISC)²

(This certification also grants credit for subject ITE514).

ITC596 IT Risk Management

ISACA – Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

IT Masters recognises that many applicants have completed industry certifications that do not correspond with subjects that we run. These are referred to as unspecified credits. Certifications not on this list will be assessed upon application or upon request for current students.

If you are entitled to more than the allowed credits (2) on this Graduate Certificate – the additional credit(s) would be added to your Masters if you move to a Masters course after completion of this Graduate Certificate.

Note: These credit maps are for students commencing in 2020.

If you are a current student who enrolled in 2019 or earlier please contact us to receive customised credit information.