Diploma of Systems Analysis & Design


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52 Weeks


Sydney Campus, Australia   View map


Diploma , IT

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to determine client business requirements and to support a project team in the analysis and redesign of systems to ensure they meet client needs. In our Diploma of Systems Analysis and Design, students can gain the knowledge and skills to determine client business requirements and to support a project team in the analysis and redesign of systems to ensure they meet client needs.

After this qualification has been achieved, students can further their studies to achieve an ICT Advanced Diploma or other higher education sector qualifications.

Qualification Structure

Evaluate and communicate business requirements ICTSAS502 – Establish and maintain client user liaison
ICTICT509 – Gather data to identify business requirements
Data modelling ICTSAD501 – Model data objects
ICTSAD502 – Model data process
Contribute to organisational privacy and contingency plans ICTICT418 – Contribute to copyright, ethics, and privacy in an ICT environment
ICTSAS505 – Review and update disaster recovery and contingency plans
Business requirement specification ICTICT401 – Determine and confirm client business requirements
ICTICT515 –Verify client business requirements
ICTTEN516 – Produce technical solutions from business specification
ICTICT403 – Apply software development methodologies
Project Management ICTICT517 – Match ICT needs with the strategic direction of the organisation
ICTPMG501 – Manage ICT projects
Rapid application development ICTPRG418 – Apply intermediate programming skills in another language
ICTPRG509 – Build using rapid application development
Develop and deploy object-oriented applications ICTPRG527 – Apply intermediate object-oriented language skills
ICTPRG520 – Validate an application design against specifications
ICTPRG504 – Deploy an application to a production environment
Database Design ICTDBS502 – Design a database
Integrate IT security and sustainability to project specification ICTNWK519 – Design an ICT security framework
ICTICT502 – Develop detailed component specification from project specifications
ICTSUS601 – Integrate sustainability in ICT planning and design projects

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite requirements for this course. However, substantial work experience would be highly regarded. Students will also be assessed for their suitability to study the course prior to enrolment. Below are entry requirements for both domestic and international students.

All Students MUST

  • Be 18 years of age or over; AND
  • Completed year 12 or equivalent;

International Student MUST

  • Have upper intermediate proficiency in English or an IELTS score of at least 5.5 (or equivalent).

See: Academic Calendar & Fees for detailed information.

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