Institute of Technology or PolytechnicEastern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Oct 2023
Eastern Institute of Technology
If you are a computing degree graduate this diploma will further prepare and enhance your employment opportunities in the IT sector where there are recognised skills shortages in New Zealand and internationally.
The PGDipIT programme has been designed to produce IT post graduates who are able to think critically and have a number of high level skills in the IT field that can be applied in a wide range of situations. This diploma will also introduce you to research in IT.
As a graduate of the PGDipIT you’ll have an understanding of the broad conceptual and theoretical elements involved in the IT arena.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDipIT) is a one year Level 8 full-time programme with a minimum of 120 credits. It enables those who have completed a computing degree to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in information technology.
If you have completed a degree level qualification in a related area (e.g. business, visual arts and science) and have appropriate IT work experience in a junior/middle management position, or are a tertiary graduate who has appropriate work experience in a middle/senior management position and wish to improve your skills and gain a higher-level qualification then this is the programme for you.
As a graduate of the PGDipIT you will have an understanding of the broad conceptual and theoretical elements involved in the IT arena, including:
Career Opportunities and Outcomes
The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology will give you a competitive advantage over other degree graduates. Once awarded this post graduate diploma possible job and career opportunities could include:
Following completion of the PGDipIT you can progress into EIT’s Master of IT programme.
ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
All applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English Language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. English Language fluency can be verified by achievement of one of the following within the last two years:
• New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 5 (Academic)
• IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0
• PTE (Academic) score of 58 with no band score lower than 50
• International equivalents to IELTS accepted by NZQA or successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (conditions apply)