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Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (GDIT)

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

3 semesters

Next start date

Expected Jan 2023

Campus

St Helens Campus

Summary

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (GDIT) meets the needs of students who have either completed a bachelor’s degree in a non-IT field and wish to develop their knowledge in a particular branch of IT, or who hold a bachelor’s degree in IT and wish to enhance their career opportunities in the IT industry by focusing on a specialist topic. The programme comprises 8 courses, including compulsory and elective courses from: Software Development, Computer Networks and Information Systems.

All GDIT students are issued with their own laptop and receive the necessary free Microsoft software.

Programme Structure

The programme comprises 8 courses chosen from one of three specialist topics: Software Development, Computer Networks, Information Systems.

Please note: The GDIT is prescriptive and course modules vary by intake.

Software Development
  • COMP504 Fundamentals of Computer Databases
  • SOFT605 Object Oriented Programming
  • SOFT606 Desktop Applications Development
  • COMP617 Requirements Modelling
  • COMP701 Information Technology Project Management
  • SOFT703 Web Applications Development
  • SOFT708 Mobile Applications Development
  • COMP721 Intensive Information Technology Project
Computer Networks
  • COMP505 Fundamentals of Computer Networking
  • COMP617 Requirements Modelling
  • CONE618 Server Administration
  • CONE622 Intermediate Computer Networking
  • COMP701 Information Technology Project Management
  • CONE709 Network System Security
  • CONE710 Advanced Computer Networking
  • COMP721 Intensive Information Technology Project
Information Systems
  • COMP504 Fundamentals of Computer Databases
  • COMP601 Systems Analysis and Design
  • COMP617 Requirements Modelling
  • INFO620 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • COMP701 Information Technology Project Management
  • INFO712 Management Information Systems
  • INFO714 E-Business Strategies
  • COMP721 Intensive Information Technology Project

Entry criteria

  • Bachelor degree at least equivalent to New Zealand pass standard; and
  • Candidates without a Bachelor degree but with an appropriate mix of a lesser qualification and work experience may be approved for special admission by the Academic Board
  • IELTS 6.0 with no individual band lower than 5.5 / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 18) / Pearson 50 / NZCEL (Academic) L4

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