Private Training EstablishmentAuckland Institute of Studies
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jan 2023
St Helens Campus
The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) prepares students to become IT professionals.
With a breadth of knowledge across a range of IT sub-disciplines, and a depth of understanding in a specialisation, allowing them to lead and become strong participants in IT team projects.
Networks and Security
The Networks and Security specialisation equips students with skills in computer network engineering, server systems and network security. These skills are applicable to designing, implementing and maintaining computer networks at large and small organisations.
The Information Systems specialisation prepares students for the data-driven industry by equipping them with the analytical skills to develop and support organisations’ IT and enterprise systems. These skills are applicable to the development and management of the software, hardware, and data that is vital to the operation of modern businesses.
The Software Development specialisation equips students with the skills to analyse, design, develop, test and deploy business software solutions. There is a continuing shortage of software developers in New Zealand and our students are educated to fill numerous roles in this industry. Software development is taught using the Python, Java and C# languages, in the .NET and Android environments.
The BIT is designed for a range of careers, depending on the specialisation selected. Software Development: software programmer, software developer, software analyst, software designer. Computer Networks: network engineer, network administrator, network support specialist. Information Systems: junior project manager, IT manager, business analyst.