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Graduate Diploma in Applied Information Technology (Level 7)

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

1 year

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

Wintec

Summary

Students in this programme will learn the knowledge and skills to deliver quality information technology services, and develop effective communication skills to support and enhance a range of organisations and industries.

Students can choose to specialise in one of the following five specialisations:

Database administration
For those seeking a career in database administration, data warehousing and business intelligence, and mobile applications development.

Database development
For those seeking a career in database development, data warehousing and business intelligence, and mobile applications development.

Network engineering
For those seeking a career in the field of network engineering, network administration, cyber and network security.

Software engineering
For those seeking a career in the field of software engineering, software development, big data and analytics, mobile applications development and software testing.

Web development
For those seeking a career in web design/development, web applications development and mobile applications development.

Career/further opportunities

Graduates may be employed as database administrators, database developers, network engineers, software engineers, web developers, IT project managers, IT managers, and security specialists. Graduates may also go onto higher levels of study at postgraduate level.

Entry criteria

Candidates are required to have a bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification approved by the Centre’s Programme Committee.

English Language Requirements

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0 with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42; or
  • have completed two years study at a New Zealand secondary school and achieved either NCEA Level 3, or NZ University Entrance, or both

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