Institute of Technology or PolytechnicManukau Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
Want to gain or advance your skills and knowledge in cyber security or data analytics?
Whether you are already working in the industry and looking to upskill or if you want to add specialist skills to an existing qualification this postgraduate diploma will provide you with in-depth knowledge to solve tomorrow’s complex IT problems.
You can choose a specialist strand in:
Data analytics or
You will also undertake an applied project that is connected to your own practice and industry experience.
This programme has been designed in conjunction with industry experts so what you learn is relevant in the workplace. We also offer part-time study options so you can work and study at the same time.
Upon successful completion of this programme you could complete the Master of Applied Technologies (Level 9) in only 16 weeks.
You will need to complete two compulsory courses and one elective course (60 credits):
Plus, you will also need to complete the compulsory courses from your chosen strand (60 credits):
Data analytics strand
Cyber security strand
Opportunities for employment include:
Applicants must have one of the following, or equivalent:
*For Data Analytics pathways, the candidate’s previous qualification should be in an area related to either Data Science, Data Analytics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Machine Learning, or Business Intelligence. Graduates of other disciplines may be accepted on a case-by-case basis and upon approval from the School of Digital Technologies.
IELTS test: Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 590 (with an essay score of 5.5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 79 (with a writing score of 21); Cambridge English Examinations: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill.