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Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences - IT Service Science Major

This course is available


Level of Study

Bachelor's Degree


3 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


Auckland University of Technology


The Institute of IT Professionals NZ (IITP) recognises our Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences as meeting the Seoul Accord.

You benefit from our outstanding facilities and industry connections, including our ICT and Engineering Careers Fair where you can meet representatives from New Zealand’s biggest and most exciting companies, from Datacom and Deloitte to Slingshot and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare. Pair this with the industry research project in your final year, and you have the perfect foundation to launch your career in computer and information sciences.

With the IT Service Science major in the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences you learn to analyse, design, procure and implement information technology solutions.

Technology is vital in our day-to-day lives but the IT we rely on needs to be secure, well-designed and fit for purpose. IT service science is the foundation for secure, well-designed technology solutions that enhance people’s lives. In this major you develop the skills to manage IT installations and draw up service-level contracts, manage security and implement internet solutions.
Key features

  • Universal demand for IT services
  • A wide range of career opportunities
  • Includes a major research project for an industry organisation or research centre

Career opportunities:

  • Call centre manager
  • Database administrator
  • Information analyst and designer
  • IT support role
  • Logistics analyst
  • Network and systems administrator
  • Outsourced IT services co-ordinator
  • Solutions architect
  • Integration and functional consultant
  • IS operational manager
  • IT service supervisor

Entry criteria

All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

Useful New Zealand school subjects:

Calculus, Digital Technologies, Mathematics, Statistics

English Language requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall with all bands 5.5 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 80; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with B/B+ grade; GIE with B grade; CAE minimum overall score of 169; PTE minimum overall score of 50.

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