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Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments

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Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


34 weeks

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Discover how to use the power of data and connected technologies to have impact in your industry and develop real time data visibility to lead change.

What this course offers and how you will benefit?

This Level 8 NZQA accredited (60 credits) postgraduate certificate in Connected Environments combines data, data ethics and technologies to give you the edge in your career. Develop deep practical knowledge on how to design better outcomes for people, place and planet.

This programme looks at Connected Environments through an Internet of Things (IoT) lens. IoT technology has shaped our world through smart connectivity and automation. IoT is the way everyday objects share data via the internet, sensors, processing technology and software. We can now see, hear and sense in nearly any environment – built or natural.

Now that we can track, measure and analyse data in real time, we must also consider how this impacts our communities and environment. This programme is your opportunity to design sustainable tech-enabled solutions that create better outcomes for today and the future.

This innovative 34-week programme was created in close consultation with leading experts and technologists. At the end, you’ll have an actionable strategic solution to drive better outcomes in your industry, organisation or community using connected technologies.

Entry criteria

To be eligible to study on the Programme, applicants must meet the admission criteria. The high-level entry criteria as approved by NZQA are as follows:

Have a recognised bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification or higher, and a minimum of two years work experience; OR

Have at least four years of professional experience in a relevant industry or community demonstrating equivalence or higher to the qualification stated above.

English Language Requirements:

A formal test of English Language:

IELTS academic band score of 6.5 (overall), with no individual band less than 6.0.

TOEFL – Paper-based (score of 587 (TWE 4.5).

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Minimum of 176 or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) Minimum of 176.

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic Overall score of 64 with no communicative skills score below 57.4.

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