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Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7)

This course is available

Online

Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma

Duration

60 credit hours

Next start date

Expected Jun 2024

Campus

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Summary

The fully online Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7) will provide you with the opportunity to develop and/or broaden your expertise in IT by studying a field suited to your current experience and/or qualifications.

When you achieve this qualification, you will be able to:

  • implement appropriate software application-based information technology solutions to address identified workplace requirements;
  • operate knowledgeably, productively and professionally to produce specified outcomes in a rapidly changing information technology environment.

You will study three courses from a variety of options to suit your career goals or interests.

If you have completed the Bachelor of Information Technology with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.

Areas you can study include:
  • Computer Programming
  • Web Development
  • Web Programming
  • Interaction Design
  • Web Technologies
  • Advanced Database
  • Current and Emerging Technologies
  • Software Engineering

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7) will provide you with a range of IT specialist skills and practices in a chosen specialist field. If currently employed, you will gain valuable opportunities to incorporate work-related learning that may build on an existing role or equip you for new responsibilities.

Entry criteria

If you have completed the Bachelor of Information Technology with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.

Entry requirements

To enter this programme you need to have a Bachelor degree, or equivalent.

International students must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

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