Institute of Technology or PolytechnicOpen Polytechnic of New Zealand
This course is available
Level of Study
Graduate Certificate or Diploma
60 credit hours
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
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:
Areas you can study include:
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.
Students are required to complete 60 credits, with a minimum of 40 credits at Level 7.
You can study this programme part-time if you’re an international student living in New Zealand or overseas. If you’re living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.
To enter this programme you need to have a Bachelor degree, or equivalent. If you have completed the Bachelor of Information Technology with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.
IELTS test – an Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.
Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 First, or B2 First for Schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.