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Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Technology is growing its relevance and impact in every industry. Consequently, there’s a shortage of trained tech professionals in New Zealand and around the world. Adding strong understanding of technology alongside your existing skills prepares you for the future of work, and opens up more opportunities across the board.
The Master of Applied Computing from Lincoln University seeds the skills for you to ready to move into a technology-based role in 12 months, even if you don’t have a technological background. The programme focuses on growing your skills and understanding through experiential, project-based learning that includes an industry project. Both problem-solving capabilities and people skills are valued by the tech industry. You’ll expand your abilities to work well and communicate complex technical information to colleagues and clients.
How you’ll grow
Tech-related roles are on the current long-term skills shortage list. So this degree prepares you for an exciting and fulfilling range of positions. Potential tech-based careers for graduates of the Master of Applied Computing include software creation and maintenance, particularly relating to land-based industries. Or depending on the electives you choose, you could focus on data, databases and geographic information systems.
A New Zealand level 7 bachelor’s degree or recognised equivalent with a B average or better in the 300 level and final year (full-time equivalent) courses
If you don’t meet the entry requirements but have an extensive work experience, please contact the course advisor.
English Language Requirements