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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

This course is available

On-Campus, Online

Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


1 year

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Wellington Campus


The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with the knowledge and experience in their chosen field of study: Cyber Security, Ubiquitous Computing, Data Analysis, or Machine Learning.

You will build on your existing knowledge, develop research capability, and create innovative solutions in your chosen topic or area of interest. This qualification provides a pathway for graduates and students wishing to engage in higher-level studies or progress their career in the IT industry.

Career opportunities

ICT Project Manager

Systems Analyst

Security Specialist

Computer Network and Systems Engineer

Network Administrator

ICT Business Analyst

Cybersecurity Expert

Data Analyst

AI Analyst

Solutions Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer

IT Security Analyst

Information Technology Subject Expert (Academia)

Where could this programme take you?

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology will develop an ability to solve Information Technology programmes in a systemic and coherent way with an emphasis on analysis and innovation.

Entry criteria

IELTS Academic overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent

Applicant must have one of the following:

  • A recognised Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a related discipline with a B- or higher average, OR
  • A Bachelor's degree (Honours) in Information Technology or a related discipline, OR
  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or related field

Special consideration may be offered for admission by the Deputy Chief Executive Academic based on evidence of academic capability and work experience

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