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Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences

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Level of Study

Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma


0.5 years

Next start date

Expected Jul 2024


Auckland University of Technology


Explore the latest thinking and developments in computer and information sciences in as little as one semester with Postgraduate Certificate in Computer and Information Sciences.

This coursework-based qualification includes papers from the Master of Computer and Information Sciences. Broaden your knowledge within specialist fields of computer and information sciences, and develop advanced analytical, planning and critical thinking skills. You can choose from a wide range of papers – including artificial intelligence, big data, bioinformatics, 3D technologies and software architecture.

You choose from papers that range from artificial intelligence and software systems engineering to knowledge engineering and information systems technology.

Most papers last one semester and are worth 15 points. Only a selection of elective papers is offered in any given semester. Students must complete 60 points in total.

Career Opportunities

  • Database architect
  • E-Commerce solutions architect
  • Group IT manager
  • Integration architect
  • IT manager
  • Programme manager
  • Project leader
  • Project manager
  • Software architect
  • Software developer/architect

Entry criteria

One of the following:

  • Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent OR
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Sciences or equivalent OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; AUT Academic English with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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