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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology Whitireia New Zealand

New Zealand


Course info


Research the latest developments in an area of interest to you. Update and extend your knowledge through in-depth study of the latest technology in your area of speciality. Enhance your project management skills. Engage in intellectual analysis, critique and problem-solving. The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology is a 120 credit level 8 qualification (at least 90 credits must be gained from level 8 courses) which can be completed in two full-time trimesters.

What you will learn

  • Gain specialist knowledge in a chosen research area
  • Learn effective project management
  • Elective options include:
  • Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • Mobile application development
  • Cloud Computing and ICT Infrastructure
  • Network security and forensics
  • Information management
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Information assurance
  • Network fundamentals
  • Cyberethics

Career options

  • Project manager
  • Security engineer
  • Software developer
  • Network manager
  • IT systems analyst
  • Database manager

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$22,000.00 (11,58,769) per year


01 Mar


Auckland Campus

450 Queen Street,


Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$22,000.00 (11,58,769) per year


01 Mar


Te Kahui Auaha

65 Dixon Street,


Te Aro,

6011, New Zealand

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

NZ$22,000.00 (11,58,769) per year


11 Jan


Whitireia New Zealand

Porirua Campus,

3 Wi Neera Drive,



5022, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in information technology or related, or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

Minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent.

TOEFL Internet-Based Test (iBT) score of 79 (with a writing score of 21)

Cambridge English: FCE with a pass at Grade A or CAE with a score of 58 or CPE with a score of 45

Postgraduate Diploma: PToE (Academic) score of 58

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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