What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology is designed to provide you with advanced IT skills ready for immediate application in industry.

You’ll gain the necessary technical skills and insight so you can adapt to technological changes and meet the challenging demands of the IT world. Your new skill set will enhance your existing qualification and put you in good stead within your current or future workplace.

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology will give you a range of professional skills, including the ability to advise and develop and implement innovations leading to a more efficient use of resources within a dynamic IT environment. You will also gain an understanding of the legal and ethical elements of the IT sector.

The subject areas you’ll study include:

  • Computing infrastructure and IT management
  • Project Management
  • Web development, analysis and design
  • Data, data analysis, databases

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology can give you a competitive advantage over recent degree graduates, through your understanding of the application of technology, and it will help in your advancement within your chosen field. Once awarded this graduate diploma you’ll be able to take on a role as a:

  • Systems analyst
  • Web developer
  • Analyst
  • E-Commerce advisor
  • Project manager
  • Technology management

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$20,700.00 (US$ 12,615) per year
Start date

20 July 2020

Venue

Hawke’s Bay Campus

501 Gloucester Street,

NAPIER,

Taradale,

4112, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification. English Language Requirements: Students are required to have attained an acceptable level of English language fluency. This may be demonstrated in a variety of ways, including successful study in English, approved scores on any one of the below: IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Paper-based test (PBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 20); University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations: FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 50; City & Guilds IESOL: B2 Communicator with a score of 66; NZCEL Level 4 Academic; Completion of an EIT Hawke’s Bay assessment.

For international students

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification.

English Language Requirements

Students are required to have attained an acceptable level of English language fluency. This may be demonstrated in a variety of ways, including successful study in English, approved scores on any one of the below:

  • IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5
  • TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 60 (with a writing score of 18)
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations: 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
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42
  • City & Guilds IESOL: C1 Expert with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • NZCEL Level 4 Academic
  • Completion of an EIT Hawke’s Bay assessment.

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