What will I learn?

Programme highlights

Apply your analytical and problem-solving skills to innovative software and web solutions that will drive the modern world.

You'll be well equipped for a career in this exciting and constantly changing field as you learn to understand and apply software engineering and web development tools, best practices and programming languages across the full-stack. This programme will also provide valuable experience with a variety of software platforms such as web, mobile, desktop and the cloud.

As well as a strong grounding in analytical, technical and theoretical concepts this degree also uses hands-on practical methods and teaches important people skills like communication and management skills. As the culmination of this programme you'll be able to do a real-world project where you can apply your skills in the workplace.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below seven courses (120 credits):

Level 6

502.632 Full Stack Web Development (15 credits)

502.633 Software Engineering (15 credits)

502.634 User Experience and User Interface Design (15 credits)

Level 7

502.714 Hot Topic in Software (15 credits)

502.715 Mobile Application Development (15 credits)

563.783 Management of ICT (15 credits)

563.786 GDICT Industry Project (30 credits)

Career opportunities

Opportunities for employment include:

  • IT manager, web developer
  • Programmer
  • Software developer
  • Software architect
  • Systems analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Network/software support specialist
  • Multimedia developer
  • User experience designer
  • Network/database administrator
  • Business and data analytics professional
  • IT project manager (incorporating business analytics and intelligence).

Which department am I in?

School of Digital Technologies

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$23,000.00 (US$ 14,350) per year
This is approximate fees only

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 July 2020, 12 October 2020


MIT Manukau

Corner of Davies Avenue and Manukau Station Road,



2104, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree. English language requirement: IELTS test: 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); PTE (Academic) score of 50.

For international students

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme:

  • Successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in any field excluding the specific graduate diploma field; or
  • Successfully completed a Level 6 or 7 Diploma and relevant work and/or life experience (equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree); or
  • Evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience e.g. three–five years’ full-time work experience (relevant to ICT studies).

IELTS test: 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); Cambridge English 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): PTE (Academic) score of 50 with no band score lower than 42

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About this uni

MIT received a Category One rating in their most recent evaluation by the NZQA in 2016, which is the highest possible rating.

  • Offers study options across campuses in Auckland
  • Small class sizes & excellent facilities
  • Delivers a personalised teaching experience
  • Helps students gain industry-specific skills