What will I learn?

The Master of Information Technology is an 18 month full-time programme that aims to enable students who have a bachelor’s degree in IT or computing to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in information technology.

This programme has been designed to produce IT graduates who are able to think critically and have a number of high level skills in IT field that can be applied in a wide range of IT situations.

Outline

The MIT programme provides a post graduate pathway for students who have already completed an approved and relevant Post Graduate Diploma, or who have achieved a high grade-point average IT Bachelors’ Degree.

The MIT programme builds upon existing knowledge and skills, focusing on research and professional practice through project work, case studies, real-life simulations, and practical work experience, to be able to apply recent best-practice into a NZ organisational context.

The structure of the MIT promotes flexibility through the diversity of student interests and a wide range of IT functions, encouraging participants to apply research skills to identify solutions of relevance to their background or likely future roles.

In the state-of-the-art Information Technology Complex, there are nine networked computer laboratories usually with 24 student stations in each. The rooms are environmentally controlled, with data show equipment in each room. There are specific labs for software development, hardware, multimedia and a room for computer study. The facility also has a 50-seat tiered lecture theatre.

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Graduating with a Master in Information Technology will allow you to become a self-employed practitioner, or pursue a domestic and/or an international professional career in the IT sector as a/an:

  • Systems analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Business analyst
  • IT infrastructure support analyst
  • Ecommerce advisor, project manager
  • IT manager
  • Security analyst

Study options

Full Time (1.5 years or 2 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$21,900.00 (US$ 13,346) per year
Start date

2 June 2020, 17 August 2020, 27 October 2020

Venue

Auckland Campus

Floor 6,

238 Queen Street,

AUCKLAND CBD,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Full Time (1.5 years or 2 years)

Tuition fees
NZ$21,900.00 (US$ 13,346) 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

The requirement for entry is an undergraduate degree in a health science/ health discipline with a B average or better. Where an applicant does not hold an undergraduate degree in health science, submissions with supporting professional evidence may be considered. English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based test (PBT) score of 590 (with an essay score of 5.5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 79 (with a writing score of 21); University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations: CAE or CPE with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill; Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 58; City & Guilds IESOL: C1 Expert with a score of 42; NZCEL Level 5 Academic.

For international students

An undergraduate degree in information technology with a B pass or better. Where the candidate’s undergraduate degree does not provide the basis of study at the level required for more advanced study, students will be required to enrol in the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology before continuing to Masters level.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0
  • TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 590 (with an essay score of 5.5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 79 (with a writing score of 21)
  • University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations: C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a score of 176. No less than 169 in each skill
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 58 with no band score lower than 50
  • City & Guilds IESOL: C1 Expert with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill or C2 Mastery with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • NZCEL Level 5 Academic

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