What will I learn?

Programme highlights

Future-proof your career with skills in Information Technology (IT).

You'll learn what it takes to help businesses navigate the ever-changing IT landscape.

Learn how to solve common technical support issues and develop service management and customer service skills.

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work in roles such as:

Computer technician
Help desk and technical support officer
Entry level network administrator
Network engineer.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this diploma will have the skills and knowledge to work in roles such as computer technician, help desk and technical support officer, and entry level network administrator, network engineer, and applications support analyst roles.

Programme structure

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

501.502 IT and Team Communication (15 credits)

502.521 Fundamentals of Software Development (15 credits)

561.590 Business Information Systems (15 credits)

564.532 Introduction to Databases (15 credits)

565.586 Computer Architecture (15 credits)

565.587 Computer Networks (15 credits)

565.588 IT Support and Services (15 credits)

565.589 Fundamentals of System Administration (15 credits)

Further training or study

New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6)
Bachelor of Digital Technologies (Level 7) Majors in Networking, Software and Web Development and Data Analytics

Which department am I in?

School of Digital Technologies

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
NZ$23,000.00 (US$ 14,016) 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

Students need to have a High School Graduation Diploma. Students must have successfully completed the year 12(NCEA Level 2) or equivalent. 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 are required to complete Year 12 or equivalent of secondary school.

Entry requirements vary from country to country.

IELTS test: Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT): Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE); TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge English Examinations: B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skill; OET at Grade C in all sub-tests; Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36.

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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