Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

OP7096

This programme is delivered fully online. Watch our video to see what online study with Open Polytechnic is like.

The fully online Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (Level 7) will provide students with the opportunity to develop and/or broaden their expertise in IT by studying a field suited to their current experience and/or qualifications.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    120
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    Study type Trimester
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    Cost
    $4,516 NZ Domestic

    Not including any course materials or external exam fees.

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    Student loan

All you need to get started is an undergraduate degree*, or have successfully completed our Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7). You will study a number of courses to complete 120 credits required for the qualification from a variety of options to suit your career goals or interests.

*If you have completed the Bachelor of Information Technology with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.

Areas you can study include:

  • Computer Programming
  • Web Development
  • Web Programming
  • Interaction Design
  • Web Technologies
  • Advanced Database
  • Current and Emerging Technologies
  • Software Engineering

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (Level 7) will provide you with a range of IT specialist skills and practices in a chosen specialist field.  If currently employed, you will gain valuable opportunities to incorporate work-related learning that may build on an existing role or equip for new responsibilities.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate key information technology concepts and techniques to help resolve information technology-related problems in a range of contexts
  • Plan, develop, implement, and manage information technology systems to meet specific market or organisational needs
  • Operate knowledgeably, productively and professionally to produce specified outcomes in a rapidly changing information technology environment
  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    120
  •  
    Study type Trimester
  •  
    Cost
    $4,516 NZ Domestic

    Not including any course materials or external exam fees.

  •  
    Student loan