Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
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.
Study type Trimester
Cost$4,516 NZ Domestic
Not including any course materials or external exam fees.
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
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