Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
If you have completed the Bachelor of Information Technology with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.
To enrol in this programme you need to have a Bachelor degree; or have successfully completed the Open Polytechnic Graduate Certificate in Information Technology; or have an equivalent qualification.
English language requirements
International students must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.
Domestic students for whom English or Māori is not their first language must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.
If you have successfully completed the Open Polytechnic Graduate Certificate in Information Technology you may transfer three courses (60 credits) to this programme.
Credit recognition may not exceed two thirds of the programme. Cross credit to Level 7 courses will not normally be awarded.
International students and domestic students living overseas
You can study this programme part-time if you're an international student living in New Zealand or overseas. If you're living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.
You can also study this programme if you're a New Zealand citizen living overseas.
Computer and internet requirements
This programme is delivered online. To complete this programme you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.