The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology enables students who have completed a computing bachelor degree to achieve a postgraduate level qualification in information technology. Students who have completed a degree level qualification in a related area (e.g. Business, Visual Arts, and Science) and have appropriate IT work experience in a junior/middle management position, or tertiary graduates who have appropriate work experience in a middle/senior management position, and wish to improve their skills and gain a higher level qualification may also apply.

Graduates will have an understanding of the broad conceptual and theoretical elements involved in the information and communications technology area. These areas include:

  • A sound knowledge of the information technology environment and its effective management.
  • The ability to analyse the needs of business and make recommendations for IT services and systems.
  • The ability to advise on, develop and implement innovations leading to a more efficient use of resources within a dynamic information technology environment.
  • The ability to relate to and communicate effectively with personnel and clients having diverse backgrounds.
  • The motivation for continued learning and self-development to cope effectively with change.
  • An understanding of the legal, regulatory and ethical frameworks of the IT sector.

Course Level

Course Level Postgraduate Diploma
Study Type Full Time
Region Auckland
Duration 1 year
Intakes 16 March, 17 August
Tuition Fee 18,800
Registration Fee 260


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