Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Informatics

Te Pukenga Trading As Waikato Institute of Technology

Subject area

Information Systems not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Admission and Entry 1.1 General Academic Admission a) Candidates are required to have gained: i) a degree (or equivalent) that incorporates applied information technology studies; or ii) any other degree (or equivalent) and at least two years' experience of designing and/or developing and/or customising an information system in a business context (including the education, health, government and not-for-profit sectors). 1.2 Special Admission Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for Special Admission. Special Admission will be granted at the discretion of the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee. Such applicants may be required to successfully complete a foundation, bridging or tertiary introductory programme as a condition of entry into higher level programmes. 1.3 Provisional Entry Domestic applicants aged under 20 years who have not met the general academic admission and entry criteria for a programme but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work or life experience may be eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee. Provisional entry places restrictions on re-enrolment to be lifted if the applicant's performance is deemed satisfactory by the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee. 1.4 English Language Requirements Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.5, with no individual band score lower than 6.0; or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Informatics is an interdisciplinary qualification in an emerging field. It aims to produce graduates who will contribute to society and are capable of applying Informatics knowledge and solving problems using high level thinking skills in context

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Information Systems at this level can earn:

$62,000

Median earnings one year after study

$68,000

Median earnings two years after study

$82,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

86%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Provided by:

Quota International of Auckland Inc.

Website:

http://www.quotanz.org

Value:

Maximum value of $5,000

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Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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