Master of Information Technology

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The qualification enables students to gain recognised skills and knowledge in the area of Information Technology whilst working or preparing to work in the industry. Students have an opportunity to enrol in elective courses that allow them to apply learned skills to real-life examples, projects and scenarios and to engage directly with industry. The qualification provides employers with resilient, ethical, self-managing, culturally and emotionally intelligent employees, with sound social and communication skills. Graduates can use their enhanced knowledge, skills and capabilities to obtain employment in positions of responsibility that relate to the electives they choose, and/or to proceed to further studies, such as a doctorate degree.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Degree or equivalent in Information Technology or related subject, with at least B average at L7, and relevant work or professional experience (International: IELTS 6.5 with no band lower than 6.0, or equivalent)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,074 $12,111
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$12,243 $18,365
Total $20,317 $30,476

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club



Determined by the Trustees

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First Foundation Scholarship

Provided by:

First Foundation - Student Programme Manager




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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

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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