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Bachelor of Information Technology

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to undertake degree level study, including appropriate knowledge and skills in the areas of written communication and mathematics by having achieved university entrance or a NZ or overseas qualification assessed to be equivalent to the above by the Programme Leader or passes in other certificate/diploma qualifications or courses as considered appropriate by the programme leader. Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be eligible for admission with the approval of the programme leader. Domestic Language Entry Requirements: If English or Māori is not the applicant's first language, candidates will need a minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (Academic) with no band score less than 5.5, or equivalent. International English Language Entry Requirements: International applicants will need an IELTS Academic score of 6.0, with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To equip Learners with a recognised, flexible and applied IT qualification using a selection of practical core and elective courses. These courses are strongly demanded by industry so that graduates are technically knowledgeable and skilled for a range of IT-related positions or for further study at postgraduate level.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Information Technology at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

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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) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308

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