New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems

New Zealand School of Education Limited

Subject area

Information Systems

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have attained a range of specialist professional and technical Information Systems (IS) skills. It will prepare people for employment in an intermediate level IS role in a range of organisational contexts, or for further study.

The qualification provides an opportunity for people wanting to broaden their skills and knowledge in IS, which may include people already working in the IT sector, as well as others wishing to enter it. Graduates will be capable of operating both independently and as part of a team.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT professionals who are experienced and qualified in specific contexts within IS.

This qualification is stranded in order to recognise the specific technical and theoretical skills and knowledge required to specialise in one of the following areas of IS practice.
* Business Analysis strand, which focuses on business analysis and managing software development processes.
* User Experience strand, which focuses on human computer interaction (HCI).
* IT Project Management strand, which focuses on the tools and techniques used in IT project management.
* Information Systems Innovation strand, which focuses on innovation to address organisational needs and opportunities.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Higher secondary qualification (yr 12) from NZ or overseas equivalent or suitable industry experience or pass in NZSE pre-enrolment test. Must have basic computer literacy and access to PC for off-campus learning. Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent for international students.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $39,579
Earnings range $29,501 - $48,603
In employment 59%
In further study 29%
On a benefit 7%

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

TMI Educational Scholarships

Provided by:

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit

Website:

http://www.tmi.maori.nz/Scholarships.aspx

Value:

$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.

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Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/katesheppardawar/

Value:

$2,500

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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: (09) 827 6100
Fax: (09) 827 2660
Email: nzqa@nzse.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nzse.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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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