New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems

AGI Education Limited

Subject area

Information Systems

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Learners enrolling are recommended to hold the New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5) [Ref: 2597], or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.

International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study. Details of English language entry requirements are contained in the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Appendix 2). E.g. IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5; or the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) [Ref: 1884].

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Information Systems at this level can earn:

$31,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$44,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

40%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Tū i te ora scholarship

Provided by:

Northland Regional Council

Website:

https://www.nrc.govt.nz/your-council/work-with-us/funding-and-awards/

Value:

$3000

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Rural Women New Zealand Education Fund

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

Up to $500.00

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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) 3796628
Fax: (09) 309 1189
Email: info@agi.ac.nz
Web: http://www.agi.ac.nz

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

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