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Postgraduate Certificate in IT Security Management

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as NMIT

Subject area

Information Systems not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have:
An undergraduate degree in any discipline related to IT, computer science, or information systems from a New Zealand tertiary institution accredited to offer those qualifications at that level, or a degree in one of these disciplines from a foreign tertiary institution deemed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to be of equivalent standing.

All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English must have:
An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each band) issued within the last two years, or equivalent.

In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the academic requirements may be granted entry to the Programme. They must supply evidence (e.g. professional certifications and relevant work experience documents) to satisfy the HOD or a delegate of their ability to succeed on the Postgraduate Diploma in IT Security Management Programme.

It is recommended that students will have experience working in an IT-related position

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will best suit domestic students that are presently employed full-time in an IT role and wish to gain knowledge in the technical aspects of IT security management. Graduates will gain knowledge of, and experience in, ethical hacking and incident handling methodologies, and the design and implementation of IT asset auditing techniques and processes in an organisation relevant for normal operations and during projects.

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

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

Read more

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 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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