Graduate Certificate in Information Technology

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

An Undergraduate Degree (with the exception of the Open Polytechnic's Bachelor of Information Technology), or equivalent. If English is the not the applicant's first language, candidates will need an IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Students without prior IT knowledge, qualifications or experience may be required to complete other courses prior to enrolling in the Graduate Certificate.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this qualification is to allow students to develop and/or broaden their expertise in IT by studying a field suited to their current experience and/or qualifications. The qualification is designed on an individual basis allowing students to select courses to suit their specific needs, interests, and professional development goals.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Information Technology at this level can earn:

$46,000

Median earnings one year after study

$49,000

Median earnings two years after study

$61,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

87%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Open Polytechnic Students Disability Study Award

Provided by:

Open Polytechnic of NZ - The Learning Centre Te Wahanga Whakapakari Ako

Website:

http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Value:

Up to $1,000.00

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Shona Butterfield Scholarship

Provided by:

Open Polytechnic of NZ - Team Leader Services

Website:

https://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz/study-with-us/fees-and-funding/scholarships-awards-and-financial-assistance/

Value:

Up to $5,000

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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
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

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