Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Technologies


Subject area

Information Systems not elsewhere classified


17 Weeks

Total student fees


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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:
* Apply advanced technical and theoretical knowledge to analyse real-world complex problems.
* Are able to create a range of effective digital solutions inside chosen fields (such as data analytics or cyber security or software development) and provide insightful interpretations of solution outputs.
* Embody the skills, knowledge and attributes of a specialist contributing to the chosen applied profession, including ethical conduct.
* Have direct impact on performance of digital solutions to enhance output in the real-world scenario, including managing their own and others' learning.
* Independently develop and apply highly specialised new skills to emerging problems
* Have critical awareness of the issues in the field of practice enhance career progression/professional development, as well as contributing to the chosen special field, e.g. data analytics/cyber security/software development

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Candidates must meet the general, special or discretionary admission requirements, and meet the English Language entry requirements. Go to for details

Detailed requirements

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


17 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,488 $3,488
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,583 $6,583
Total $10,071 $10,071

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

Student Success


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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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