Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology
Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as EIT
Information Technology not elsewhere classified
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The academic entry requirement for the Post Graduate Certificate in Information Technology is one of the following: * an NZQF-listed undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology, Computing or similar; or * an undergraduate degree in a related field with a minimum of the equivalent to a B average (as per the EIT-specified 11-point achievement-based grading system), subject to assessment by the programme coordinator; or * at the Dean's discretion, where an applicant's situation is compelling but not covered by the requirements listed above. All applicants must demonstrate an acceptable level of English language fluency prior to acceptance in the programme. For international students, ways in which English language fluency may be demonstrated include the following: * successful study of a programme in which English was the language of instruction (subject to the conditions in EIT's Database for English Language Proficiency (DELP)) * completion of a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 5 with any endorsement) * IELTS Academic score of 6.5, with no band score lower than 6, achieved in a single test within the two years preceding enrolment * accepted international equivalents to the above IELTS scores, achieved in a single test within the two years preceding enrolment (see equivalency tables in the DELP). An international student must be in possession of an appropriate visa for the duration of the duration of the programme.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The focus is on both theoretical knowledge, and an understanding of the application of that knowledge in professional information technology practice. * It is designed to develop knowledge and skills in professional information technology practice, building on those attained in undergraduate study in the computing field. * It enables student to make a solid start in higher level, constructive and functional applications of information technology knowledge and skills. * It encourages flexibility, acknowledging the diversity of information technology environments and the diversity in learner interest and needs.
What graduates earn
Graduates who studied Other Information Technology at this level can earn:
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Data as at November 2021
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