Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

Whitecliffe College

Subject area

Formal Language Theory



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the BAppIT programme is to prepare industry ready graduates who are specialists in their chosen field of Network Engineering and Security or Software and Web Development. They will bring advanced skills, specialist knowledge and be solution focused. This degree provides the pathway for industry certification, professional recognition and/or further academic achievement.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to undertake degree level study, including appropriate knowledge and skills in the areas of written communication and mathematics, by having achieved: * University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 or above and 20 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above, including: * NCEA Level 3; 14 credits each in three approved subjects and * UE Literacy (NCEA Level 2 or above; 10 credits with 5 credits each in reading and writing) and * UE Numeracy (NCEA Level 1 or above; 10 credits) OR * A relevant qualification at Level 3 on the NZQF or above and the equivalent of UE Literacy and Numeracy OR * New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) OR * A New Zealand or overseas qualification assessed to be equivalent to the above by the Programme Director OR * Passes in other certificate/diploma qualifications or courses as considered appropriate by the Programme Director. International students enrolling will need to demonstrate English language competency at an IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent. Applicants for the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology are required to attend an interview.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,438 $19,314
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,821 $29,462
Total $16,259 $48,776

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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 $54,472
Earnings range $45,540 - $65,110
In employment 81%
In further study 9%
On a benefit 3%

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Scholarship information

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (9) 309 5970
Fax: (09) 302 2957

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Where does this information come from?

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The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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

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