Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Whitecliffe College

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified



1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The strategic purpose of this Postgraduate Diploma is to provide the New Zealand industry with IT experts who are innovative and can design novel solutions, focused on emerging technologies and to fill the skill gaps in IT specialised areas relating to the fields of cyber security, ubiquitous computing, data analysis and machine learning.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: 13.2 Academic 1. A recognised bachelor's degree in information technology or a related discipline with a 'B-' or higher average OR 2. Bachelor's Degree Honours in Information Technology or a related discipline OR 3. Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Information Technology or related field Special consideration may be offered for admission by the Deputy Chief Executive Academic based on evidence of academic capability and work experience.

Detailed requirements

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


1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,020 $8,020
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$13,440 $13,440
Total $21,460 $21,460

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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

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

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