Graduate Diploma in Information Assurance and Security (Level 7)

Wellington Institute of Technology Limited

Subject area

Security Science

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Entry requirements

Academic: A degree in Computer Science or in Information Technology, preferably in the IT . English Language: An overall band score of 6.0 IELTS or TOEFL, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to: * Discuss the role of information security with relation to modern organizational functions. * Examine implementation of information security programmes and make recommendations for improvement and maintenance * Design, plan, organise and implement information security programmes in an organization * Effectively plan for future information security implementations * Conduct risk management assessments including business impact analysis * Evaluate the controls needed to protect information within the organization to include policy, education and awareness, and technology * Prevent, detect, and react to threats to information security in the organization * Evaluate and apply current cryptography and security techniques within the IT business and personal environments * Acquire data in a forensically sound manner as part of a "first response" Incident Response Planning * Conduct security tests against networks * Understand contemporary business and security needs in the context of security testing.

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

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 each.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

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