Graduate Certificate 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 IT industry as a Systems or Network Administrator. 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

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Information Technology at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rebecca L. Lynch Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Graduate Women North Shore Charitable Trust - RLL Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee


Non-resident tuition fees, registration fees, and room and board are covered by the scholarship.

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401

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