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Bachelor of Information Technology

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as WelTec

Subject area

Computer Applications and Programming

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Achieved university entrance or equivalent IELTS 6.0 or proficiency in English Special entry is available

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Provide a solid foundation of knowledge and capabilities suitable for a range of careers involving information technology educate students to behave responsibly and ethically in an information technology environment encourage students to see learning and the constant updating of knowledge as required professional behaviours promote critical thinking and develop the powers of reasoning, expression, practical application and independent thought in individual students and to encourage them to apply these skills in an integrated way throughout the programme evolve dynamically with the introduction of new technology and/or changes in the industry promote a wider understanding and appreciation of attitudes, modes of thought and disciplines other than the student's own offer in-depth study of chosen areas, which reflect the diversity of knowledge requirements and career options stimulate students to develop an inquiring, analytical approach to problems and issues and to encourage independent judgement and critical thinking set a high standard for entry into the New Zealand information technology profession. develop high levels of independence in learning integrate learning in speciality fields in a critical manner

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community



The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

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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

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.


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