Bachelor of Information Technology


Subject area

Computer Applications and Programming



3 Years

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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

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic The minimum requirements for admission to the programme are: NCEA Level 3, including: Minimum of 14 credits at Level 3 or higher in three approved subjects(as specified on the NZQA list) Literacy - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing(from NZQA List) Numeracy - 10 credits at Level 1 or above(from NZQA List) Or Equivalent personal, practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind Or Students who have successfully passed the Certificate in Interactive Computing (Level 4) with A Pass, Diploma in Computer Servicing (Level 5) with B or equivalent academic qualifications are eligible for direct entry to Level 5. English Language (for international students) A minimum IELTS (Academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent Or Achieved the academic entry requirement in New Zealand Or At an institution where English was the language of instruction and assessment. Other Applicants aged 20 or over with appropriate life or work experience are welcome to apply.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (0800) 944 847
Fax: (04) 920 2401

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