Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology
Universal College of Learning (UCOL)
Information Systems not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Level 7 is structured to provide students with advanced ICT skills ready for immediate application in industry. The programme provides students with focused instruction in either Software Development or Computer Networking, as well as covering core aspects of professionalism relating to the ICT industry. Graduates will be prepared for immediate employability in their chosen field of ICT, or enrolment in further education.
Key Information for Students
Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree, or higher qualification in an Information and Communications Technology ICT related discipline from a New Zealand University, Polytechnic or NZQA Approved Provider Or Graduate equivalency for those who can demonstrate appropriate practical, professional or educational experience in ICT. Those entering with a bachelor degree, or higher qualification, will be required to present either an original or certificate copy of their academic transcript issued by the awarding institute. International students must hold a Bachelor degree, or higher qualification in an ICT related discipline from an accredited international provider and IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent. In addition to this international applications under the age of 20 must have NCEA equivalency.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Lower Hutt Suffrage Centennial Scholarship Fund
SHE Trust - Suffrage Hutt Education - Hutt City Council
The John Burns Award for Courage and Perseverance
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.