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Graduate Diploma in Information and Communications Technology

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

Subject area

Information Systems not elsewhere classified

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

A Bachelor degree, or higher, from a New Zealand University, Polytechnic or NZQA Approved Provider. International student with a Bachelor degree, or higher, from an accredited international provider.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Information Systems at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

Not Available

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand



$1,000 each.

Read more

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

Phone: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023

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


NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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