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Bachelor of Information Technology

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

Subject area

Computer Science

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Entry requirements

Academic Entry Requirements: University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include: 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects as well as ? Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and ? Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR A qualification on the NZQF at Level 4 or above in a related discipline OR A qualification or examination recognised as being equivalent to achievement of NCEA Level 3 (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination) *NZQA approved subjects: see https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications standards/awards/university-entrance/ Alternative Requirements: Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate) English language requirements: If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: ? IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in each band), Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

A professional degree to prepare graduates for a range of information technology related jobs. The programme focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of computers and their application in business and industry and provides entry to postgraduate study.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:

$53,000

Median earnings one year after study

$60,000

Median earnings two years after study

$76,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

83%

Employment rate two years after study

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

Website:

https://www.gcsb.govt.nz/working-for-us/gcsb-women-in-stem-scholarship/

Value:

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

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$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

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

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Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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