Northland Polytechnic Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Operating Systems

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Entry requirements

The following entry criteria apply: Applicants must have already completed a 3 year degree or equivalent international qualification. Applicants from industry who can demonstrate significant work and professional experience, sufficient to enter

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will demonstrate competence in areas of technical specialism; engage in self-directed learning and advanced study; demonstrate intellectual independence and analytic rigour; and the ability to understand and evaluate new knowledge and ideas. In particular, they will be able to evaluate, implement and manage IT projects, understanding what can and cannot be done with the latest technology. They will also be able to communicate business requirements as well as complex technical concepts, and thereby add value to the organisation.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556

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