New Zealand Diploma in Software Development from Techtorium New Zealand Institute of Information Technology
Techtorium New Zealand Institute of Information Technology
Computer Applications and Programming
There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification
Learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.
- NCEA Level 2 or 3 with appropriate credits in mathematics and digital technologies subjects
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) [Ref: 2594]
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5) [Ref: 2595]
- New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5) [Ref: 2598]
International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study. Details of English language entry requirements are contained in the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Appendix 2). E.g. IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5; or the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) [Ref: 1884].
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with graduates who have attained a range of Information Technology (IT) knowledge, specialist practices and technical skills in software development. It will prepare people for employment in an entry-level developer or tester role in a range of organisational contexts, or to proceed to further study.
The qualification is designed for people seeking to focus on one or more application domains, such as general Application Development, Web Development, Games Development, and Mobile Applications Development.
Graduates will be capable of operating within applicable professional standards and practice both as part of a team and independently under broad supervision. They will contribute to software development in Aotearoa New Zealand, and be internationally relevant.
Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having graduates with programming skills including software design, coding, and testing, in all sectors of the economy and society.
Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:
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Examples of related scholarships
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships
$5,000 per annum
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.
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Key Information for Students
Minimum requirements: * There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification; * Learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience. * NCEA Level 2 or 3 with appropriate credits in mathematics and digital technologies subjects * New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) * New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5) * New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)
Detailed requirements: See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
|Student fees (what you pay)||N/A||N/A|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||N/A||N/A|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
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National Graduate Outcomes
Students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, after three years:
|Earnings range||$29,370 - $48,822|
|In further study||28%|
|On a benefit||6%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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 to help in your decision-making.