Bachelor of Information Technology

Auckland Institute of Studies

Subject area

Information Systems not elsewhere classified



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) provides students with a solid broad grounding in the fundamentals of information technology and its applications in the business environment, including systems development, requirements analysis and project management. Graduates will have specialist knowledge in at least one of the following four specialisations: Software Development, Networks and Security, and Information Systems.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A candidate for admission to the first year of this programme of study shall: - have a minimum of 14 NCEA credits in each of three subjects at Level 3, including a minimum of 9 credits in mathematics, and a minimum of 14 numeracy credits at Level 1 or higher, and a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 2 or higher; or - have successfully undertaken tertiary study, including mathematics at a level equivalent to 9 credits at Level 3; or - have successfully completed the requirements for a local or national Level 4 qualification in Computing; or - hold an equivalent overseas qualification; and - have attained the age of 17 years; and - have an English level equivalent to IELTS (Academic) 6.0 (with no band less than 5.5) / TOEFL iBT 60 (with a writing score of 18) / PToE academic score of 50 with no band lower than 42 / NZCEL (Academic) (Level 4) / AIS Test of English Proficiency (TEP) 52/80 (with no band less than 12) (eligible students only); or - gain approval under Admission Regulation 1.3: Special Admission.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,177 $18,530
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,031 $30,093
Total $16,208 $48,623

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Student Success


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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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 788 392
Phone: (09) 815 1717
Fax: (09) 815 1802

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