Bachelor of Information Technology

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Limited

Subject area

Systems Analysis and Design



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 prepares graduates for employment, having gained a good grasp of the fundamental principles and theory of Information Technology, a familiarity with information technologies commonly used in organisations, and the ability to learn new skills in a rapidly changing environment. The qualification provides graduates with the academic base required for further study and the ability to pursue a professional career in the Information Technology industry. The capstone project undertaken by students in their third year of study provides them with the practical industry-based experience of working in a team to produce an Information Technology solution.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Whitireia degree entry requirements: OR transition course from Diploma in ICT (Level 6) or evidence of equivalent skills based on interview (International: IELTS 6.0).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,616 $19,848
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,803 $29,409
Total $16,419 $49,257

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

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:

Median earnings $54,654
Earnings range $43,835 - $64,561
In employment 85%
In further study 11%
On a benefit 1%

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101

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Where does this information come from?

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.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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