Bachelor of Information Technology


Subject area

Computer Science



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 is a three year degree programme which provides students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills appropriate for employment in a wide and growing number of information technology related careers.
The programme has as its core the following compulsory subjects: academic writing skills, programming fundamentals, computer networks, software development and design, systems analysis and design, project management and project development.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Application and selection criteria for the Bachelor of Information Technology are as follows Application By Academic Qualification School Leavers. University Entrance NCEA Level 3 Three subjects at Level 3 or above made up of the following. 14 credits each, in three approved subjects Literacy, 10 credits at Level 2 or above made up of. 5 credits in reading 5 credits in writing Numeracy, 10 credits at Level 1 or above made up of. achievement standards specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects or unit standards package of three numeracy unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627. All three required. Application By Mature Entry ( 20 years of age and above) Applicants in this category will have achieved the age of twenty by March 1 of the first year of enrolment in the programme, and have provided evidence of relevant prior learning and experience. .For example, successful completion of a programme of study at level 3 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the IT related sector for 2 or more years. Special Application Applicants who have successfully completed courses from any equivalent level programmes may be admitted to the Bachelor of Information Technology programme through cross credit processes. Applicants who have relevant experience in the information technology industry may seek admission to the Bachelor of Information Technology programme through a Recognition of Prior Learning process. Their experience will be taken into account for the purpose of admission. Where such applicants gain admission, credit may be given for experience relevant to the learning outcomes of particular modules.

Detailed requirements

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3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,887 $23,660
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$10,384 $31,151
Total $18,270 $54,811

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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:

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Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977

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