Master of Software Development

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified

Duration

1.5

1.5 Years

Total student fees

$13,536

over 1.5 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have the technical knowledge and skills to develop practical software systems, be able to independently learn and use new software technologies and tools, and have the professional and enterprise skills necessary for working effectively in ICT organisations. The MSwDev is intended to lead to working as a professional in the IT industry, but graduates seeking further qualifications could progress to a research-based master's degree. Graduates will be able to work as programmers/software developers or closely related positions in the IT industry.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A bachelor s degree with an average grade of B or better in a discipline other than software development, computer science, or related subject, and a basic level of programming skill.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1.5 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$9,024 $13,536
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,205 $10,807
Total $16,229 $24,343

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $68,130
Earnings range $60,686 - $82,334
In employment 73%
In further study 18%
On a benefit N/A

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology and Engineering

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 each

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The Keystone Waide Construction Scholarship

Provided by:

The Keystone New Zealand Property Education Trust - Marketing & Events Coordinator

Website:

http://www.keystonetrust.org.nz

Value:

$5,000 Per annum

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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.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 842 864
Phone: (04) 472 1000
Fax: (04) 499 4601
Email: info-desk@vuw.ac.nz
Web: http://www.vuw.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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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