Postgraduate Diploma in Software Development

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified

Duration

1

1 Year

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have technical knowledge and skills in developing software systems, be able to learn and use new software technologies and tools, and be aware of issues and responsibilities when working as professionals in ICT organisations. Graduates will be able to work as programmers/software developers or closely related positions in the IT industry. Some graduates may continue to the Master of Software Development (VI002A). The PGDipSwDev also acts as an exit qualification from the MSwDev.

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 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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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 $60,575
Earnings range $53,858 - $71,066
In employment 73%
In further study 20%
On a benefit 0%

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Scholarship information

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Value:

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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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