Postgraduate Certificate in Software Development

Victoria University of Wellington

Subject area

Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A bachelors 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.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have some of the technical knowledge and skills to develop practical software systems, using a range of software technologies and tools. Graduates will be able to assist programmers/software developers. Some graduates may continue to the Postgraduate Diploma in Software Development (VI002L) or the Master of Software Development (VI002A). The PGCertSwDev also acts as an exit qualification from these.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:

$62,000

Median earnings one year after study

$69,000

Median earnings two years after study

$86,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

87%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

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

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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

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Sources

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