Graduate Diploma in Information Assurance and Security

Gain a comprehensive understanding of information security and maintenance. Learn how to integrate security policy, practices and technologies into operational structures. Explore the principles of survivability and information assurance.

What you will learn

  • Understand information security and assurance within an enterprise system
  • Recognise and assess cyber threats
  • Learn how to carry out incident response and digital forensic activities
  • Learn the design requirements of secure systems
  • Gain technical skills to conduct security tests against networks
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Programme structure

Gain an overview of information assurance, digital security, computer crime and response with your compulsory courses.

Career options

  • Digital Forensic Investigator
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Security Testing

Upcoming start dates

  • 6 March 2017
  • 17 July 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

Degree in computer science or IT, or equivalent, preferably with networking or relevant experience. 

20+

Degree in computer science or IT, or equivalent, preferably with networking or relevant experience. 

International

Degree in computer science or IT, or equivalent, preferably with networking or relevant experience. 

International students – minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $6,120

    For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

  • Course related costs: $20

    CITRENZ fee

  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $17,500

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

    For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

  • Course related costs: $20

    CITRENZ fee

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Business and Information Technology
Offered by:
Te Kete Hangarau o te Pākihi me te Aronui
Formal programme title:
Graduate Diploma in Information Assurance and Security (Level 7)
Programme code:
HV4378