Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

You'll focus on an applied project. Develop specialist skills. Options include project management. Software development. Testing. Database systems. Networking. Programming. Information assurance. Security.

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What you will learn

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of information security
  • Develop and test software
  • Learn about systems engineering
  • Understand database design and implementation
  • Learn about human computer interaction
  • Manage information systems
  • Gain skills in software development (Java)
  • Apply techniques and technology to complete an applied project
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Programme structure

Plan and manage your own project for your compulsory courses. You'll also choose six electives (from a total of 10) to really specialise in an IT area. 

Learn more about individual courses we offer. Then complete the course selection sheet.

It doesn’t matter if you’re stuck on a concept or even if you think you’re doing well, it’s always good to get another perspective.
Mervyn
Mervyn, Learning Advisor

Career options

  • Project Manager
  • IT Business Analyst
  • IT Security Consultant
  • Database Manager

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT
  • Or equivalent professional or educational experience in the IT industry

20+

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT
  • Or equivalent professional or educational experience in the IT industry

International

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or IT
  • Or equivalent professional or educational experience in the IT industry

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 Technology (Level 7)
Programme code:
HV4437
It doesn’t matter if you’re stuck on a concept or even if you think you’re doing well, it’s always good to get another perspective.
Mervyn
Mervyn, Learning Advisor