Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Gain an edge for your career. Develop advanced knowledge in specialist areas. Work effectively in a team environment. Take on leadership roles.

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What you will learn

  • Gain specialist knowledge in a chosen research area
  • Learn effective project management
  • Elective options include:
  • Cyber ethics
  • Multimedia application development
  • Network security and forensics
  • Information management
  • Cryptography
  • Information assurance
  • Network fundamentals

Career options

  • Project Manager
  • Security Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Network Manager
  • IT Systems Analyst
  • 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

  • A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in Information Technology or related subject with at least a B grade average at Level 7 or 8.
  • Or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

20+

  • A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in Information Technology or related subject with at least a B grade average at Level 7 or 8.
  • Or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

International

  • A bachelor's degree or postgraduate qualification in Information Technology or related subject with at least a B grade average at Level 7 or 8.
  • Or have the acquired skills and knowledge through relevant work or professional experience.

International students - minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent.

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $7,984

    For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

  • 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: $21,200

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

    For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

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:
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology
Programme code:
HV4555