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Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7)

Key information

Level of study:
Tuition fees:
60 credit hours
Start date: Expected November-2022
Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
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The fully online Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7) will provide you with the opportunity to develop and/or broaden your expertise in IT by studying a field suited to your current experience and/or qualifications.

Graduate profile

When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:

  • implement appropriate software application-based information technology solutions to address identified workplace requirements;
  • operate knowledgeably, productively and profession ally to produce specified outcomes in a rapidly changing information technology environment.

Areas you can study include:

  • Computer Programming
  • Web Development
  • Web Programming
  • Interaction Design
  • Web Technologies
  • Advanced Database
  • Current and Emerging Technologies
  • Software Engineering

Career Opportunities

The Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7) will provide you with a range of IT specialist skills and practices in a chosen specialist field. If currently employed, you will gain valuable opportunities to incorporate work-related learning that may build on an existing role or equip you for new responsibilities.

Qualification structure

Students are required to complete 60 credits, with a minimum of 40 credits at Level 7.

You can study this programme part-time if you’re an international student living in New Zealand or overseas. If you’re living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.

Entry criteria

To enter this programme you need to have a Bachelor degree, or equivalent. If you have completed the Bachelor of Information Technology with Open Polytechnic you are unable to enrol in this programme.

IELTS test – an Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5.
Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 First, or B2 First for Schools, or C1 Advanced, or C2 Proficiency with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill.


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