Technology is constantly changing the way we live, and IT professionals such as programmers, security specialists, and administrators are in high demand.  New Zealand tertiary education providers offer a range of IT programmes which include development with employers – students will learn relevant skills covering the latest developments in the industry. •A focus on practical application – students won’t just learn the theory; they’ll learn how to apply because that’s what they’ll be doing in the workplace. •Building on each other – making it easy for students to transfer between programmes as they go.The following  New Zealand qualifications in the field of Information Technology and Computing are popular to international students who are already IT professionals in their respective  home countries or are high school graduates who would like to become IT professionals.

 

of New Zealand Qualification NZQF
Level
Study
Duration
Minimum Entry Requirements Estimated
Tuition Fee
Bachelor of Applied Information Technology 6 3 years IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall.
At least high school graduate or with relevant work experience.
From NZ$19,000/year
Graduate Diploma in Information Technology 6 2 years •IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall.
•At least high school graduate or with relevant work experience.
From NZ$20,000/year
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology 6 2 years •IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall.
•At least high school graduate or with relevant work experience.
From NZ$22,000/year
Master of Information Technology 7 3 years •IELTS score of at least 6.0 overall.
•At least high school graduate or with relevant work experience.
From NZ$23,000/year