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Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies

Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies

  • ID:CPIT640076
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$22,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$22,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
Estimated Total/program:
$39,100.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree that includes an IT component (minimum 120 credits/points) gained within the last five years (excluding Ara's BICT).
  • If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

OR

  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 6.0 academic: speaking 5.5, reading 5.5, writing 5.5, listening 5.5.

Course Information

Complement your existing degree and open doors to working in innovative ICT settings.

Our full time one year graduate diploma is designed to meet the needs of graduates from a variety of disciplines who do not possess the specific skills necessary to work in ICT industries, but who have already demonstrated the ability to perform at a significant academic level.

This programme offers courses from a wide range of ICT related disciplines including analysis, design, development, implementation and maintenance of business information systems.
You are able to specialise in information systems, web or software development or network administration. Each student will follow a study path that takes into account their prior knowledge and the ICT area they wish to specialize in.
For some students completing the Graduate Diploma over 18 months is recommended.

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Pathway Courses

  • You may choose to further your study in a number of areas utilising your newfound ICT skills.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • With this qualification, jobs in software development, database development, interactive media, enterprise application development, website development, data communications and networking, or computing management are possible depending on the study path you followed.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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