Graduate Diploma in Information Technology - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Qualification
Postgraduate Diploma
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
February July
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 4,611
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 13,993

Entry Requirements

  • You must have an undergraduate qualification in computing or a related discipline OR a degree-equivalent qualification supported by practical, professional or scholarly experience.
  • International students must hold a recognised bachelor's degree in computing or a related discipline OR an equivalent qualification supported by practical, professional or scholarly experience.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: overall band score of 6.0 (with no band score less than 6.0).

Curriculum

Year 1:

  • Professional Practice for Information Technology
  • Introduction to Systems Analysis
  • Programming 1
  • Programming 2
  • Web 1 - Technology and Development
  • Introduction to Networks
  • PC Maintenance
  • Maths for IT

Year 2:

  • Professional Practice 2: Management Communications for the IT Professional
  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management: Managing Projects in the IT Industry
  • Designing Online IT Learning
  • Databases 2
  • Programming 3
  • Web 2 – Programming
  • Intro to C++: Games Programming
  • Multimedia Development
  • Networks 2: Routing
  • LAN Switching and Wireless
  • Accessing the WAN
  • Operating Systems Concepts
  • Linux Operating Systems
  • Security
  • Embedded Systems
  • Automation and Robots
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Entrepreneurship

Year 3:

  • Project 1
  • Project 2
  • Professional Practice 3: Organisational Communications for IT Professionals
  • Developing Flexible IT Courses
  • Databases 3
  • OO Systems Development
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Web 3 - Enterprise Development
  • Computer Human Interaction
  • Networks 3
  • Virtualisation
  • Systems Administration

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