Duration
2 years
Intakes
Feb Jul
Study mode
Full-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
 
Foreign students
USD 27,216
NZD 40,780
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Diploma in Applied Computer Systems Engineering helps you advance your knowledge of network operating systems and exchange servers, and gain skills that are in high demand in the computer industry. Learn how to design IT networks, configure servers and solve problems in a network environment. Highlights include:

  • A great preparation for Microsoft, Cisco and Private Cloud Configuration certification examinations.
  • Comprehensive, hands-on training for IT professionals responsible for the planning, implementation, management and support of computer operating systems.
  • Microsoft-certified lecturers.
  • Access to Unitec's fully equipped computer laboratories.
  • Courses are offered on weekends, with tutorials one evening per week.

Entry Requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree in the same or similar discipline, with merit achievement, deemed to be an average grade of B- or higher in all level 7 courses; OR
  • A professional qualification in a relevant discipline, recognised as being equivalent to merit achievement in a bachelor degree.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 8 credits at NCEA Level 2 in English (4 in Reading, 4 in Writing).
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language
    • Completion of one of the following qualifications:
      • NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Academic Level 5
      • Graduate Certificate in English as an Additional Language (Unitec Qualification)
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 6.5 with a no band score lower than 6;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of  590 (plus essay TWE of 5.5) OR an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) score of 79 (plus writing score of 21);
    • Level C1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a pass at Grade A OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 58 or higher OR Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a score of 45 or higher  under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 58;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) C1 Expert with a score of 42.