Otago Polytechnic

Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Dunedin
  • 3 years full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Develop high-level technical and problem-solving skills and a solid theoretical understanding of IT concepts in this hands-on degree. A Bachelor of Information Technology will take you places!

Certificate in Information Technology (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • 1 semester full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts February, 2017 (this is the final intake for this qualification)
  • Apply until start date

Gain an in-depth introduction to computing and software. This qualification gives you the foundation you need to enter the Bachelor of Information Technology or other IT programmes. Please note: From July, 2017, this qualification will become the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)*. (*subject to final approval)

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)*

  • Dunedin
  • 1 semester full-time*
  • Level 4
  • Starts July, 2017; February, 2018; July, 2018
  • Apply until start date

Gain an in-depth introduction to computing and software. This qualification gives you the foundation you need to enter the Bachelor of Information Technology or other IT programmes.

New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • 1 semester full-time*
  • Level 3
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Want to gain practical experience and a firm grasp of IT foundation skills? Learn about a variety of topics within the computer field, develop your IT skills and gain knowledge of the industry. This programme is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to enter the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)* or other equivalent qualification. (*subject to final approval)

Certificate in IT Service and Support

  • Dunedin
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts February
  • Apply until start date

Prepare for a career as a computer technician and learn about PC hardware, networks and servers. Explore Cisco CCNA, Linux and Security while preparing for an external qualification in this field.

Graduate Certificate in Information Technology (Level 7)

  • Dunedin
  • 1 semester full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Increase your specialist IT knowledge in interactive media, hardware, programming, databases, communications, business or networks and operating systems and develop your computing skills. Online learning options can be discussed with the Programme Manager.

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology - Dunedin

  • Dunedin
  • 1 year full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Are you looking to intensively develop your IT expertise or would like to increase your knowledge in a specialist area? This qualification will take your skills to another level! Online learning options can be discussed with Programme Manager.

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology - Auckland

  • Auckland
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts January, March, June, August and October
  • Apply anytime

This exciting new programme has been specifically designed for international students. It will provide you with the professional skills that you will need to work effectively in the New Zealand IT and business environment.

National Certificate in Computing (Level 2)

  • Online
  • Flexible duration
  • Level 2
  • Starts anytime
  • Apply anytime

Want to prepare for employment or use your existing abilities to gain a formal qualification? Computing skills are now fundamental life skills and the vast majority of jobs will require a basic level of computer familiarity. Increase your career prospects with this fully online, self-paced programme.