Graduate Diploma in Information & Communication Technologies

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Computer Science not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements
A Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field (excluding Ara's BICT).

Alternative Requirements
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic Entry Requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. Contact Ara for advice.

English Requirements
Applicants for whom English is not their first language may also be required to provide evidence of English language skills as listed below. Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, should contact Ara for advice. IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in all subtests).
Note: 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. Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of the GradDipICT is to develop graduates who are suitably skilled to apply critical thinking skills required to evaluate options in a structured and research informed manner to contribute to the future developments of information systems development and deployment in organisations.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:

$59,000

Median earnings one year after study

$67,000

Median earnings two years after study

$81,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

87%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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Sources

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