Bachelor of Information Technology
Level 7

Bachelor of Information Technology

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  • Locations and dates

    Nelson:

    21 February 2022
    Year 1
    18 July 2022
    Year 1

    Offshore Online:

    21 February 2022
  • Study options

    Full time or part time

  • Length

    3 years full time; each year of full time study is 42 weeks, made up of 36 tuition weeks and 6 weeks of study breaks.

  • Total credits

    360

  • Fees

    $6,831

    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    NE4507

A professional degree that will prepare you for the workforce in a range of information technology related jobs.

If you achieved University Entrance (UE) in 2020, the entry requirements for this programme may differ from those displayed on this page and in printed material due to the disruption caused by COVID-19. To find out about entry requirements for those who achieve UE in 2020 see the NZQA website(external link).

 

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This programme focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of computers and their application in business and industry and provides entry to postgraduate study.

The NMIT Bachelor of Information Technology is accredited by IT Professionals New Zealand.

This programme can be completed in three years of full time study, or you can study part-time.

In your first year you will take eight compulsory courses at Level 5. In years two and three you take specific courses to complete one of the three majors (Information Systems, Systems Development or ICT Infrastructure) and some elective courses to make up your total of 120 credits.

 

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

University Entrance: NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at Level 3 and 20 credits at Level 2 or higher) which must include: 14 credits at Level 3 in each of three approved* subjects as well as Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627) OR A qualification on the NZQF at Level 4 or above in a related discipline OR A qualification or examination recognised as being equivalent to achievement of NCEA Level 3 (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination) *NZQA approved subjects: see https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/awards/university-entrance/ 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 by the Curriculum Manager (or delegate) If English is not the applicant s first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Table: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in each band), Note: Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact NMIT for an assessment Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills 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.

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Duration Learn more

3 Years

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $6,831 $20,494
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $9,704 $29,113
TOTAL Learn more $16,535 $49,606
Compulsory Student Services Fee
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Student success Learn more

Successful course completions 84%

National Graduate Outcomes Learn more

3 years after completion
Median earnings Learn more $51,577
Earnings range Learn more $40,417 - $61,089
In employment Learn more 81%
In further study Learn more 13%
On a benefit Learn more 0%

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