7.200 Diploma in Information Technology (Level 6) - (No Longer Offered)

The Diploma in Information Technology (Level 6) adds depth to the knowledge gained from the Level 5 diploma. The programme comprises 16 courses, including compulsory and elective courses chosen from a specialist topic: Software Development, Computer Networks, and Information Systems.

DIT (Level 6) NZQA Qualification Overview »

Programme Information

The programme comprises 16 courses, including:
7.101 The Information Technology System
7.102 Business Communication
7.103 Fundamentals of Computer Programming
7.104 Database Engineering I
7.105 Computer Networks I
7.106 Business Environment
7.202 System Testing
7.203 Computer Algorithms and Discrete Mathematics
7.217 Requirement Modelling
7.221 Operating Systems

Plus two Information Technology elective courses.

Plus four courses from a specialist topic:

Software Development

7.201 Systems Analysis and Design
7.205 Object Oriented Programming
7.206 Desktop Applications Development

Plus one of:
7.303 Web Applications Development
7.304 Human Computer Interaction
7.308 Mobile Applications Development

Information Systems

7.201 Systems Analysis and Design
7.205 Object Oriented Programming

Plus one of:
7.219 E-Commerce for Managers
7.220 Enterprise Resource Planning Solutions for Small Business

Plus one of:
7.312 Management Information Systems
7.314 E-Business Strategy
7.316 Business Intelligence

Computer Networks

7.210 Computer Networks II
7.211 Network Infrastructure Design
7.218 Server Administration

Plus one of:
7.309 Network System Security
7.310 Advanced Networking
7.311 Mobile Network Design

Students without a strong senior high school mathematics background may be required to take 7.107 Mathematics for Computing in place of an elective course.

Job Opportunities

IT specialist.

Duration

5-6 semesters full-time

Start Dates 2017

No longer offered in 2017

Semesters and scheduled breaks:

Semester 3, 2016 - 12 September  to 16 December

Entry Requirements
Fees

International Students

2016/17 Course Fees:    NZ$16,840 per 8 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$1,760
Total:    NZ$18,600

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$270 per year (or NZ$27 per month or part thereof).

Domestic Students

2016 Course Fees:    NZ$3,840 per 8 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$1,760
Total:    NZ$5,600 per 8 courses
2017 Course Fees:    NZ$3,952 per 8 courses
Resource Fees:    NZ$1,760
Total:    NZ$5,712 per 8 courses

Plus a compulsory Student Services Fee of NZ$270 per year (or NZ$27 per month or part thereof).

Studylink

This course is eligible for a student loan from Studylink. Contact Studylink on 0800 88 99 00 or log on to www.studylink.govt.nz to apply for student finance.

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